Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate track and field teams will begin the 2017 outdoor season this weekend as the Spartans take part in the 49er Classic at the Irwin Belk Track & Field Center at Charlotte.
Upstate completed the indoor season at the ASUN Championships on Feb. 24 with several student-athletes earning All-Conference honors. The men's team finished in fifth place while the women's team finished in sixth.
In 2016, the Spartans set multiple school records while earning nine All-Conference accolades at the ASUN Championships. The men's team finished in fourth place with the women finishing in fifth place.
The meet begins at 9 a.m. on Friday with the decathlon. Field events begin at 11 a.m. with the hammer throw with the women's 100-meter hurdle prelims beginning an hour later. Saturday's action kicks off at 10 a.m. Live results for the meet will be available via a link on www.upstatespartans.com.
The Spartans will be back in action next weekend, sending student-athletes to the Raleigh Relays as well as the Winthrop Invitational.