Jan. 16, 2015
THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech track and field team continues its indoor season Saturday at the Auburn Indoor Invitational at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham, Ala.
The Auburn Invite begins at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) with the women’s weight throw, followed by a full schedule of field events, the last of which begins at 6 p.m. ET. Georgia Tech is set to compete in the men’s and women’s pole vaults, triple and long jumps and the women’s high jump.
The first running event, the women’s 60-meter preliminaries, is scheduled for 12 p.m. ET. The Jackets have entries in all running events except the men’s and women’s DMR, and the men’s 4×400-meter relay.
Sixty-one Yellow Jackets are set to compete in 22 events at the meet. Live results are available via the link above and on deltatiming.com.
The meet features 12 Division I teams, including three top-25 teams on the women’s side – No. 4 Georgia, No. 9 Florida State and No. 18 Auburn – and five top-25 men’s squads – No. 10 LSU, No. 11 Georgia, No. 13 Alabama, No. 20 Florida State and No. 24 Ohio State.
Senior Nikita Kirillov won the pole vault and the Georgia Tech freshmen took home 13 top-10 finishes in the Yellow Jackets’ indoor season opener Saturday at the Orange & Purple Classic hosted by Clemson.