PISCATAWAY, N.J. (April 12, 2012) – The Rutgers men’s and women’s track and field teams will host the 2012 Metropolitan Outdoor Championships on Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14, at the Bauer Track and Field Center on the Livingston campus adjacent to the RAC. Admission to the meet is free and open to the public.
The meet will feature over 25 teams which comprise the Metropolitan area (Northern New Jersey, New York and Connecticut). Competition will begin on Friday at 1 p.m. with the men’s hammer in the field events and the women’s heptathlon 100-meter hurdles on the track. Saturday’s events will begin at 10:30 a.m. with the heptathlon long jump and the men’s decathlon 110-meter hurdles.
The women’s squad won last year’s meet, crowning four individual champions en route to the team title. On the men’s side, RU finished runner-up with the Scarlet Knights capturing victories in four events.
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