Photos Courtesy of Dakota Hamilton
BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College track & field programs will head to Johnson City, Tenn. for the second time in four weeks this weekend to take part in the Buccaneer Invitational. The invitational will be held on Feb. 3-4.
The men's team is No. 8 in the USTFCCCA Southeast Regional Rankings the organization announced on Tuesday. In total the Bobcats have notched 13 top 10 finishes so far this season in three indoor meets. It has not been just one athlete either as nine different student-athletes have been in the top 10 at least once. Kendall Isler has posted the post of any Bobcat with three nods in the top 10.
The women's team has also had a productive indoor season. Leading the way have been Erin Bingham and Jennifer Johnson. Both Bingham and Johnson were named the Conference Carolinas Track & Field athletes of the week for their performances at the Appalachian State Invitational two weeks ago.
Friday's events are set to begin at 9 a.m. and will wrap up around 7:45 p.m. As for Saturday, the Women's 3000m run will start the day at 9 a.m. Closing the meet out will be the Men's 4x400m Relay at 5:45 p.m.