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Track & Field Heads to Austin for Texas Relays

Track & Field Heads to Austin for Texas Relays

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson track & field team is set to compete at the 91st Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays Thursday through Saturday (March 29-31). The meet, which takes place at the Longhorns’ Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas, kicks off at noon (ET), with the women’s hammer throw, while the first track event is slated for 5:30 p.m., with the women’s 400m hurdles. Additionally, this year’s meet welcomes athletes from 35 states and 21 countries with 712 teams competing in the high school portion of the meet, and 195 colleges and universities represented.

The Tigers are coming off an impressive outing from last weekend’s UNF Spring Break Invite in which Clemson turned in 13 first-place finishes. After competing in two outdoor meets this season, the Tigers own 22 top-5 marks in the ACC, including No. 1 times from Cordell Lamb in the 400m dash (46.53), as well as Deron Gordon (51.32) and Markeeta Thomas (59.16) in the 400m hurdles. Lamb also holds the top 400m dash time in the NCAA East Region.

This weekend’s meet is set to air on Longhorn Network each day (Thursday-Saturday). Live results can be accessed via clemsontigers.com.

This year’s talent for the broadcast is Paul Sunderland, Dwight Stones and Dan O’Brien in the booth with Ahmad Brooks reporting from the field. A total of 13.5 hours of coverage will air on the Longhorn Network, with 10.5 of those hours being live. LHN will have six different TV windows of coverage. Thursday morning’s session will be aired on tape delay. Beginning Thursday evening, LHN will have 10.5 hours of live coverage for the remainder of the meet. For the complete broadcast schedule, visit espn.com/longhornnetwork.

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