Track, Cross Country Teams To Hold Open Tryouts On August 17

July 10, 2012

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. --The UAB cross country and track and field teams will hold open tryouts for any currently enrolled, full-time students who may be interested in walking on to the teams this coming year.

Head track and field coach Kurt Thomas and head cross country coach Tony Houchinwill hold and informational meeting shortly after classes begin at UAB on Friday, August 17 at 1 p.m. in Ullman 336.

Per new NCAA and Conference USA guidelines, students who are interested in trying out must provide proof of a physical within the last six months, as well as a sickle cell test.

Students who do not have proof of a physical and/or sickle cell test will be assisted in setting up appointments to complete them.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Coach Thomas ( or Coach Houchin (, or by phone at (205) 934-7248 or 934-7236.