USA TRACK & FIELD HOSTS JAGUAR OPENER

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MOBILE, Ala. – The University of South Alabama outdoor athletics teams will host the Jaguar opener on Jaguar Track on Friday. This is the first of two consecutive home events in the US.

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Event: Jaguar Opener 2019
Date: March, 15
Host: South Alabama
Page? ˅: Jaguar track
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Alabama, Alabama-Birmingham, Belhaven, Indiana Tech, Jackson, Mississippi Valley, Mobile, South Alabama, Spring Hill, UT-Tyler, West Alabama

REMARKS

– The Jaguar women finished in third place, and the men finished seventh at the 2018 Sun Belt Outdoor Championships.
–USA brings back eight winners from all conferences, including Newcomer of the Year, Hanna-Mai Vaikla, and eight athletes who qualified for the NCAA Division I preliminary round in the east of 2018. Two of these returnees, Senior Sean Collins and Junior Emilie Berge, advanced to the NCAA Division I Championships.
The Home Opener features twenty-six Jaguar women and thirty-two Jaguar men.
The field events start Friday at 14 o'clock. with the hammer throw of the women. Current events start at 17:00. with the 100m hurdles of women.

QUOTES FROM COACH BRUESKE
On experience of return of student-athletes: "Usually – but not always – we have stronger outdoor teams, so I think that might be the case again this year, we have a lot of people who are good at some of the outdoor events, such as spear, hammer and discus, 400m Hurdles and Obstacle Racing I feel good with it We have had some unfortunate medical problems that seem to keep coming back but hopefully it will slow down and we are heading in the right direction looking for these guys to be leaders "

To the newcomers: "We've got a particularly strong group of newcomers to the men, we have good newbies in almost every event, and I think our novice class should be a leader in most of their respective events at the conference." Some people are us I'm not Sure, whether we're talking about redshirt or not, it's a great opportunity to be able to host the first two weeks at home so they can compete without competition, and then we can make that decision better. "

For more information about athletics in South Alabama, visit www.usajaguars.com. Follow the Jaguars at www.twitter.com/WeAreSouth_JAGS. Season tickets for all Jaguar sporting events can be purchased by calling (251) 461-1USA (1872).

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