Blue Devils Gear Up for ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Blue Devils Gear Up for ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

DURHAM – With the regular season in the rearview mirror, the Duke track and field program shifts its focus to the postseason, beginning with the 2023 ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships slated for May 11-13 at the Paul Derr Track & Field Facility in Raleigh, N.C.
The three-day conference meet commences at 11 a.m., with the men’s javelin throw, followed by finals in the women’s pole vault, men’s and women’s long jump, and men’s and women’s hammer throw. Opening men’s decathlon and women’s heptathlon events are also scheduled for Thursday afternoon starting at noon. On the track, prelims are set for early Thursday evening in three men’s and women’s running events, followed by the women’s 10,000-meter final at 8:10 p.m. and the men’s 10,000m at 8:50.
An action-packed Friday slate opens with the final events of the men’s decathlon (11 a.m.) while the women’s heptathlon closes out the remainder of their respective multievent beginning at 12:30 p.m. Field events get going at 11 a.m., in the men’s javelin while the women’s 100m hurdles (6 p.m.) kicks off the evening slate on the track.
The finals in 20 running events and four field events, scheduled from 2 until 9 p.m., wrap up the Championships on Saturday.


  • The ACC Outdoor Championships feature four ranked teams competing this weekend – one on the women’s side and three on the men’s.
  • No. 7 Clemson leads three ACC men’s teams ranked this week among the USTFCCCA’s Top 25, followed by Florida State at the No. 11 spot and Louisville at No. 18.
  • On the women’s side, No. 19 NC State represents the ACC in this week’s USTFCCCA women’s rankings.
  • Expanded coverage of the ACC Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be provided live each day via ACC Network Extra from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., on Thursday and Friday and Saturday from 2 p.m. until the championship’s conclusion, approximately 9 p.m.
  • Steve Schlanger (pxp) and former Duke head coach Norm Ogilvie (analyst) will be on the call, with Hailey Hunter as sideline reporter.


  • The Blue Devils’ women’s 4x400m relay was named the ACC Women’s Track Performers of the Week on May 2 following their historic performance at the Penn Relays.
  • Duke’s relay of freshmen Julia Jackson and Lauren Tolbert, graduate student Madison Mulder

CLICK HERE to Read the Full Original Article at Duke University…