Track & Field Hosts Battle on the Bayou

by Aaron Hyder
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Track & Field Hosts Battle on the Bayou

Baton Rouge, La. – The LSU track and field team will host the first of three outdoor meets that will take place at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in April on Saturday, April 6, with the Battle of the Bayou.

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RC Walbrook will start competition for the Tigers with the discus throw at 10:45 a.m. The main part of the meet begins at 1 p.m. with the running of the women’s and men’s 4×100 meter relays. All in all, 45 athletes donning the Purple and Gold are set to compete on Saturday. Admission is free and LSU will be hosting the likes of Ohio State, Penn State, Kansas and Alabama. The meet will bookend with the 4×400 meter relays at 3:10 p.m. (women) and 3:15 p.m. (men). It will be a busy day for LSU Athletics, fans should see attached parking map for best parking accommodations. Fans are encouraged to follow @LSUgameops on Twitter for the latest updates.

National Rankings

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association released its first regular season outdoor rankings on Monday. The women checked in at the No. 4 spot, and the men are slotted sixth. FloTrack has the LSU men ranked No. 1 in the nation with a projected scoring total of 55 points at the NCAA Championships, while the women are ranked 14th in FloTrack’s rankings.

Nationally Ranked Athletes/Events

JuVaughn Harrison – High Jump (7′ 3.25”) – No. 1

Tonea Marshall – 100m Hurdles (12.96) – No. 1

Men’s 4×1 – 38.41 – No. 1 – Akanni Hislop, Kary Vincent Jr., Dylan Peebles, Jaron Flournoy

Rayvon Grey – Long Jump (26′ 5”) – No. 2

Jurnee Woodward – 400m Hurdles (57.28) – No. 2

Sha’Carri Richardson – 100 Meters (11.17) – No. 3

Women’s 4×1 – 43.58 – No. 4 – Tonea Marshall, Ariyonna Augustine, Rachel Misher, Sha’Carri Richardson

Men’s 4×4 – 3:05.09 – No. 7 – Dorian Camel, Jaron Flournoy, Correion Mosby, Tyler Terry

Milan Young – 100m Hurdles (13.19) – No. 8

Mercy Abire – Long Jump (20′ 9.25”) – No. 8

Damion Thomas – 110m Hurdles (13.87) – No. 8

Arthur Price – 110m Hurdles (13.87) – No. 8

Da’Quan Bellard – Triple Jump (52′ 5.25”) – No. 8

Jake Norris – Hammer Throw (229′ 8”) – No. 8

How to Follow

Fans can follow @LSUTrackField on Twitter for the most up to date happenings at meets. Fans can also follow LSU track and field on Instagram (LSUTrackField) and Facebook (LSU Track & Field).