Track And Field Announces 2010-2011 Schedule
June 29, 2010
Stanford, CA - Stanford Track and Field has announced their 2010-2011 schedule for the indoor and outdoor season. The Cardinal will open the indoor season January 15, 2011 in Seattle at the UW Indoor Preview while outdoor competition will start March 5, 2011 at the Outdoor Opener in Berkeley.
Stanford's indoor season will include an expanded schedule featuring the Razorback Invitational and Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas and the Blue & Gold Invitational in Boise, Idaho.
The Cardinal also return to Albuquerque for the New Mexico Cherry & Silver meet as well as the New Mexico Lobo Classic and the New Mexico Invitational. Stanford Junior Katerina Stefanidi took the meet title in the pole vault at last year's Cherry & Silver meet.
Stanford will also take part in the UW Invitational and the Husky Classic in Seattle, Washington where two Stanford runners clocked a sub-4 mile. All meets lead up to the MPSF Championships in Seattle in late February, with Last Chance meets in Seattle and Fayetteville the next weekend followed by the NCAA Championships in College Station, Texas.
The outdoor season begins in early March for the Cardinal with the Outdoor Opener at Cal. Stanford visits Berkeley again at the end of the month with the Cal Multi's before heading back home for the Stanford Invitational March 25 and 26.
Stanford travels to Los Angeles the following week for the UCLA Invitational before participating in the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas and the Pepsi Invitational in Eugene, Oregon later that week.
Stanford and Cal will once again meet for the 117th Big Meet on April 16, 2011 at Stanford. The men look to repeat as champions while the women will strive to beat Cal after being defeated for the first time in 10 years at last year's meet.
Stanford's last home meet of the season is the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational to be held April 30, 2011. The following weekend, Stanford will compete in the Pac-10 Multi Championships, followed by the Pac-10 Championships in Tucson, Arizona. The outdoor season concludes with the NCAA Championships June 8-11 in Des Moines, Iowa.