April 30, 2014

Ferris State Track & Field Heads To GLIAC Championships In Ohio This Week

Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams are scheduled to take part this week in the 2014 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

The annual league meet will be hosted by Lake Erie College and take place at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.  It runs Wednesday thru Friday (April 30-May 2).

Action begins on Wednesday (April 30) with the multi events as the decathlon and heptathlon competitors take part in the first half of their events.

The full slate of events begins on Thursday at 12:15 p.m. (ET) with the men's shot put and runs throughout the evening.  Final day action on Friday is slated to begin with the field events at 10:30 a.m. (ET) and run until mlate afternoon.

All 16 conference schools will take part in the GLIAC Championships. Fourteen teams will be involved with the men's competition while all 16 schools currently sponsor women's track and field. 

Four schools from the GLIAC are currently found in the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National Rankings on the men's side with three women's teams among the top 25 nationally heading into the league championships.

Complete meet information, live results and more can be accessed via the championship websites at the link below.

GLIAC Championship Website:
http://www.lakeeriestorm.com/sports/track/2013-14/2014_GLIAC_Outdoor_Track_and_Field_Championship_Information

Live & Final Results:
http://www.lightningtiming.com/

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