NEW YORK - From Thursday, April 25 – Saturday, April 27, the Columbia track and field team will compete on one of the nation’s biggest stages of the outdoor season at the 119th Penn Relay in Philadelphia. The Lions will look to display their talents among some of the nation’s best athletes in a number of relays, mid-distance and field events.
Tickets for Thursday and Friday’s events are $18 for general admission and $24 reserved seating. Tickets for Saturday’s action range from $35 to $55. For more ticket information call 1-855-UofPTix or go to the ticket page at PennRelays.com by clicking here.
Fans can catch all of the action through Penn Relays TV. Coverage for Thursday and Friday's events are $5.95 each day, while Saturday’s coverage is $7.95 (does not include USA vs. The World). There is a three-day pass available for $15.95. For more info on viewing the live video stream, click here.
NBC will showcase the USA vs. The World series on Saturday, April 27 from 1-3 p.m. EST. From 3-5 p.m., live coverage of The Penn Relays will air on NBC Universal, making it four complete hours of live action from Franklin Field available to fans in high definition television on Saturday.
Columbia’s day-to-day competition schedule in Philadelphia is listed below:
Thursday, April 25
|10:00a.m.||Women's High Jump Eastern||Madelyn Magee|
|10:00.a.m.||Women's 400m Hurdles Championship||Susan Rodriguez|
|11:30a.m.||Women's Hammer Throw College||Nnenna Okwara, Joanna Koronios|
|1:00p.m.||Women's 4x100m Heats||Columbia|
|4:00p.m.||Women's Discus Throw College||Joanna Koronios|
|5:25p.m.||Women's DMR Championships of America||Columbia|
|7:05p.m.||Women's 4x400m Heptagonal||Columbia|
|8:30p.m.||Women's 3,000m Championship||Caroline Williams|
|9:20p.m.||Men's 5,000m Championship||Paul Snyder|
Friday, April 26
|1:10p.m.||Women's 4x1,500m Championships of America||Columbia|
|2:25p.m.||Men's DMR Championships of America||Columbia|
|4:45p.m.||Men's 4x400m Heptagonal||Columbia|
|6:00p.m.||Women's SMR Championships of America||Columbia|
Saturday, April 27
|12:15p.m.||Men's Hammer Throw||Duncan Dickerson|
|12:45p.m.||Men's 4xMile Championships of America||Columbia|
|4:10p.m.||Women's 4x800m Championships of America||Columbia|
|4:40p.m.||Men's 4x800m Championships of America||Columbia|