WOMEN’S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD OPENS 2018 SLATE AT 49ERS CLASSIC

WOMEN’S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD OPENS 2018 SLATE AT 49ERS CLASSIC

RALEIGH, N.C. – Shaw University women's outdoor track and field will open the 2018 season at the 49ers Classic hosted by UNC Charlotte at the Transamerica Field on Friday, Mar. 15 – Saturday Mar. 17 in Charlotte, N.C.

The Lady Bears return eight athletes from last season's squad that finished seventh at the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Additionally, the Lady Bears have welcomed seven newcomers, including four freshman and two transfers. Head coach Nadia Alexander-Pompey leads Shaw in her second season at the helm.

Events will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, Mar. 17 with the hepthalon before the running events start at noon with the women's 100m hurdles. The Lady Bears will begin their running events with the 100m dash at 1:05 p.m.

Results can be found on www.shawbears.com.

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw women's outdoor track and field and its 13 varsity sport teams, visit www.shawbears.com.