No. 8 Arizona highlights New Balance Invitational
No. 8 Arizona will be competing at the New Balance Invitational
On Friday, freshman Avery Mickens will lead off the day by competing in the long jump. Freshmen Aaron Castle and Jordan Young are set to compete in the championship section of the shot put. Senior Nick Ross is entered in the championship section of the long jump. Freshman Miles Parish will run in the preliminary round of the 400-meter sprint. Junior Mohammad Alhasan is set to run in the preliminary round of the 60-meter dash.
On Saturday, Young will begin the day with the weight throw competition. Junior Jovon Cunningham will triple jump in the championship section. Ross is set to compete in the championship section of the high jump. Alhasan will return to the track for the 200-meter sprint preliminaries.
No. 2 Florida will run this weekend at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet, while No. 3 Texas A&M will host the Texas A&M Aggie Invitational. No. 7 Penn State will be at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup and No. 9 Nebraska will be at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational.
In Division II action, No. 9 Nebraska-Kearney and No. 10 Pittsburg State will face Division I's Nebraska at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational. ... No. T4 Grand Valley State and No. T4 Ashland will be at the Hillsdale Invitational. ... No. 1 Adams State will run at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic. ... This weekend in Division III, No. 4 Wisconsin-Whitewater and No. 2 Wisconsin-Eau Claire will be competing at the Pointer Invitational. ... No. 1 Wisconsin-La Crosse will run at the Ted Nelson Classic. ... No. 5 Wisconsin-Oshkosh hosts the Oskhosh Invitational this weekend.