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The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced on Monday that its track and field championship will be held on May 4-6 at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany, Ga

ATLANTA (April 10, 2017) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced on Monday that its track and field championship will be held on May 4-6 at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany, Ga.

All field events will take place on the campus of Albany State University while Hugh Mills Stadium will host all running events.

Combined events kickoff the championship at 8 a.m. on May 4 beginning with the decathlon followed by the heptathlon at 8:30 a.m. Field events will begin at 1 p.m. and the opening ceremony is slated for 3 p.m. Track events are scheduled to start at 5 p.m. concluding with the men’s 10,000-meter run at 8 p.m.

Eleven women’s teams will compete in the upcoming championship including Albany State, Benedict, Claflin, Clark Atlanta, Central State, Fort Valley State, Kentucky State, Lane, Miles, Paine, and Tuskegee. Albany State won the 2016 SIAC Women’s Track & Field Championship.

The men’s field will be represented by Albany State, Benedict, Claflin, Central State, Fort Valley State, Kentucky State, Lane, Paine, Morehouse, and Tuskegee. Benedict, the reigning conference champs, won its first SIAC Men’s Track & Field title last year in Rock Hill, S.C.

All coverage of the 2017 SIAC Track & Field Championship including, news, live results, and more will be available at www.thesiac.com

2017 SIAC Track & Field Schedule 

 

 May 4, 2017
COMBINED EVENTS
8:00 AM Decathlon (Day 1) FINAL
8:30 AM Heptathlon (Day 1) FINAL
FIELD EVENTS
1:00 PM Shot Put (Women) FINAL2:00 PM Long Jump (Women) FINAL3:00 PM OPENING CEREMONY
4:00 PM Long Jump (Men) FINAL
4:00 PM Shot Put (Men) FINAL

TRACK EVENTS
5:00 PM 400 Meter Int. Hurdles (Women) PRELIM
5:15 PM 400 Meter Int. Hurdles (Men) PRELIM
5:40 PM 200 Meter Dash (Women) PRELIM
5:55 PM 200 Meter Dash (Men) PRELIM
6:10 PM 800 Meter Run (Women) PRELIM
6:25 PM 800 Meter Run (Men) PRELIM
6:40 PM 4 X 100 Meter Relay (Women) PRELIM
6:55 PM 4 X 100 Meter Relay (Men) PRELIM
7:15 PM 10,000 Meter Run (Women) FINAL
8:00 PM 10,000 Meter Run (Men) FINAL

May 5, 2017
COMBINED EVENTS
8:00 AM Heptathlon (Day 2) FINAL  (Javelin at ASU)
8:30 AM Decathlon (Day 2) FINAL  (Javelin at ASU)FIELD EVENTS
12:00 PM Hammer Throw (Women) FINAL (ASU Campus)
1:00 PM  High Jump (Women) FINAL
1:00 PM Triple Jump (Men) FINAL
1:30 PM Hammer Throw (Men) FINAL  (ASU Campus)
3:00 PM Discus (Women) FINAL
3:30 PM Pole Vault (Women) FINAL
4:00 PM Triple Jump (Women) FINAL
6:00 PM Discus (Men) FINALTRACK EVENTS
5:00 PM 100 Meter Hurdles (Women) PRELIM
5:15 PM 110 Meter Hurdles (Men) PRELIM
5:30 PM 1,500 Meter Run (Women) PRELIM
5:45 PM 1,500 Meter Run (Men) PRELIM
6:00 PM 400 Meter Dash (Women) PRELIM
6:15 PM 400 Meter Dash (Men) PRELIM
6:30 PM 100 Meter Dash (Women) PRELIM
6:45 PM 100 Meter Dash (Men) PRELIM
7:00 PM 3,000 Meter Steeplechase (Women) FINAL
7:20 PM 3,000 Meter Steeplechase (Men) FINAL
7:40 PM 4 x 400 Meter Relay (Women) PRELIM
7:55 PM 4 x 400 Meter Relay (Men) PRELIM
May 6, 2017
FIELD EVENTS
9:00 AM Javelin Throw (Women) FINAL (ASU Campus)
10:00 AM Pole Vault (Men) FINAL
12:00 PM Javelin Throw (Men) FINAL (ASU Campus)
3:00 PM High Jump (Women) FINALTRACK EVENTS
1:30 PM 4 x 100 Meter Relay (Women) FINAL
1:35 PM 4 x 100 Meter Relay (Men) FINAL
1:40 PM 1,500 Meter Run (Women) FINAL
1:50 PM 1,500 Meter Run (Men) FINAL
2:05 PM 110 Meter Hurdles (Men) FINAL
2:25 PM 100 Meter Hurdles (Women) FINAL
2:35 PM 400 Meter Dash (Men) FINAL
2:45 PM 400 Meter Dash (Women) FINAL
2:55 PM 100 Meter Dash (Men) FINAL
3:05 PM 100 Meter Dash (Women) FINAL
3:15 PM 800 Meter Run (Men) FINAL
3:25 PM 800 Meter Run (Women) FINAL
3:40 PM 400 Meter Hurdles (Men) FINAL
3:55 PM 400 Meter Hurdles (Women) FINAL
4:15 PM 200 Meter Dash (Men) FINAL
4:25 PM 200 Meter Dash (Women) FINAL
4:35 PM 5,000 Meter Run (Men) FINAL
4:55 PM 5,000 Meter Run (Women) FINAL
5:25 PM 4 x 400 Meter Relay (Men) FINAL
5:35 PM 4 x 400 Meter Relay (Women) FINAL

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