May 9, 2012
New Orleans - The Rice men's track and field team competes this weekend at the 2012 Conference USA Outdoor Championship at Tad Gormley Stadium. The three-day event is hosted by Tulane University.
Action starts on Friday, May 11 with decathlon (3 p.m.), hammer throw (2 p.m.), and the 10,000-meter run (8 p.m.). Saturday's running events start at 6 p.m. and are all prelims, except for the 3000m steeplechase. On Sunday, running finals start at 6 p.m. with the 4x100m relay, followed by the 1500m.
Live video streaming of the championships will be available on Saturday on all 12-member institutions' All-Access players as well as the C-USA All-Access player beginning at 5 p.m. CT. A subscription is required to view the C-USA Live Streaming on Saturday. Fox Sports Network is set to televise Sunday's final events on tape delay.
An all-sessions ticket is available for $15.00 for adult and $10.00 for youth that is good for all three days of the championship. Single day tickets are $10.00 for adult and $5.00 for youth. Also, current students from each of the 12 schools in Conference USA will be admitted for free with valid school identification.
Tad Gormley Stadium
Tad Gormley Stadium brings a special dimension of versatility to the City's event staging capabilities. It's the perfect site for a broad range of outdoor athletic competitions, entertainment and corporate special events.
Home of the 1992 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trails and terminus of the Crescent City Classic race, the Stadium is a 26,500 permanent seat facility consisting of a 400 meter internationally marked polyurethane track, natural turf football or soccer field, three locker rooms, press box with seating for 110, press suite with seating for 40, and electronic scoreboard and sound system.
Jon Warren previews the 2012 C-USA Outdoor Championship:
Final 2011 Team Scores
1 Houston 175
2 UTEP 139
3 Tulsa 133
4 Rice 104
5 Memphis 96
6 East Carolina 84
7 Southern Miss 76
8 Tulane 10
2012 C-USA OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY, MAY 11
3:00 PM Heptathlon - Day 1
3:30 PM Decathlon - Day 1
2:00 PM Hammer - Men Final
4:30 PM Hammer - Women Final
8:00 PM 10,000 - Men Final
8:45 PM 10,000 - Women Final
SATURDAY, MAY 12
11:00 AM Decathlon - Day 2
11:00 AM Heptathlon - Day 2
5:00 PM Long Jump - Men Final
5:00 PM Shot Put - Men Final
7:00 PM Shot Put - Women Final
7:30 PM Long Jump - Women Final
7:30 PM High Jump - Men Final
6:00 PM 1500 - Men Prelims
6:15 PM 1500 - Women Prelims
6:30 PM 110 Hurdles - Men Prelims
6:45 PM 100 Hurdles - Women Prelims
6:55 PM 400 - Men Prelims
7:05 PM 400 - Women Prelims
7:15 PM 100 - Men Prelims
7:25 PM 100 - Women Prelims
7:35 PM 800 - Men Prelims
7:45 PM 800 - Women Prelims
8:00 PM 400 Hurdles - Men Prelims
8:15 PM 400 Hurdles - Women Prelims
8:30 PM 200 - Men Prelims
8:40 PM 200 - Women Prelims
8:55 PM 3000 Steeple - Men Final
9:15 PM 3000 Steeple - Women Final
SUNDAY, MAY 13 (FSN)
11:00 AM Javelin - Men Final
1:00 PM Javelin - Women Final
3:00 PM Pole Vault - Men Final
3:00 PM Discus - Men Final
4:00 PM Triple Jump - Women Final
5:00 PM Discus - Women Final
6:00 PM Pole Vault - Women Final
6:30 PM Triple Jump - Men Final
6:30 PM High Jump - Women Final
6:00 PM 4 x 100 Relay - Men Final
6:05 PM 4 x 100 Relay - Women Final
6:15 PM 1500 - Men Final
6:25 PM 1500 - Women Final
6:35 PM 110 Hurdles - Men Final
6:45 PM 100 Hurdles - Women Final
6:55 PM 400 - Men Final
7:00 PM 400 - Women Final
7:10 PM 100 - Men Final
7:15 PM 100 - Women Final
7:25 PM 800 - Men Final
7:30 PM 800 - Women Final
7:40 PM 400 Hurdles - Men Final
7:50 PM 400 Hurdles - Women Final
8:00 PM 200 - Men Final
8:05 PM 200 - Women Final
8:10 PM 5,000 - Men Final
8:35 PM 5,000 - Women Final
9:00 PM 4 x 400 Relay - Men Final
9:10 PM 4 x 400 Relay - Women Final
9:25 PM Awards Ceremony
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