Track & Field
Track & Field Teams Split, Compete at Drake Relays, Redbird Invitational

Freshman Sarah Verdoliva

Freshman Sarah Verdoliva

April 26, 2007

MILWAUKEE - Student-athletes from the Marquette track & field teams will compete in two meets this weekend. On Friday and Saturday, individuals will compete in the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa at Drake Stadium. Also on Saturday, members of the teams will compete in the Redbird Invitational, hosted by Illinois State University, in Normal, Ill.

Seniors Michaela Courtney (800m) and Kristina Malin (400m), along with freshman Jayne Grebinski (1,200m) and junior Cassie Peller (1,600m), will together compete in the the distance medley relay at the Drake Relays on Friday. Also competing that afternoon will be junior Jenna Mahaffey in the discus. Saturday, Courtney will also run in the 1,500m, as will senior Tommy Schmitz.

Many of those not traveling to the Relays will compete in the Redbird Invitational, looking to add their names to the list of 22 women and 19 men who have already qualified for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, May 4-6.

Live results of the Drake Relays will be available here. Also, fans will be able to watch live coverage of the Relays by clicking here. Live results for the Redbird Invitational will be available here.



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