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Posted: February 5, 2009  :

Athletics: Number 1 Hogs Compete at NBCI

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- No. 1 Arkansas Razorback men’s track and field will continue the 2009 indoor season with another road trip. The Razorbacks will head to the Northeast for the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in New York, N.Y., Feb. 6-7.

Expected to compete are the Razorback sprinters, hurdlers and jumpers including Alain Bailey, Tarik Batchelor, Travis Nollsch, Terry Prentice, Daniel Quinn, Ben Skidmore and Jake Stephens, to name a few

Teams competing include No. 20 Baylor, No. 9 BYU, Duke, No. 6 Florida State, Georgetown, Illinois, Iona, Iowa, Kansas, No. 10 LSU, North Carolina, Ohio State, No. 22 Oklahoma, No. 3 Oregon, Princeton, No. 14 South Carolina, No. 7 Texas, No. 5 Texas A&M, Tennessee and USC.

In the latest U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll, released Feb. 4, Arkansas holds the top spot in the nation. Rounding out the top three are No. 2 Arizona State and No. 3 Oregon. The Razorbacks are the highest seated of the six SEC schools in the poll.

Arkansas student-athletes currently hold the top marks in the SEC in the mile (Dorian Ulrey), the 3,000 meters (Dorian Ulrey), the DMR (McClary, Skidmore, Bilbrew, Ulrey), the long jump (Tarik Batchelor) and the triple jump (Nkosinza Balumbu). Additionally, Razorbacks hold top-three marks in five more events (800M, 3,000M, 5,000M, triple jump).

Results will be updated periodically throughout the meet and can be found at A complete meet recap will available at shortly after the final event.

For more information on Arkansas track and field, visit

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