Raleigh Relays: WatchESPN (Friday) (Saturday) | Start Lists | Schedule
Florida Relays: WatchESPN (Friday) (Saturday) | Live Stats | Schedule
Stanford Invitational: Watch (FloTrack) | Live Stats | Schedule
NEW YORK - The Columbia track & field teams will be split between a three meets across the country this weekend, as the Lions head to the Raleigh Relays, the Florida Relays, and the Stanford Invitational. All three meets take place Friday and Saturday, and can be seen live.
Florida Relays - Gainesville, Florida
The Florida Relays start the weekend on Thursday with their high school and post-collegiate entries, while the college portion of the meet takes place Friday and Saturday on SEC Network + and WatchESPN. All-Ivy League performers Terri Turner and Akua Obeng-Akrofi highlight the women's field, with Josiah Langstaff and Willie Hall running the 800m for the men. On the field side, Robert O'Brien is entered in the pole vault, Daniel Igbokwe will compete in the men's triple jump, and Maryam Hassan is all set for the women's triple jump.
Raleigh Relays - Raleigh, North Carolina
NC State plays host to the Raleigh Relays, which have a 9 a.m. start on Friday and begin the second day of action an hour later the following day. Both days of action can be seen live on WatchESPN. On the women's side, Columbia has four entries included in the 5,000m run with Erin Gregoire, Libby Kokes, Samantha Marin, and Erin Melly, while Chloe Binczyk is set to run the 10,000m. The men will also be highlighted on the distance side, as Lucky Schreiner, Dylan Tarpey, and Chris Thompson are entered in the 5,000m, Tyler Italiano is running the 10,000m, and Spencer Haik is entered in the 1,500m.
Stanford Invitational - Palo Alto, California
Columbia's middle distance and distance athletes will face a tough contingent of runners at in California, as the Stanford Invitational has an 11:30 a.m. local time start on Friday. The entire meet from Palo Alto can be seen live on FloTrack. The men have Sam Ritz entered in the 1,500m, with the 5,000m field seeing Ivy League cross country champion Ryan Thomas, Ivy League Indoor Heps champion Kenny Vasbinder, and former All-Ivy performer Brian Zabilski ready to run the 5,000m. The women will see Bianca Alonzo and All-American Sarah Hardie compete in the 1,500m, All-Ivy performer Nell Crosby take part in the 5,000m, and Abigail McLaughlin run the 10,000m.