Track Heads to Sea Ray Relays

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Vanessa McLeod.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM
Vanessa McLeod.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM

April 10, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue track and field team is headed to Knoxville, Tenn., for the Sea Ray Relays. The meet, hosted by the University of Tennessee, will run from Thursday to Saturday. This is the 47th annual Sea Ray Relays.

Who’s Competing for Purdue?
The Boilermakers are sending 24 women and 27 men to the meet. The throws group is among the headliners as Dani Bunch represents the Purdue women and Coy Blair, Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, Jakob Engel and Caleb Fricke will compete for the men. The distance group will also be well represented with Kelly McCurdy and Samantha Walkow among the top competitors for the women and Matthew McClintock and Tate Schienbein among the top men. Other top competitors include Cierra Brown (TJ), Aarin Jones (400m), Vanessa McLeod (800m), Nikki Nunn (LJ), and Ciana Tabb (100mH) for the women and Geoff Davis (HJ), Andrew Kendrick (400m), and Brandon Winters (110mH) for the men.


 

 

Live Scoring and Meet Information
Meet Info: http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-track/tenntrack/
Facility Info: http://www.utsports.com/facilities/tom_black_track.html
Schedule: http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-track/tenntrack/pdf/2013-Sea-Ray-Schedule1-18-13.pdf
Performance List: http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/tenn/sports/c-xctrack/auto_pdf/2012-13/misc_non_event/SeaRayRelaysPerformanceList.pdf
Sea Ray Relays Record Book: http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/tenn/sports/c-xctrack/auto_pdf/2012-13/misc_non_event/SeaRayRelaysRecordBook.pdf
Live Results: http://branchsportstech.com/2013_Meets/outdoor/04-11-searay/Day1.htm
Watch Live (Friday): http://www.utsports.com/allaccess/?media=362267
Watch Live (Saturday): http://www.utsports.com/allaccess/?media=362268
Fans can also receive live updates on Twitter from Tennessee’s official track feed, @Vol_Track, and with the hashtag #SeaRayRelays.

What Time and Where?
The Sea Ray Relays begins at 4 p.m. ET on Thursday with the women’s hammer throw. The men’s hammer will follow at 6:30 to round out the first day. Friday’s action is scheduled to begin at 12:15 p.m. with the men’s open discus. The women’s 3k opens the track events and it begins at 12:35 p.m. on the second day. Saturday’s events begin at noon with the women’s invitational discus. Saturday’s track events begin at 12:30 p.m. with the showcase 200m dash.

Who Else is Going?
There will be 60 teams and more than 1,200 competitors on hand at the Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium for the weekend meet.

Purdue’s Last Time Out
The Boilermakers last competed at the Tiger Track Classic. Davis tied his PR and the school’s second-best high jump mark as he cleared 2.22m (7-03.25). McLeod ran the fourth-fastest 800m race in Purdue history as she finished in 2:07.50. Enekwechi threw the fourth-best hammer throw in program history with a distance of 64.94m (213-01). Brown leapt a PR and the nation’s 25th-best triple jump distance on the season with a mark of 12.62m (41-05).