PREVIEW: Track Opens Up 2017 Season
PREVIEW: Track Opens Up 2017 Season
Friday, February 17, 2017

MARSHALL, Texas – It will be a combination of meets that take place on Friday and Saturday for the East Texas Baptist University track and field teams as they start their outdoor season while also competing indoors too. ETBU will split the teams as some athletes will participate in the outdoor and a select group will travel indoors.

 

Nine athletes will travel to College Station, Texas, on Saturday for the Texas A&M Aggie Twilight indoor event. Five men and four women will compete at the NCAA Division I indoor meet. For the men, Matthew Barry (60 meters), Beau Billings (1 mile, 3000 meters), Xavier Gray (long jump, triple jump), Xavier Montgomery (60 meters), and Chase Sojka (60 meter high hurdles) will be there. For the women, Brooklen Butler (60 meter high hurdles), Olivia Lawerence (60 meters), Shanetra Minor (60 meters), and Shelby Sparks (1 mile) will participate.

 

On Friday, several athletes will participate in the Texas Tyler East Texas Prairie Dog Relays. There will be 18 women and 10 men traveling to the first outdoor meet of the year.