Track & Field Gears Up for ECAC/IC4A Championships

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PHILADELPHIA - Postseason track and field continues for Penn this weekend as the Quakers head to Princeton, N.J., for the 2015 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 conlcudes with the trials of the 4x400-meter relay at 6 p.m. Sunday begins at 9 a.m., with the men's shot put, while the first running events on the final day are slotted for noon. The meet is set to conclude with the men's 4x400-meter relay at 3:05 p.m.

Last week, the Quakers boasted nine All-Ivy performances as the men earned their highest finish at Outdoor Heptagonals since 2006 and the women posted their best finish since 2012. Four Quakers combined to win five Heps titles as Awad won the men's 1,500 and 5,000 meters, Sam Mattis won the men's discus, Kelsey Hay won the women's javelin and Nick Tuck won the men's steeplechase.

At this meet last year, Mattis won the IC4A title in the discus. Conner Paez also scored for the men in the 10,000 meters.On the women's side, the 4x800-meter relay scored with a third-place finish asCarey Celata,Ella Wurth,Gabrielle CucciaandPauline Dabrowskifinished in 8:47.66.

A full recap of the 2015 IC4A/ECAC Championships will be available at PennAthletics.com shortly after the completion of the meet.

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