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PHILADELPHIA - The University of Pennsylvania men's track and field team is headed over to the Lone Star State to compete in the Texas Relays at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas. The festivities start on Wednesday and the 14 Quakers participanting will compete from Thursday to Saturday.
Sophomore Karl Ingram will be the first Quaker participant at the 85th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. It is the second largest meet in the United States, only behind the Penn Relays - which the Quakers will host at historic Franklin Field, April 26-28. Ingram is in the javelin Thursday at 4:30 p.m. (EST).
Also on Thursday, senior James Finucane, John Foye, and Thomas Tallerico will compete in the 1,500 meters at 8:30 p.m. (EST). Tim Carey and Tom Timmins will compete in the 400-meter hurdles starting at 6 p.m. (EST). To conclude the night, Mike Kiley will contend in the steeplechase.
On Friday, Penn will participate in the 1,600-meter Sprint Medley Invitational at 7:10 p.m. (EST) with senior Colin Donnelly, Carey, senior Brian Rosenthal, and senior Brian Fulton.
Finally, Saturday holds sophomore Maalik Reynolds in the high jump competition at noon (EST), and Penn's team of Fulton, Rosenthal, Tallerico and Michael Cunningham will run in the distance medley relay at 2:10 p.m. (EST). The 85th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays will conclude shortly afterward with the award ceremony.
Last week, at the season opener and the second annual Big 5 Invite, Penn boasted six individual champions - Timmins, Jake Brenza, Reynolds, Jeff Seddon, Mason Smith and Mike Vido - over their city rivals at Franklin Field. Smith and Vido will also be with the Quakers in Texas as additional relay runners for the Quakers.
A full recap of the 2012 Texas Relays will be available at PennAthletics.com shortly after the completion of the meet.