Citadel Track Wraps-Up Indoor Season at Southern Conference Championships This Weekend
 
 

Feb. 23, 2006

Charleston, S.C. -

The Citadel will end its regular season for men's and women's indoor track and field with the Southern Conference 2006 Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Clemson Indoor Track Facility of Clemson University in Clemson, SC in conjunction with the Big South Conference on Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25.

 The two-day meet will feature 17 events such as the 60-meter dash, mile run, long jump, 4 x 400 meter relay, shot put, men's heptathlon and women's pentathlon. The Appalachian State women are currently first in the Southern Conference Power Rankings with 142 points, leading Western Carolina (138.5) by a mere 3.5 points. Georgia Southern is currently third (110) with Chattanooga (90) and Elon (65.5) rounding out the top five.

The Western Carolina men currently total 271.5 points, which leads second place Appalachian State (209.5) by 62 points. Davidson (40) and UNC Greensboro (34) round out the top half of the competition with The Citadel (33) at No. 5.

The 42nd Annual Men's and 24th Annual Women's Division I Indoor Track and Field NCAA Championships will be held at the Randal Tyson Indoor Track in Fayetteville, AR on the campus of the University of Arkansas from March 10-11. The men and women of Appalachian State will look to defend their conference title.

SoCon Power Rankings

2006 SoCon Championships

Men

1 Western Carolina (271.5)

2. Appalachian State (209.5)

3. Davidson College (40)

4. UNC Greensboro (34)

5. The Citadel (33)

6. Chattanooga (28)

7. Wofford College (12)

Women

1. Appalachian State (142)

2. Western Carolina (138.5)

3. Georgia Southern (110)

4. Chattanooga (90)

5. Elon (65.5)

6. Furman (43)

7. College of Charleston (33)

8. The Citadel (26)

9. Davidson College (6)

10. Wofford College (2)

11. UNC Greensboro (0)

2006 SoCon Championships Schedule

Friday

8:30 am.....................Women's Pentathalon

8:45 am................... Men's Heptathalon

1:00 pm..................Women's Shot Put, Women's 60m Hurdles

1:40 pm...................Men's 60m Hurdles

2:00 pm...................Men's Pole Vault

2:20 pm...................Women's 3000m

2:40 pm...................Women's Long Jump

3:00 pm...................Women's Shot Put, Men's 3000m

3:15 pm...................Women's High Jump

3:40 pm...................Women's 60m

4:20 pm...................Men's 60m

4:30 pm...................Men's Long Jump

4:40 pm...................Men's 60m

5:00 pm...................Men's Shot Put, Women's 400m

5:15 pm...................Men's High Jump

5:40 pm...................Men's 400m

6:20 pm...................Women's 800m

7:00 pm...................Men's Shot Put, Men's 800m

7:40 pm...................Women's 200m Trials

8:20 pm...................Men's 200m Trials

9:00 pm...................Women's Dis Med

9:40 pm...................Men's Dis Med

Saturday

8:30 am................... Men's Heptathalon

9:00 am...................Women's 5000m, Men's 5000m

10:00 am................. Men's Weight, Men's Triple Jump, Women's Pole Vault

11:00 am.................Women's Mile

11:40 am................. Men's Mile S

12:00 pm.................Women's Triple Jump

12:20 pm.................Women's 60 Hurdles

12:30 pm.................Men's Weight

12:40 pm.................. Men's 60 Hurdles

1:15 pm...................Women's 400m

1:35 pm..................Men's 400m

1:55 pm..................Women's 60m

2:15 pm..................Men's 60m

2:35 pm..................Women's 800m

2:55 pm..................Men's 800m

3:00 pm..................Women's Weight

3:15 pm..................Women's 200m

3:35 pm..................Men's 200m

4:00 pm..................Women's 5000m

4:50 pm..................Men's 5000m

5:00 pm..................Women's Weight

5:30 pm..................Women's 4 x 400m S

6:00 pm..................Men's 4 x 400m S


 
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Stephanie McNeill (above) and Zach DiBois both earned SoCon Player of the Week accolades for their their performance this season.
 
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