USD to host invitational track meet

USD to host invitational track meet South Dakota Track and Field will host the Bill Hillenbrand Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 12-13 in the DakotaDome.

Events will begin on Friday with the pentathlon at 3 p.m., and field events and running events starting at 6 p.m. On Saturday, events begin at 8:30 a.m.

On Friday, primarily collegiate events will be held. On Saturday, the meet will consist of unattached high school, open and collegiate entrants.

A special feature at the meet will be U.S. Olympic alternate Derek Miles, who will attempt to break the DakotaDome record of 18'4" in the pole vault. Miles will vault at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Miles, a coach for South Dakota's track and field team, vaulted his way onto the U.S. Olympic pole vault squad in July in Sacramento, CA.

For entry information, time schedules and results, coaches and athletes can go to www.usd.edu/track.

Following the meet, members of the media can access final results at www.usdcoyotes.com

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