Sophomore Mobola Rotibi will compete in the one mile run on Saturday.
Jan. 24, 2013
By Tyler Wooten
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Southern Illinois track and field departs Friday morning for the two-day Rod McCravy Invitational at the University of Kentucky.
Schools in attendance include: Appalachian State, Chattanooga, Cincinnati, Eastern Kentucky, Florida A&M, Georgia Tech, Kentucky State, Louisville, Memphis, Middle Tennessee State, Missouri, Missouri State, Ohio State, Southern Illinois, UNC Ashville, Western Carolina, Western Kentucky, Marshall, University of Miami (Ohio) and the No. 1 women's team in the nation, Clemson.
Entering competition, ten Salukis remain ranked in the top-50 in the nation -- seven of whom are ranked in the top-16, which automatically qualifies for nationals at seasons end.
Southern will compete in the weight throw first at 3 p.m., followed by the majority of the field events Friday afternoon and evening.
No. 3 - Bradley Sauer - Weight Throw (20.31m/66-07.75)
No. 7 - Zach Dahleen - Mile (4:06.07) *adjusted time
No. 10 - Sophia Lozano - Weight Throw (20.32m/66-08.00)
No. 12 - Josh Freeman - Shot Put (18.19m/59-08.25)
No. 14 - DeAnna Price - Weight Throw (20.13m/66-00.25)
No. 15 - Kim Fortney - Shot Put (16.28m/53-05.00)
No. 16 - Kenya Culmer - High Jump (1.78m/05-10.00)
No. 21 - Kim Fortney - Weight Throw (19.52m/64-00.50
No. 35 - Dougie Palacious - Triple Jump (14.99m/49-02.25)
No. 49 - Zach Dahleen - 3000m (08:19.23)