Alabama at Memphis Twilight Classic - LSU Twilight

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama track & field has added a pair of meets to its schedule for this Friday. The Crimson Tide is sending a contingent to the LSU Twilight in Baton Rouge, La., while another group is headed to Fayetteville Ark., for the Arkansas Qualifier.

The group in Baton Rouge will compete Friday, starting at 10:30 a.m. CT with the women’s weight throw and finishing after the men’s shot put, which gets underway at 2 p.m. CT. The Fayetteville squad will also compete on Friday starting at 3:45 p.m. CT with the distance medley relay (DMR).

National Top-10 ahead of LSU Twilight

  • Alabama heads into the final weekend ahead of the Southeastern Conference Indoor Championships with six performances ranked in the top-10 nationally
  • Bobby Colantonio Jr. is ranked second in the nation in the men’s weight throw after posting a school-record 24.15 meters to open the season
  • Mercy Chelangat ran school-record times in the women’s 3,000 meters (8:53.16) and 5,000 meters (15:34.82) to rank fourth and seventh nationally, respectively
  • Eliud Kipsang is fourth in the men’s mile after posting a school-record 3:54.36 last weekend
  • Isaac Odugbesan is fifth in the nation in the men’s shot put after a school-record mark of 20.59 meters earlier this month
  • Emmanuel Ineh jumped 16.24 meters in the men’s triple jump to rank ninth in the nation

Up Next

  • After closing out the regular season this weekend, Alabama heads to the Southeastern Conference Indoor Championships Feb. 25-26 in College Station, Texas

LSU Twilight results will be at this link

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