SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento State track and field teams will make their first appearance at Hornet Stadium this weekend as the team hosts the Sacramento State Hornet Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
The meet begins with the women's hammer on Friday at 11 a.m. and it will be followed by the men's hammer. The decathlon will hold the first of its 10 events at 12:30 with the men's 100. The heptathlon will get under way with the 100-hurdles at 1:30 p.m. The remainder of Friday will consist of the multi events until the women's 10K at 6 p.m. The final event of the first day will be the men's 10K at 6:45.
The heptathlon and decathlon will conclude on Saturday and be woven into the main program. Several events start at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and the meet is scheduled to run until the men's 4x400 concludes at 7:06 p.m.
Student-athletes from 50 schools covering NCAA Div. I and II, NAIA and junior colleges as well as several invited professional and unattached competitors make the Hornet Invitational the largest meet held by Sacramento State during the year.
Div. I Schools Entered
BYU, California, CSU Bakersfield, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific, Sacramento State, San Francisco, San Jose State, Santa Clara, Saint Mary's, Stanford, UC Davis.
Div. II/NAIA Schools Entered
Academy of Art, Alaska Anchorage, Cal State East Bay, Cal State Monterey Bay, Chico State, Fresno Pacific, Humboldt State, Maryville (Mo.), Menlo, Northwest Nazerene, Notre Dame de Namur, Oregon Tech, San Francisco State, Seattle Pacific, Simon Fraser, Sonoma State, Southern Oregon, Stanislaus State, UC Merced, UC Santa Cruz, Westminster (Utah), William Jessup.
Junior Colleges Entered
American River, Bute, CCSF, Cerritos, Chabot, Cuesta, Diablo Valley, Laney, Merritt, Redwoods, Sacramento City, San Joaquin Delta, San Mateo, Santa Rosa, Sierra, Siskiyous, Yuba.
Sacramento State started its outdoor season at the Aggie Open last weekend. The team eased its way into the season, resting several student-athletes following the Big Sky Indoor Championships and limiting the participation of those who did compete.The Hornets will have five entries in the multi events at the Hornet Invitational. Defending Big Sky champion Max Jette and newcomer Frederick Wagner V will take part in the decathlon. Emilia Del Hoyo, Julia Grimm and Sareena Patzke are all scheduled to compete in the heptathlon.
A complete list of entries for the Hornets is below.
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