Spartans Head to USC Open, Georgia Tech Invitational This Weekend

Spartans Head to USC Open, Georgia Tech Invitational This Weekend

Spartanburg, S.C. – For the second time this season, the USC Upstate track & field teams will compete in two meets in one weekend as the Spartans take part in the Georgia Tech Invitational on Friday and Saturday and the USC Open on Saturday.

Upstate had one of its best weekends of the outdoor season at the Charlotte Invitational last weekend with eight new personal bests and a host of top-10 finishes in distance, sprint and field events. Destinie Sykes posted three top-10 finishes while Patrick Jamison recorded two top-five finishes.

The Georgia Tech Invitational begins with the hammer throw at 11 a.m. on Friday with running events starting at 6 p.m. On Saturday, action resumes at 11 a.m. with field events and running events at 1 p.m.

The USC Open will take place at the Sheila and Morris Cregger Track with field events beginning at 9 a.m. and track events starting at 10 a.m.

Fans can follow both meets on live stats via links on www.upstatespartans.com.

Upstate returns to action at the ASUN Outdoor Championships on May 12-13 in Jacksonville, Fla.

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