Jan. 15, 2013
HOUSTON- The University of Houston track and field team and head coach Leroy Burrell announced the 2013 outdoor schedule Tuesday afternoon.
The outdoor season begins March 15-16 at the TSU Relays in Houston, followed by the Victor Lopez Classic, hosted by cross-town rival Rice on March 22-23. The Cougars will then travel to Austin, Texas for the annual Texas Relays on March 27-30.
The month of April will start with Houston taking a trip to Tampa, Fla. to compete in the South Florida Collegiate Invitational on April 5. The Cougars will then make a trip back to Austin to take part in the Texas Invitational on April 13. The team will split up to compete in two different meets the following weekend--the Mt. Sac Relays on April 18-20 and the LSU Alumni Gold on April 20.
Houston will close out April with part of the team traveling to the historic Penn Relays on April 25-27 in Philadelphia, Pa., while the rest head to the Texas State Invitational on April 26-27 in San Marcos, Texas.
The outdoor championship stretch beings May 9-12 with the Conference USA Championships at Rice, followed by the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds May 23-25 in Austin. The 2013 NCAA Championships will be held June 5-8 in Eugene, Ore.
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2012 OUTDOOR SCHEDULE
March 15-16: TSU Relays (Houston, Texas)
March 22-23: Victor Lopez Classic (Houston, Texas (Rice))
March 27-30: Texas Relays (Austin, Texas)
April 5: South Florida Collegiate Invitational (Tampa, Fla.)
April 13:Texas Invitational (Austin, Texas)
April 20: LSU Alumni Gold (Baton Rouge, La.)
April 18-20: Mt. Sac Relays (Walnut, Calif.)
April 25-27: Penn Relays (Philadelphia, Pa.)
April 26-27: Texas State Invitational (San Marcos, Texas)
May 9-12: C-USA Championships (Houston, Texas (Rice))
May 23-25: NCAA West Preliminary Rounds (Austin, Texas)
June 5-8: NCAA Championships (Eugene, Ore.)