Track & Field Heads to Oregon for Pepsi Invitational

April 5, 2012

The men's and women's track and field team will head to Eugene, OR this Saturday to compete in the Pepsi Invitational, a quadrangular scored meet featuring reigning men's and women's NCAA outdoor champions Texas A&M and Pac-12 foes Oregon and Washington.

Texas A&M's men's team is ranked sixth in the latest USTFCCCA poll, while Oregon is ranked 16th and Washington is unranked. On the women's side, Oregon is ranked No. 1, while A&M is fifth and Washington is unranked.

The Bruins last competed in the Pepsi Invitational back in 1994. The quad meet results will be based off of international scoring which allows schools to score a maximum of two competitors in each event (one team per relay). Individual event scoring is 9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1. Relays will be 9-7-6-5.

The meet will be streamed live via GoDucks.com for FREE. There will also be live stats throughout the competition. For the video feed and live stats, click here.

For a complete meet schedule, click here.

Although neither squad is ranked, the Bruins have been posting some impressive marks in the meets thus far. Below is a list of athletes ranked in the NCAA top 25.

Men

  • Maxwell Dyce - 200m, 21stT (20.97)
  • Dustin Fay - 5000m, 16th (14:11.85)
  • 4x100m Relay - 12thT (39.61)
  • Mike Woepse - Pole Vault, 2nd (18-2.50)
  • Matthew Kosecki - Discus, 16th (181-0)
  • Thomas Nagengast - Discus, 21st (179-1)
  • Alec Faldermeyer - Hammer, 3rd (222-1)
  • Derek Eager - Javelin, 15th (229-9)

    Women

  • Paisley Pettway - 23rd, 800m (2:09.41)
  • Allison Koressel - 18th, Pole Vault (13-5.75)
  • Ida Storm - 5th, Hammer (209-5)

  • EVENT INFORMATION
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    Saturday, Jan 16
    vs. Lumberjack Team ...
    Flagstaff, AZ
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    Friday, Jan 22
    vs. DeLoss Dodds ...
    Manhattan, KS
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    Saturday, Jan 23
    vs. DeLoss Dodds ...
    Manhattan, KS
    Recap
    Friday, Jan 29
    vs. Razorback ...
    Fayetteville, AR
    Recap
    Saturday, Jan 30
    vs. Razorback ...
    Fayetteville, AR
    Recap
    Friday, Feb 05
    vs. Frank Sevigne Husker ...
    Lincoln, NE
    Recap
    Saturday, Feb 06
    vs. Frank Sevigne Husker ...
    Lincoln, NE
    Recap
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    vs. Husky Classic
    Seattle, WA
    Saturday, Feb 13 - All Day PST
    vs. Husky Classic
    Seattle, WA
    Saturday, Feb 20 - 7:00 AM PST
    vs. Alex Wilson ...
    Notre Dame, IN
    Friday, Feb 26 - TBA PST
    vs. MPSF Championships
    Seattle, WA
    Saturday, Feb 27 - TBA PST
    vs. MPSF Championships
    Seattle, WA
    Saturday, Mar 05 - All Day PST
    vs. Ben Brown ...
    Fullerton, CA
    Friday, Mar 11 - TBA PST
    vs. NCAA Indoor ...
    Birmingham, AL
    Saturday, Mar 12 - TBA PST
    vs. NCAA Indoor ...
    Birmingham, AL
    Tuesday, Mar 22 - 4:00 PM PST
    vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
    Los Angeles, CA
    Friday, Apr 01 - 12:00 PM PST
    vs. Bruin Legends of ...
    Los Angeles, CA
    Saturday, Apr 02 - 10:00 AM PST
    vs. Bruin Legends of ...
    Los Angeles, CA
    Saturday, Apr 09 - 10:00 AM PST
    vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
    Los Angeles, CA
    Thursday, Apr 14 - All Day PST
    vs. Mt. SAC Relays
    Norwalk, CA
    Friday, Apr 15 - All Day PST
    vs. Mt. SAC Relays
    Norwalk, CA
    Saturday, Apr 16 - All Day PST
    vs. Mt. SAC Relays
    Norwalk, CA
    Saturday, Apr 16 - 12:00 PM PST
    vs. Texas A&M
    Los Angeles, CA
    Friday, Apr 22 - All Day PST
    vs. Triton Invitational
    San Diego, CA
    Saturday, Apr 23 - All Day PST
    vs. Triton Invitational
    San Diego, CA
    Sunday, May 01 - 2:00 PM PST
    vs. USC
    Los Angeles, CA
    Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
    vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
    Seattle, WA
    Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
    vs. Occidental ...
    Eagle Rock, CA
    Sunday, May 08 - All Day PST
    vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
    Seattle, WA
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