BYU Men, Women Hit the Road

Mary Bennion will be looking to improve on her personal best of 56.45 in the 400 meters at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO -- The men's and women's track & field teams will pull double duty for the second week in a row, splitting time between the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in New York City, and the Mountain State Games hosted by Idaho State University.

Events will start for both meets on Friday and finish on Saturday.

The No. 5 BYU men's team will be facing some of the toughest competition in the nation at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational, including No. 1 Tennessee, No. 7 Oklahoma and No. 10 Kentucky.

On the women's side, BYU will be competing against similar competition including No. 3 Texas A&M, No. 4 Arkansas, No. 12 South Carolina and No. 15 Kentucky.

ISU's event will include teams from 11 schools, including BYU, Montana State, Montana State Billings, Northern Arizona, Sacramento State, Southern Utah, Montana, Utah, Utah Valley, Weber State and Idaho State.

Live statistics and a schedule of events for the New Balance Invite can be found at http://ny.milesplit.us/pages/NB-Collegiate. Statistics for the ISU meet can be found at http://isubengals.cstv.com/sports/m-track/sched/idsu-m-track-sched.html.

Schedule of events for the Mountain State Games:

MEET SCHEDULE

FRIDAY - FEBRUARY 8, 2008

12:00 60m dash (hep men)

12:10 60m hurdles (pent women)

12:55 High Jump (pent women)

1:50 Shot Put (hep men)

3:00 Shot Put (pent women)

High Jump (hep men)

4:15 Long Jump (pent women)

5:30 800 (pent women)

Weight Throw - men

Pole Vault - men

6:00 60 Hurdle - prelims

6:25 60 Dash - prelims

6:45 5000-meter run

7:00 Weight Throw - women

7:30 200-meter Prelims

7:50 Distance Medley

SATURDAY - FEBRUARY 9, 2008 10:00 60m Hurdle (hep men) 10:45 Pole Vault (hep men) 11:30 Open Mile Long Jump - men then women High Jump - women 11:50 Open 400 12:10 Open 800 12:30 Shot Put - men Open 3000 Pole Vault - women 1:00 1000 (heptathlon men) Finals and Invitational 1:10 Invitational Mile (9 in field) 1:30 High Jump - men 1:30 60m Hurdle Final 1:45 Invitational 400 (2 heat final) 2:00 Triple Jump - men then women Shot Put - women 60m Dash final 2:15 Invitational 800 (9 in field) 2:30 200m final 2:45 Invitational 3000 (12 in field) 3:15 4 x 400m Relay