The Central Connecticut men's and women's track & field teams will travel back to Boston University for the second time this season to compete in the David Hemery Valentine Invitational on Friday and Saturday inside the BU Track and Tennis Center. The women's competition will start on Friday with field events at 1:00 p.m. and the men will wait until Saturday to compete, beginning with field events at 10:30 a.m.
The Blue Devils will see a very large and highly talented competition field made up of 3,500 athletes representing of 90 teams including hundreds of post-collegiate athletes. Click here for a full list of accepted entries.
LAST WEEK HIGHLIGHTS
Senior Austin Trainor was crowned the 2018 New England Champion in the 1,000 meter run to lead the CCSU men's team last weekend at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. Junior Akiel Smith also medaled for Central, earning bronze in the 200 meter dash with a personal record time of 21.80 seconds.
On the women's side, junior Sierra Nesmith posted the highest individual finish for CCSU in sixth place in the triple jump after springing a distance of 11.47 meters.
The Blue Devils will compete for the 2018 Northeast Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship next weekend hosted by Wagner inside Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island, NY. The title meet will begin on Friday, February 16th and will conclude on Saturday, February 17th.