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Track & Field Set for Powerhouse Meet at Razorback Invitational

Track & Field Set for Powerhouse Meet at Razorback Invitational


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Nationally ranked Ole Miss track & field will be among the best teams in the nation at the high-powered Razorback Invitational this weekend, hosted at the University of Arkansas. Competition runs Jan. 27-28 at the Randal Tyson Track Complex, with windows streamed live on SECN+ at 6 p.m. CT on Day One and 11 a.m. CT on Day Two.

MEET NOTES

 

• This is the first of three stops at Arkansas for the Rebels this indoor season, with a return trip on Feb. 10-11 for the Tyson Invitational, and then again two weeks later for the 2023 SEC Indoor Championships on Feb. 24-25.

 

• In the initial USTFCCCA National Rating Index for the 2023 indoor season, the Ole Miss men came in at an overall program record No. 5 slot, with the Rebel women at No. 13 in their debut.

 

• Alongside the Rebels in Fayetteville this weekend will be: Arkansas, Arizona State, Baylor, BYU, Florida, Florida State, Iowa, Iowa State, Kentucky, LSU, Oklahoma State, Oregon State (women only), Stanford, Texas A&M and USC.

 

• Ranked men’s teams in attendance alongside the 5th-ranked Rebels include: No. 1 Stanford, No. 3 Florida State, No. 4 Kentucky, No. 7 BYU, No. 9 Iowa State, No. 11 USC, No. 12 Florida and No. 20 Oklahoma State.

 

• Ranked women’s teams aside from the 13th-ranked Ole Miss squad are: No. 3 Kentucky, No. 5 Florida, No. 7 USC, No. 11 Arkansas, No. 12 Texas A&M, No. 16 Stanford, No. 18 Oklahoma State and No. 20 BYU.

 

• Ole Miss (No. 5/No. 13) stands as one of seven schools in attendance with both squads ranked nationally with BYU (No. 7/No. 20), Florida (No. 12/No. 5), Kentucky (No. 4/No. 3), Oklahoma State (No. 20/No. 18), Stanford (No. 1/No. 16) and USC (No. 11/No. 7).

 

• Ole Miss owns 19 total times or marks within the NCAA top-50 entering this weekend (12 men, seven women), including 10 within the NCAA top-16 (seven men, three women). That also includes a pair of one-two punches on the national leaderboard from All-American seniors Baylor Franklin (No. 1, 1:46.74) and Tiarnan Crorken (No. 2, 1:47.39) in the men’s 800-meter, and from All-American seniors Jalani Davis (No. 1, 24.13m/79-2) and Jasmine Mitchell (No. 2, 24.06m/78-11.25) in the women’s weight throw.

 

• Ole Miss has won at least two SEC weekly honors in each of the first two weeks this indoor season, opening with…

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