Penguins Set to Host 21-Team YSU College Invitational Meet on Friday

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Savannah Osborne

The Youngstown State men's and women's track and field teams return to action on Friday when the Penguins play host to the YSU College Invitational at the WATTS. Running events will begin at 1 p.m. with field events following at 2:30 p.m.

YSU will entertain athletes from Ashland, Blufton, Cedarville, Clarion, Charleston (W.Va.), Geneva, Malone, Lake Erie College, Notre Dame (Ohio), Northern Kentucky, Ohio Dominican, Ohio University (Women), Pitt-Johnstown, Pittsburgh, Point Park, Robert Morris (Women), Slippery Rock, St. Vincent, Walsh and Wheeling Jesuit on Friday.

The first running event is the 5,000m run which starts at 1 p.m. The high jump is the first field event of the competition at 2:30 p.m. with the pole vault set for 3 p.m. and the remainder of the field events starting at 3:30 p.m.

Last time out at the Doug Raymond Invitational on Jan. 14, Amber Eles (60m hurdles), Chenera Lacey (high jump), Carl Zallow (60m dash), Brendon Lucas (400m), Chad Zallow (60m hurdles) and Brad Jones (high jump) all came away with first-place finishes. All six athletes will be competing on Friday at the YSU College Invitational.

YSU College Invitational Event Schedule

Running Events
1 p.m. - Women's 5,000m run - Men's race to follow
3 p.m. - Women's 60m Hurdles Prelims
Men's 60m Hurdle Prelims
Women 60M Prelims
Men 60M Prelims
Women's Mile
Men's Mile
Women's 400m
Men's 400m
Men's 60m Hurdles Finals
Women's 60m Hurdles Finals
Men's 60m Finals
Women's 60m Finals
Women's 800m
Men's 800m
Women's 200m
Men's 200m
Women's 3,000m
Men's 3,000m
Women's 4x400m relay
Men's 4x400m relay

Field Events
2:30 p.m. - Women's High Jump - Men's to Follow
3 p.m. - Women's Pole Vault - Men's to Follow
3:30 p.m. - Men's Weight Throw - Women's to Follow
3:30 p.m. - Women's Shot Put - Men's  to Follow
3:30 p.m. - Women's Long Jump - Women's Triple Jump to Follow
3:30 p.m. - Men's Long Jump - Men's Triple Jump to Follow