CHARLESTON, S.C. - The College of Charleston women’s track & field team will travel to Durham, N.C., for the Duke Invitational, April 5-6, their final meet before the 2013 Southern Conference Outdoor Championship.
The meet, held at Wallace Wade Stadium on the campus of Duke University is expected to welcome over 1,000 athletes from 50 different institutions for the two-day event.
The meet will get underway on Friday with the women’s javelin at 12:00 p.m. Events on the start are set to begin at 3:30 p.m. with the women’s 400-meter hurdles. On Saturday competition will begin with the women’s long jump at 9:00 a.m.
The Cougars are coming off a successful meet last weekend with a similar level of competition, at the Raleigh Relays. Junior Christine Klinar improved on her school record in the javelin throw as she placed seventh with a throw of 41.85 meters, the second best throw in the Southern Conference this season.
Freshman Roshani Glover set the top mark in the SoCon this season and second best mark in school history as she won her section and placed ninth overall in the triple jump with a mark of 12.06 meters. For her performance Glover earned SoCon Field Athlete of the Week, her second athlete of the week honor of her young career.
“This is another big competition for us,” CofC head coach Amy Seago said. “We are all looking to improve and build momentum going into our conference meet.”
The Cougars will travel to Statesboro, Ga., for the 2013 Southern Conference Outdoor Championship April 20-21 at Georgia Southern.
Stay tuned to CofCSports.com for a recap and results following each day of the Duke Invitational.