Track and Field Preps for ECAC/IC4A Championships

PHILADELPHIA - Postseason track and field continues for Penn this weekend as the Quakers head to Princeton, N.J., for the 2016 Outdoor IC4A/ECAC Championships, Friday through Sunday.

The meet begins on Friday with the heptathlon and decathlon as well as the distance classic at night. Most preliminaries will take place on Saturday which begins with the men's hammer throw at 10 a.m., and concludes with the trials of the 4x400-meter relay at 6 p.m. Sunday begins at 9:30 a.m., with the men's shot put, while the first running events on the final day are slotted for 12:15 p.m. The meet is set to conclude with the men's 4x400-meter relay at 3:05 p.m.

Last week, the Quakers boasted eight All-Ivy performances as the men finished third and the women seventh at the Heptagonal Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Four Quakers earned Heps titles as Sam Mattis won the men's discus, Kelsey Hay won the women's javelin, Nick Tuck won the men's steeplechase and Thomas Pitt won the men’s long jump.

At this meet last year, Mike Monroe won the IC4A title in the high jump to record the eight-best jump in program history. On the women's side, the 4x800-meter relay came in first place for the event title asGina Alm, Candace Taylor, Ashley Montgomery and Carey Celata combined tofinish in 8:46.04.

A full recap of the 2016 IC4A/ECAC Championships will be available at PennAthletics.com shortly after the completion of the meet on Sunday.

Download: 2016_Outdoor_Time_Schedule.pdf