PHILADELPHIA - At the nation's most renowned indoor track and field facility this weekend, the University of Pennsylvania men's and women's track and field teams will compete with some of the country's best at the Armory Track Invitational.
Competition in New York City begins at 10:30 a.m., for the Quakers with the women's shot put and the women's long jump. The first track event features the women's 60 meters at 10:55 a.m. The first day of competition will conclude for the Red and Blue after the women's distance medley relay at 7:30 p.m. Day two will start at 8:55 a.m., with the women's 3,000 meters and continue to the Men's Invitational Mile where junior All-American Thomas Awad will represent the Red and Blue stripes at 5:12 p.m.
In Penn's last trip to the Armory,the Quakers posted a plethora of top 10 finishes at the Lafayette/Rider Invitational, and also competed at the prestigious Millrose Games.All-AmericanMaalik Reynoldsfinished fourth against some of the nation's best in the men's high jump at the Millrose Games when he cleared 2.19 meters. Also at the Millrose Games, the Quakers finished fifth in the men's 4x800-meter relay with a time of 7:35.61.
Last week, the Quakers posted several all-time top 10 marks and two more individual victories at the Princeton Invitational. SophomoreStorm Dublirerwon the men's 500 meters as he sprinted to a finish of 1:07.31 to top the field of 13 for his first career individual win and a personal record time. The women also posted a winner in freshmanBarbara Biney, who won the 60 meters with a time of 7.73.
A full recap will be available at PennAthletics.com following the conclusion of the meet.