URI Hosts Atlantic 10 Indoor Track & Field Championship On Saturday

Feb. 15, 2001

KINGSTON, R.I. - The Atlantic 10 championship schedule resumes this week with the Verizon Atlantic 10 Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Championships, held at Mackal Field House on Saturday, Feb. 17th, starting at 10:00 a.m.

The women's track team will attempt to defend its 2000 Championship on Saturday. URI won its first Atlantic 10 title last season, defeating second place Virginia Tech, 146.75-139.

A new champion will be crowned on the men's side. The men's portion of the Championship begins at 10:00 a.m. with Fordham, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, St. Joseph's and Temple competing for the title. The women will begin at 2:45 p.m. with Dayton, Duquesne, Fordham, La Salle, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, St. Joseph's and Temple in the hunt.

Verizon Atlantic 10 Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Championships
Feb. 17 - Mackal Field House - Kingston, RI

Year Men's Champ        Score    Women's Champ     Score
2000 Virginia Tech      246.00   Rhode Island      146.75
1999 Virginia Tech      212.00   Virginia Tech     143.00
1998 Virginia Tech      215.50   Massachusetts     137.50
1997 Virginia Tech      161.00   Virginia Tech     161.00
1996 La Salle           145.00   Massachusetts     158.00
1995 West Virginia      225.00   West Virginia     166.00
1994 Canceled/weather            Canceled/weather
1993 West Virginia      129.00   West Virginia     129.00