Teams begin NCAA track & field competition this week
By the Pac-12 Conference
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Pac-12 men's and women's track and field student-athletes will compete at the 2013 NCAA Men's and Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships being hosted by the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore., Wednesday-Saturday, June 5-8. Participants qualified for the national championships through competition at the preliminary-round sites. All Pac-12 athletes competed at the West Regional in Austin, Texas.
In all, 44 men and 64 women athletes and relay teams from the Pac-12 will compete for individual national titles in at least one event, many of them also looking to score points for the team competition. Conference women's teams earned 74 entries to the national championships in Eugene, the second-most of any conference in the country. On the men's side, league teams have earned 48 entries.
For more information on the NCAA Championships, visit the NCAA's official website at www.ncaa.com. For a full list of participants at the 2013 NCAA Men's and Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships, visit http://rtspt.com/ncaa/d1outdoor13/. For a full list of schedule of events, visit http://www.ncaa.com/sites/default/files/files/2013-OTR-Schedule_EXTERNAL_FINAL_1_8_13.pdf?DB_OEM_ID=500.
LIVE BROADCAST... A full schedule of live streaming and televised broadcast can be found on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) website at www.ustfccca.org (http://www.ustfccca.org/infozone/broadcast-schedule.php). Live streaming can be found on www.pac-12.com/live/goducks.aspx and espn3.com beginning on Wednesday, June 5. Additional, portions of the event will be broadcast live on ESPNU beginning on Friday, June 7 through Saturday, June 8.
ENTRIES... A complete list of men's and women's competitors representing the Pac-12 Conference at the NCAA Men's and Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships is listed on page 5. For a full list of all competitors participating in Eugene, Ore., visit the NCAA's official website at www.ncaa.com, or click on the following link for men's and women's entries: http://rtspt.com/ncaa/d1outdoor13/.
MEET RESULTS... Live results via Flash Results will be posted throughout the meet and can be accessed through www.ncaa.com or by clicking on the following link: http://rtspt.com/ncaa/d1outdoor13/. Final results will also be available through the NCAA's official website.
PAC-12 NCAA HISTORY... The Pac-12 is looking for its first NCAA outdoor men's title since Stanford's win in 2000, while the most recent women's team to have won the national championship was Arizona State in 2007. League teams have won 45 men's NCAA crowns all-time, dating back to 1922, while women's teams have won six, dating back to 1982 when the NCAA began sponsoring women's championships. For a full list of team and individual outdoor national championships won by Pac-12 teams, visit the Pac-12 Outdoor Track & Field Media guide, which can be found at www.pac-12.com/Sports/TrackField.aspx.