Track & Field
Tulane Hosts Conference USA Track Championships



May 10, 2000

NEW ORLEANS -- The Tulane University Department of Athletics will host the 2000 Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships this weekend at Tad Gormley Stadium.

The three-day meet, which begins Thurs., May 11 and runs through Sat, May 13, features some of the nation's premier track and field athletes from Conference USA. Ten men's teams and 11 women's teams will be competing for the team championships.

The field events will be held during the afternoon, while the running events are scheduled to start in the early evening. See the complete meet schedule below for more details. Tickets are only available at Tad Gormley Stadium, located in New Orleans' historic City Park, and are $5 for adults and $2 for children.

This is the fifth annual C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship meet. The University of Houston is the men's defending team champion, while Tulane is the defending women's team champion.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 11

Field Events

10:30 a.m. Decathlon, 10:30 a.m. Heptahlon, 3:00 p.m. Hammer Throw (w), 5:30 p.m. Hammer Throw (m)

Running Events

8:00 p.m. 10,000 meters (w), 8:40 p.m. 10,000 meters (m)

Friday, May 12

Field Events

9:00 a.m. Decathlon, 10:30 p.m. Heptahlon, 2:30 p.m. Javelin (w), 3:00 p.m. Shot Put (m), 5:30 p.m. Long Jump (w), Long Jump (m), Discus (w), 6:00 p.m. High Jump (w), Pole Vault (w)

Running Events

6:30 p.m. 1,500 meter trials (w), 6:45 p.m. 1,500 meter trials (m), 7:00 p.m. 100-meter hurdle trials (w), 7:15 p.m. 110-meter hurdle trials (m), 7:30 p.m. 400 meter trials (w), 7:40 p.m. 400 meter trials (m), 7:50 p.m. 100 meter trials (w), 8:00 p.m. 100 meter trials (m), 8:10 p.m. 800 meter trials (w), 8:25 p.m. 800 meter trials (m), 8:40 p.m. 400-meter hurdle trials (w), 8:50 p.m. 400-meter hurdle trials (m), 9:00 p.m. 200 meter trials (w), 9:10 p.m. 200 meter trials (m), 9:20 p.m. 3,000 meter final (w), 9:35 p.m. 3,000-meter Steeplechase final (m)

Saturday, May 13

Field Events

2:00 p.m. Javelin (m), 4:00 p.m. Triple Jump (w), Shot Put (w), Triple Jump (m), 5:00 p.m. Discus (m), 5:30 p.m. High Jump (m), Pole Vault (m)

Running Events

6:00 p.m. 4x100-meter Relay (w), 6:10 p.m. 4x100-meter Relay (m), 6:20 p.m. 1,500 meter final (w), 6:30 p.m. 1,500 meter final (m), 6:40 p.m. 100-meter hurdle final (w), 6:50 p.m. 110-meter hurdle final (m), 7:00 p.m. 400 meter final (w), 7:05 p.m. 400 meter final (m), 7:10 p.m. 100 meter final (w), 7:15 p.m. 100 meter final (m), 7:20 p.m. 800 meter final (w), 7:25 p.m. 800 meter final (m), 7:35 p.m. 400-meter hurdle final (w), 7:40 p.m. 400-meter hurdle final (m), 7:45 p.m. 200 meter final (w), 7:50 p.m. 200 meter final (m), 7:55 p.m. 5,000 meter final (w), 8:15 p.m. 5,000 meter final (m), 8:35 p.m. 4x400-meter Relay (w), 8:50 p.m. 4x400-meter Relay (m),

9:25 p.m. Awards Ceremony




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