BATON ROUGE, La. – The Texas A&M men’s and women’s track & field teams travel east to compete at the LSU Alumni Gold Meet at Bernie Moore Track Stadium on Saturday.
The Aggie men and No. 7 ranked women will compete against a field including host LSU (No. 9 men, No. 5 women), Brown, Florida State, Harvard, Houston, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana Tech, Minnesota (No. 22 men), New Orleans, SE Louisiana, Southern, UCF (No. 16 women), Vanderbilt and Xavier-Louisiana.
The Aggies are slated to begin action at 12 p.m. CT in the men’s hammer throw, while running events will begin at 2:30 p.m. CT with the women’s 4x100m relay. Find the meet schedule here.
To follow along with the Aggies, fans can follow the live results provided by Delta Timing.
The Maroon & White are coming off a strong performance at the Mt. SAC Relays, where the team recorded nine Texas A&M top-12 all-time marks, 13 personal bests and four event victories.
Lamara Distin made her outdoor debut after a dominant indoor season where she won the NCAA high jump title. The school record holder took home the collegiate victory with a clearance over 6-4/1.93m, claiming the national lead and equaling her No. 7 best performance in Texas A&M history.
Heather Abadie broke her own school record in the pole vault for the third time this year, clearing 14-1.25/4.30m. Abadie has taken home the gold medal at three outdoor meets this season.
Both mile relay squads have topped their season best time in consecutive weeks, the women clocking 3:25.79, the No. 8 time in school history and No. 2 time in the NCAA, while the men’s team registered a time of 3:03.30.