Indoor Track & Field to Open Season at UIndy Saturday

Indoor Track & Field to Open Season at UIndy Saturday

RICHMOND, Ind. – The Earlham College indoor track & field team opens its season at the University of Indianapolis Season Opener hosted by UIndy on Saturday.

The Meet: The season-opener will begin at approximately 4 p.m. The majority of the Quakers competing will be racing in the 60-Meter Dash and 200-Meter Dash.

The Coaches: Earlham is led by a pair of first-year, co-head coaches. Claire Hewitt comes to Earlham from the University of Pennsylvania where she served as an assistant women's cross country coach while her husband Rob had been a high school cross country and track & field coach at national powerhouse Germantown Friends High School (Pa.) since 2004.

Women to Watch: Sophomore Aishat Sadiq, who finished second at the 2016 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Outdoor Championships in both the 100-Meter Dash and 200-Meter Dash, will compete in both the 60-Meter Dash and 200-Meter Dash in Indianapolis. Junior Annalee Wilson along with 11 other Quakers will also run in both sprints.

Men's To Watch: Junior Marcaus Cooper will compete in the 60-Meter Dash and Triple Jump events. He was named Second Team All-HCAC in both indoor and outdoor track & field in the Triple Jump. Six other Quakers will join Cooper in the 60-Meter Dash while seven Earlham sprinters will run in the 200-Meter Dash.

Coverage: Follow @EarlhamQuakers and @EarlhamXCTF on Twitter for updates on the match.

Up Next: Earlham will travel to the Robert H. Johnson Open hosted by Wabash College on Jan. 14, 2017.

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