2017 C-USA Indoor Championships
Saturday, Feb. 18 – Sunday, Feb. 19
Birmingham CrossPlex • Birmingham, Alabama
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BIRMINGHAM, AL - The 2017 Conference USA Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Championships begin Saturday, February 18, at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham, Alabama. The meet will conclude Sunday night. UAB and CrossPlex are hosting the event for the sixth consecutive season.
The championship will begin at 9 a.m. CT on Saturday with the combined events, beginning with both the heptathlon and pentathlon. Jumps and throws will commence at 2 p.m. with running event preliminaries and finals starting at 4 p.m.
Sunday will see the rest of the heptathlon events completed at 9 a.m. followed by field events at 11 a.m. The day will conclude with the final running events at 1 p.m. and the awards presentation at 4:45 p.m.
The Rice women enter the meet with five of the top marks in C-USA: Daisy Ding (Triple Jump), Katie Jensen (5000m), Katie Jensen (3000m), Elsa Racasan (mile) and the distance medley relay.
Last season the Rice women placed third while the men finished seventh.
Admission prices are as follows: a two-day pass is $20 for adults and $10 for youth (12-17); while a single day ticket $15 per day for adults and $6 for youth (12-17). Admission is FREE for children age 11 and under and for students with valid ID cards who attend a C-USA member institution.