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Posted: April 13, 2009  : Add to Mixx!

Athletics: NCAA Announces Outdoor Championships Schedule

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- The University of Arkansas Razorback Athletic Department and the men's and women's track and field teams will host the 2009 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships, June 10-13, at John McDonnell Field.

The NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships Committee released the final time schedule late last week. Events will be held Wed.-Sat., June 10-13. Friday night's running events will be shown live on CBS College Sports, 6-9 p.m. CST. Saturday's events from 12-2 p.m. will air live on CBS.

John McDonnell Field has been transformed into one of the top outdoor track and field facilities in the nation. The facility is one of only two IAAF Class 1 certified track and field complexes in the U.S. and the first such facility on a collegiate campus.

The state-of-the-art competition areas include a nine-lane Mondo track, a grass infield as well as a full hammer cage and multiple throw areas. The pole vault and jumping pits are reversible and contain two sets of runways to accommodate multiple events. Capacity is currently set at 7,000 and has the potential to hold 10,000.

Tickets for the 2009 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships are available by calling the Razorback ticket office at (800) 982-4647 or by visiting ArkansasRazorbacks.com. For more information on the 2009 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships, visit NCAA.com or ArkansasRazorbacks.com.


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