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Men's Track Preview: BIG EAST Championships
The BIG EAST Championships get underway on Saturday morning at the New York Armory.
 
The BIG EAST Championships get underway on Saturday morning at the New York Armory.
 

Feb. 17, 2012

BIG EAST Championship Central (use this link to access live video)
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VILLANOVA, Pa.--The official heat sheets for this weekend's BIG EAST Championships were released on Thursday night and Villanova will open competition in the conference meet on Saturday morning at the New York Armory, where the two-day BIG EAST Championships will be held. Entries in 11 different events (six running events, five field events) have the Wildcats poised to enjoy a successful meet during the weekend.

"We are ready to go," Villanova head coach Marcus O'Sullivan said. "The team is healthy and I am happy with the way that all of our guys have prepared themselves to compete this weekend. I am expecting us to have a good meet."

The action gets underway from the Armory on Saturday morning and the first running event in which the Wildcats will have an entry is the 500 meters, which goes off at 1:40 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.

All of the running events except for the longer distance events (3000 meters, 5000 meters) will have preliminaries contested, with the finals to follow on Sunday afternoon. In addition, teams will go head to head in the 4x400 meter relay, the 4x800 meter relay and the distance medley relay.

There are several ways to follow live coverage of the conference championships this weekend. For the second straight year the BIG EAST will stream video of the event on its website free of charge. The BIG EAST Championship Central page will also have live results. Fans can also find updates on the Villanova Track & Field Twitter page (@NovaTrackXC). The links at the top of this release will direct you to the various ways of following the meet.

 

 

A full recap of each day of action at the BIG EAST Championships will be posted on Saturday night and Sunday night once each day's competition has concluded.

COMPLETE VILLANOVA SCHEDULE

BIG EAST Championships
February 18-19
New York Armory

Events Listed in Chronological Order

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18

Men's Pole Vault - 10:00 AM

Chris Dougherty

Men's 500 Meters - 1:40 PM

Samuel Ellison - Heat 3

Men's Weight Throw - 2:15 PM

Frank Anuszewski - Flight 1

Men's Mile - 2:45 PM

Alex Tully - Heat 1
Dan Harris - Heat 1
Joseph LoRusso - Heat 2
Samuel McEntee - Heat 2

Men's Long Jump - 3:00 PM

Elbert Maxwell - Flight 2

Men's 1000 Meters - 3:45 PM

Chris Pietrocarlo - Heat 1
Richie Bohny - Heat 1
Dusty Solis - Heat 2
Brian Tetreault - Heat 3

Men's 800 Meters - 4:15 PM

Chris Fitzsimons - Heat 1
Philip O'Connell - Heat 2

Men's 5000 Meters - 4:55 PM

Ryan Sheridan
Matt Kane
Greg Morrin
Hugo Beamish

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19

Men's High Jump - 9:00 AM

Matthew Sidney
Elbert Maxwell

Men's Shot Put - 10:00 AM

Frank Anuszewski - Flight 2

Men's 3000 Meters - 2:20 PM

Ryan Sheridan
Mathew Mildenhall
Brian Basili
Hugo Beamish

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