UB Track And Field Hosts First Home Meet Of Outdoor Season On Friday

UB Track And Field Hosts First Home Meet Of Outdoor Season On Friday

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BUFFALO, NY – The University at Buffalo track and field team will host its first home meet of the 2014 outdoor season when the Bulls compete in the UB Open on Friday, April 18 at UB Stadium. The Bulls will play host to cross-town rivals Canisius College and Niagara University along with numerous unattached runners.

The meet on Friday will mark the first outdoor track and field meet that UB has hosted since the 2010 season when they hosted the UB Open.

Field events will begin with the men's and women's discus at 1:00 p.m., with the running events starting at 1:30 p.m. with the men's 3,000 meter run. The 38 Events will run until around 5:00 p.m. For a complete meet schedule click here.

The UB throwers have continued to dominate the competition so far this outdoor season as Jonathan Jones and Evan Palmer have racked up multiple victories through three meets. Jones dominated the field at the Bison Open in the shot put event while Palmer recorded two victories on the weekend, hammer throw and discus.

In other field events, the Bulls will be aiming for good performances from a trio of pole vaulters, Kelly Truppo, Jenna Van Dusen and Taylor Bates.

In sprints, a pair of Bulls, Darien Johnson and Jalen Law, will be competing in both the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash on the mens side while Camaria Long and Malayah White will be competing in the same two events for the UB women.

Prior to the beginning of the meet, the University at Buffalo track and field team will be honoring their nine seniors.