March 2, 2013
LAS VEGAS -- One week after finishing second at the Great West Conference Indoor Championships, the UVU men's and women's track teams are in action Saturday at the UNLV Track Classic.
Along with host UNLV and UVU, Southern Utah, University of Montana-Billings, Pasadena Community College and a few club teams will participate in the event.
A total of 15 events will be contested Saturday. Competition begins 11 a.m. MT with the hammer throw, long jump and high jump. The 4x100 relay will kick off the running events at 12:30 p.m.
The Wolverines, participating in their final Great West Conference Indoor Meet before joining the Western Athletic Conference next season, placed second behind HBU at the meet held at the University of Houston last week.
For the men, Allah Laryea-Akrong became a four-time champion in the 60m and 200m.
Following this week's event, the Wolverines will have two weeks off before heading to the Aztec Invitational hosted by San Diego State.