Track & Field Heads to Rose-Hulman for Friday Night Spikes

Track & Field Heads to Rose-Hulman for Friday Night Spikes

NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – The Manchester Spartans will travel to Terre Haute on Friday January 11 to compete in the "Friday Night Spikes Series Opener" hosted by Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Teams competing on Friday include Manchester University, Rose-Hulman, Hanover, and Washington (Mo.).

Friday's indoor meet will be held in the Sports and Recreation Center on the campus of Rose-Hulman and will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Manchester News & Notes:

* A year ago, both the men and women earned fourth place finishes at the 2018 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Indoor meet hosted by Anderson University.
* 2018 HCAC Freshman of the Year Travis Murr is set to help lead the Spartans.  Murr holds program 60-meter and 200-meter dash records.
* Junior Hannah Wappes earned 2018 HCAC indoor Track Athlete of Year honors after winning both the 800 and mile run titles.  Wappes holds the program record in the mile and has won three career HCAC indoor event championships.

4:30 pm Field house opens
6:00 pm Women's Shot Put (men to follow)
             Men's Weight Throw (women to follow)
             Men's long jump (women to follow) / 4 jumps
             Women's high jump (men to follow)
             Men's pole vault (women to follow)
             Men's triple jump (follows LJ) / 4 jumps
             Women's triple jump (follows men's TJ) / 4 jumps
6:15 pm 60 meter dash semifinals (women followed by men) (Eight fastest times advance to final)
             60 meter hurdles semifinals (Eight fastest times advance to final)
6:45 pm 4 x 200 meter relay (Women followed by men)
7:00 pm Mile run
7:20 pm 60 meter hurdles finals
7:35 pm 400 meter dash (sections on time)
7:55 pm 60 meter dash finals
8:10 pm 800 meter run (sections on time)
8:30 pm 200 meter dash (sections on time)
9:00 pm 3000 meter run
9:30 pm 4 x 400 meter relay
9:45 pm Estimated conclusion of meet
*Faster sections will run first. Women followed by men.