April 22, 2014
HOUSTON, Texas - Rice's men's track and field squad hosts the 11th annual J. Fred Duckett Twilight Meet this Saturday, April 26 at Holloway Track/Ley Field.
The Owls look to post strong performances, trying to qualify athletes for the NCAA Meet, while also preparing for the C-USA Championships, hosted by Rice on May 15-18.
Competitors in the event will include Rice javelin thrower Evan Karakolis, who is ranked 22nd (69.12m) in the nation. Freshman distance runner William Roberts will also be running and is coming off a victory in the 1500 at the Kansas Relays last Saturday.
Competition will begin at noon beginning with the women's hammer throw. The afternoon session will then start at 3 p.m. with the 110m hurdles.
Other schools set to compete include Dallas Baptist, Houston, Houston Baptist, Incarante Word, Lamar, McNeese State, New Mexico State, North Texas, Southeastern Louisiana, Stephen F. Austin, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, UTPA and UTSA.