FULLERTON, Calif.—The Cal State Fullerton track and field team kicks off its 2014 season this Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Red and Black meet hosted by San Diego State on the Aztrack Sports Deck.
The pole vault, high jump and shot put (each men, then women) will start the meet at 10 a.m. PT, while the running events get underway at 10:30 a.m. PT with the women's 4x200-meter relay. The rest of the events will following in a rolling schedule with the men's 4x400-meter relay closing the day at approximately 1:05 p.m. PT.
The Titans will send sprinters, jumpers, throwers, pole vaulters, and some middle distance runners. Fullerton returns 2013 NCAA Regional Championship participants Ashley Sims, Katie Wilson, Morgan Thompson, and Deena Pierce. Thrower Daniel Walker enters his junior season after finishing fifth among men at the Big West Championships and junior Walter Whitaker is back after qualifying for the NCAA West Regionals after posting a career-best leap of 49-11.75.
The meet is again a USATF sanctioned all-comers competition where youth, high school, junior college, university, alumni and master competitors of all ages are welcome to participate in an unattached basis, regardless of affiliation or ability. and UC Irvine is also expected to send athletes to this year's meet along with the Titans and Aztecs.
The entry fee for competitors is just $10 and covers unlimited events. Team entries are a max of $250 per team, per gender. Pre-registration is not required and will be conducted on the day of the meet.