BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Nearly a month after the season-opening Vanderbilt Indoor Opener meet, the WKU Track & Field team is set for its next challenge as the squad heads to the Gene Edmonds Open hosted by Purdue on Saturday. Field events kickoff at 10 a.m. CT with running action to follow at noon CT.
The Hilltoppers will be joined at the outing by Austin Peay, IPFW, IUPUI, Northern Illinois, Tennessee Tech and the host, Purdue, at the Lambert Fieldhouse. This year’s event marks the 22nd Annual Gene Edmonds Open and is the third-consecutive year that the Red and White have participated.
Thirty-two Hilltopper athletes are scheduled to see action at the weekend meet including all three event winners from the season opener, as Julius Morris (60 meter), Ventavius Sears (400 meter, long jump) and Jenessa Jackson (weight throw) will all see action.
Pentathlon competition will take place Friday afternoon with student-athletes representing Austin Peay, Purdue and Calumet – St. Joseph on the heat sheets. All events that Hilltoppers will compete in are scheduled to take place on Saturday. All events are anticipated to conclude by 3:30 p.m. CT.
A full meet schedule of events can be accessed here.
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