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Women's Track Preview: BIG EAST Championships
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)
Heat Sheets
Live Results
Live Video for Mobile Devices
Twitter Updates

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 14 different events (10 running events, three field events, one multi-event) have the Wildcats poised to enjoy a successful meet during the weekend.

The action gets underway from the Armory on Saturday morning.

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.


BIG EAST Championships
February 18-19
New York Armory



Events Listed in Chronological Order


Indoor Pentathlon - 8:00 AM

Pentathlon 60 Meter Hurdles - 8:00 AM
Pentathlon High Jump - 8:45 AM
Pentathlon Shot Put - 10:30 AM
Pentathlon Long Jump - 11:45 AM
Pentathlon 800 Meters - 1:00 PM

60 Meter Hurdles - Noon

Emerald Walden - Heat 1
Shericka Ward - Heat 2

60 Meter Dash - 12:40 PM

Varonica Johnson - Heat 1

500 Meters - 1:20 PM

Faith Dismuke - Heat 4

400 Meters - 2:00 PM

Christie Verdier - Heat 1
Qualitra Brown - Heat 4

Pole Vault - 2:00 PM

Alexandra Wasik
Kathleen McPhillips
Melissa Meggiolaro

Mile - 2:30 PM

Sydney Harris - Heat 1
Nicky Akande - Heat 2
Stephanie Schappert - Heat 3

200 Meters - 3:00 PM

Shericka Ward - Heat 1
Varonica Johnson - Heat 5

1000 Meters - 3:30 PM

Ariann Neutts - Heat 1
Emily Lipari - Heat 2
Mary Bohi - Heat 3

800 Meters - 4:00 PM

Leanne Tucker - Heat 1
Erin Ryan - Heat 1
Amanda Borroughs - Heat 2
Shannon Browne - Heat 2

5000 Meters - 4:30 PM

Bogdana Mimic
Megan Venables


High Jump - 9:00 AM

Samantha Yeats

Triple Jump - 12:30 PM

Victoria Profit - Flight 1
Samantha Francis - Flight 1

3000 Meters - 2:00 PM

Bogdana Mimic
Courtney Chapman
Sydney Harris