PRINCETON, N.J. — (October 15, 2012) – The Rutgers women’s track and field team released its 2012-13 schedule, the program announced. The Scarlet Knights begin their season at the New Year’s Invitational on Sat., Dec. 8 in Princeton before returning home a month later for the Rutgers Invitational from Jan. 4-5.
RU will compete in the Metropolitan Championships on Jan. 24-25 in the Bronx, N.Y., where the team earned a third-place finish last season. The team will travel to Geneva, Ohio from Feb. 16-17 to compete in the BIG EAST Championships before competing in the ECAC Championships from March 1-3 in Boston, Mass.
The Scarlet Knights closed last indoor season by finishing 13th at the BIG EAST Championships and fifth at the ECAC Championships.
The team will kick off the outdoor season in Tampa, Fla., on Friday, March 15 at the Bulls Invitational. RU will follow that meet with seven invitational events in as many weeks before returning to host the BIG EAST Championships from May 3-5 at the Bauer Track and Field Complex. The Scarlet Knights compete in the ECAC Championships the following week in Princeton, N.J.
RU finished 10th at the BIG EAST Championships and 17th at the ECAC Championships last season.
WOMEN’S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD 2013
Saturday December 8 New Year’s Invitational @ Princeton, NJ
Fri.-Sat. January 4-5 RUTGERS Invitational @ Piscataway, NJ
Saturday January 12 Rutgers, St. John’s, St. Joes @ Princeton, NJ
Friday January 18 Great Dane Classic @ NY Armory, NY
Thurs.-Fri. January 24-25 Metropolitan Championships @ NY Armory, NY
Fri.-Sat. February 1-2 New Balance Collegiate Inv. @ NY Armory, NY
Fri.-Sat. February 8 Valentine’s Invitational @ Boston, MA
Sat.-Sun. February 16-17 BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP @ Geneva, OH
Friday February 22 NYU Fastrack Invitational @ NY Armory, NY
Fri.-Sun. March 1-3 ECAC Championship @ Boston, MA
Fri.-Sat. March 8-9 NCAA Championship @ Fayetteville, AR
WOMEN’S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD 2013
Friday March 15 Bulls Invitational @ Tampa, FL
Fri.-Sat. March 22-23 TBA @ TBA
Fri.-Sat. March 29-30 Fred Hardy Invitational @ Richmond, VA
Fri.-Sat. April 5-6 Sam Howell Invitational @ Princeton, NJ
Colonial Relays @ Williamsburg, VA
Fri.-Sun. April 12-14 Spec Towns Invitational @ Athens, GA
Fri.-Sat. April 19-20 Larry Ellis Invitational @ Princeton, NJ
Thurs.-Sat. April 25-27 Penn Relays @ Philadelphia, PA
Fri.-Sun. May 3-5 BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP @ Piscataway, NJ
Fri.-Sun. May 10-12 ECAC Championship @ Princeton, NJ
Saturday May 18 OFF @ OFF
Thurs.-Sat. May 23-25 NCAA Preliminary Round @ Greensboro, NC
Saturday June 1 OFF @ OFF
Wed.-Sat. June 5-8 NCAA Championship @ Eugene, OR
Wed.-Sun. June19-23 USATF Championships @ Des Moines, IA
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