BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – WKU Track & Field is headed for Birmingham, Ala., to compete in
the 2019 Air Force Reserve Conference USA Indoor Track & Field Championships this
Saturday and Sunday. Weekend action from the Birmingham CrossPlex will kick off at 9
a.m. CT on both days.
Admission costs $20 for an adult two-day pass and $10 for youth (12-17). A single
day ticket costs $15 for adults and $6 for youth (12-17). Admission is free for
children ages 11 and under and for students who attend a C-USA member institution
and have a valid ID card.
Saturday’s slate will commence with combined events with heptathlon up first. Field
events are scheduled for 2 p.m., starting with men’s high jump. Running
preliminaries begin at 4 p.m. with the mile. The finals of the 5000m and DMR begin
at 7:30 p.m. and 8:20 p.m., respectively.
Sunday opens with remaining heptathlon events at 9 a.m. The second round of field
events starts at 11 a.m. with men’s shot put and triple jump and the women’s high
jump. The remainder of the running finals begin at 1 p.m. with ESPN+ coverage
kicking off at 2 p.m. The awards presentation is scheduled for 4:15 p.m. All other
Championships action will be streamed on CUSA.tv.
Last season, Charlotte earned the C-USA men’s team title for the first time since
2001 with 127.5 points. Middle Tennessee was crowned the women’s team champion for
the first time since joining C-USA with 127 points. WKU’s men’s squad finished in
eighth place in 2018 while the Lady Toppers took 11th.
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