PRINCETON, N.J. — (October 15, 2012) – Rutgers men’s track & field has revealed its 2012-13 schedule, the program announced. The Scarlet Knights enter the 2012 indoor season after finishing third in the IC4A Championships and sixth at the BIG EAST Championships last year.
RU opens the season on Sat., Dec. 8 at the Princeton Invitational before returning home after the New Year to host the Rutgers Invitational from Jan. 4-5 at the Indoor Bubble on Busch Campus. Overall, the squad competes in 11 invite events before beginning championship season on Sat., Feb. 16 at the BIG EAST Championships. The Scarlet Knights complete their indoor slate at the IC4A Championships on Friday, March 1 in Boston, Mass.
Head coach Mike Mulqueen, in his 28th season at the helm of the program, will lead his squad to Tampa, Fla., to kick off the outdoor season at the Bull Invitational on Friday, March 15.
Highlighting the outdoor schedule is the Metropolitan Championships on Friday, April 12 and the storied Penn Relays on Friday, April 26 in Philadelphia. The Scarlet Knights return to Piscataway on Friday, May 3 to host the 2013 BIG EAST Championships, where the team finished 10th last season.
MEN’S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD – 2012-13
Saturday December 8 Princeton Invitational @ Princeton, NJ
Fri/Sat January 4-5 Rutgers Invitational @ Home
Saturday January 12 Armory Invitational @ NY Armory, Bronx, NY
Saturday January 12 Navy Invitational @ Annapolis, MD
Saturday January 19 Armory Invitational @ NY Armory, Bronx, NY
Thurs/Fri January 24-25 Metropolitan Championship @ NY Armory, Bronx, NY
Fri/Sat February 1-2 New Balance Collegiate Inv. @ NY Armory, Bronx, NY
Saturday February 2 Penn State Invitational @ State College, PA
Notre Dame Invitational @ South Bend, IN
Saturday February 9 Valentine’s Invitational @ Boston, MA
Saturday February 9 Armory Invitational @ NY Armory, Bronx, NY
Sat/Sun February 16-17 Big East Championship @ Geneva, OH
Fri-Sun March 1-3 IC4A Championship @ Boston, MA
Fri/Sat March 8-9 NCAA Championship @ TBA
MEN’S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD – 2013
Friday March 15 Bulls Invitational @ Tampa, FL
Friday/Sat March 29-30 Fred Hardy Invitational @ Richmond, VA
Fri/Sat April 5-6 Colonial Relays @ Williamsburg, VA
Fri/Sat April 12-13 Metropolitan Championship @ TBA
Fri/Sat April 12-14 Spec Towns Invitational @ Athens, GA
Fri/Sat April 19-20 Larry Ellis Invitational @ Princeton, NJ
Fri/Sat April 26-27 Penn Relays @ Philadelphia, PA
Fri-Sun May 3-5 Big East Championship @ Home
Fri-Sun May 10-12 IC4A Championship @ Princeton, NJ
Thurs-Sat May 23-25 NCAA 1st/2nd Rounds @ Greensboro, NC
Thurs-Sat June 5-8 NCAA Finals @ Eugene, OR
Wed-Sun June 19-23 USATF Championships @Des Moines, Iowa
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