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Racers Set To Compete At SEMO


The Murray State women’s track & field team travels to the Abe Stuber Complex to compete in the Joey Haines Invitational, hosted by Southeast Missouri State in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Teams competing with the Racers include Harding, Lewis, SIUE, Southern Indiana, Western Illinois, Memphis, Southern Illinois, Murray State, Arkansas Tech, UT Martin, McKendree, Chicago State and host Southeast Missouri.
The Racers are coming off a great set of performances last weekend in their home event, at the Margaret Simmons Invitational that led the MSU winning three Ohio Valley Conference weekly awards. Rachel Hagans recorded the best long jump in the OVC this year and Amayah Davis did the same in the 100m hurdles. Dani Wright won the Steeplechase with a time that is in the top-25 nationally.
Joey Haines Invitational
Abe Stuber Track & Field Complex
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
April 1-2, 2022
Saturday, April 2
Running Events (all running events women followed by men)
12:00pm                 3000m Steeplechase         
12:30pm                 4x100m
12:55pm                 1,500m   
1:35pm                   100m/110m Hurdles            
2:10pm                   400m     
2:40pm                  100m      
3:10pm                   800m     
3:40pm                  Southeast Senior Recognition         
4:00pm                  400m Hurdles      
4:15pm                   200m     
4:50pm                  5000m   
5:30pm                  4x400m

Field Events

11:00am                 Shot Put                Men followed by Women

11:00am                 Discus                   Women followed by Men

11:00am                 Long Jump            Men followed by Women

11:00am                 High Jump            Women followed by Men

11:00am                 Pole Vault             Men

2:00pm                  Pole Vault             Women

3:00pm                  Triple Jump          Men followed by Women

3:00pm                  Javelin                  Women followed by Men   


About Murray State Athletics

Located in Murray, Kentucky, the athletics department of Murray State University is a NCAA Division I member and plays in the Football Championship Subdivision. The Racers have 15 programs including men’s teams for baseball, basketball, cross country, football and golf and women’s teams for basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field and volleyball, as well as a mixed gender rifle team. Currently a member of the Ohio Valley Conference, the Racers will join the Missouri Valley Conference on July 1, 2022.


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