March 26, 2015
THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech track and field team is set to host the Yellow Jacket Invitational at Griffin Track Friday and Saturday. The 5,000 meters at 8:30 p.m. is the only event Friday, while a full slate of competition Saturday is set to begin at 10:30 a.m. with the shot put and running events beginning at 12:30 p.m. with the 4×100-meter relay.
Fans wishing to attend the meet on both days are welcome to park in the McCamish Lot.
Clark (M/W), Furman (M/W), Georgia (M/W), Georgia State (W), Georgia Tech (M/W), Jackson State (M/W), Kennesaw State (M/W), Mercer (M/W), Middle Tennessee State (M/W), Mississippi (M/W), St. John’s (W), South Alabama (M/W), Southern Mississippi (M/W), Tulane (M/W), UNC-Asheville, (M/W), Western Carolina (M/W).
Seventy-nine Yellow Jackets are set to compete in 27 events throughout the two-day meet. Fans can follow along with the live results on www.deltatiming.com.
The Jackets are coming off a successful weekend at the Alabama Relays. Jazmyne Taylorwon the 400 meters,Bailey Weilandwon the high jump andBrandon Lasaterwon the 1,500 meters at the meet. Lasater earned ACC Men’s Track Performer of the Week honors for his performance in the 1,500 meters.