More Information: The Invitational will take place at the Chris Cline Indoor Complex on the campus of Marshall. Events are set to begin at 5 p.m. Friday with the meet continuing at 9 a.m. Saturday.
The Competition: Marshall, Northern Kentucky, Wright State and Ohio Valley Conference foes Eastern Kentucky and Morehead Start will be competing alongside SIUE.
Athlete of the Week: SIUE's Aly Goff was named the OVC Female Track Athlete of the Week Wednesday. She earned the honor after a stellar performance at the Meyo Invitational Feb. 2, where she ran only the second sub five-minute mile in SIUE women's indoor history. Her time of 4:59.35 is second all-time for SIUE and second in the OVC this season.
SIUE Men's Top Performers: Freshman Ethan Poston sits atop the OVC performance list in the high jump with a mark of 6 foot, 8.75 inches. John Barnes is first in the OVC in the weight throw with a toss of 66-4.5. Matt O'Connor has the second fastest men's 800m time (1:51.15) in conference.
Looking Ahead: The Marshall Invitational will close out the indoor regular season for the Cougars. SIUE will compete in the OVC Indoor Championships Feb. 20-21 at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham, Alabama.