Saturday, Jan. 26
Meet Information: The Invitational will be held at the UI Armory on the campus of the University of Illinois. Field events are set to begin at 9 a.m. with the track events starting at 10:30 a.m.
The Competition: DePaul, Illinois, Illinois-Chicago, Illinois State, Indiana State, IUPUI, Louisville, Milwaukee and Western Illinois are set to compete alongside SIUE.
Previously: SIUE picked up five wins and multiple personal records at the EIU John Craft Invite Jan. 18. Nichyria Byrd (women's triple jump), Austin Lynch(men's weight throw), Matt O'Connor (men's 800), Jalea Paslay (women's 800) and Ethan Poston (men's high jump) were the five winners for SIUE.
Setting PRs: SIUE's Ben Scamihorn ran a 10-second PR in the men's 3k at the John Craft Invite. Scamihorn's time of 8:38.96 places him seventh all-time for SIUE in the 3k. Catherine Jakich (53-01) and Rachyl Anderson (44-02.75) both hit PRs for the Cougars in the women's weight throw at the invite.
Looking Ahead: The Cougars will head to Notre Dame, Indiana, for the Meyo Invitational Feb. 1-2.