Wolverines to Host UVU Collegiate Friday



March 27, 2013

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OREM, Utah -- The Utah Valley University men's and women's track and field teams are hosting the 3rd Annual UVU Collegiate Friday at the Hal Wing Track & Field.

Competition begins at 8:30 a.m. with the men's discus. Results can be followed at www.runnercard.com.

In addition to host UVU, BYU, Southern Utah, Weber State, Utah State, Utah, Westminster, Boise State, Idaho State and University of Colorado-Mesa will participate in the event.

"With the weather and the competition, we are expecting some good times," UVU track and field coach Scott Houle said. "We're able to stay at home and not have to worry about school for the most part."

The UVU Collegiate in the first of four Utah meets in which the Wolverines will participate. Later in the year, the Wolverines will compete in meets at BYU, Weber State, Utah State and Utah.

Last year, the Wolverines claimed eight first-place finishes at the UVU Collegiate.

Jumping events get underway at 10 a.m. with the men's and women's long jump, and the running events begin at 12:30 p.m. with the steeplechase.

The Wolverines haven't competed since the Aztec Invitational March 14-16.