BATON ROUGE, La. – The Florida Gators Track & Field teams begin their pursuit for an SEC Outdoor Championships on Thursday at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This is Florida’s second trip to Baton Rouge this season, having competed in the LSU Invitational two weeks ago.
The Florida women are seeking their second consecutive SEC Outdoor title and the men are looking to win their first since 2018. Last season the men finished fourth in this competition. The Florida men’s team has won six SEC Outdoor titles and the women’s team has won seven. Four of the men’s and three of the women’s titles have come under Head Coach Mike Holloway.
So far in the 2023 outdoor season, the Gators have recorded 74 new personal bests. Fifty-three of these career performances have come on the track, and nineteen were in the field.
SEC OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS MEET INFORMATION (all times Eastern)
The first event Thursday will begin at 1 p.m. ET with Sterling Lester beginning her quest for the heptathlon title with the 100m portion of the competition. The first running event takes place at 6:30 p.m. ET when seven Gators compete in the men’s 800m prelims. Day one of the SEC Outdoor Championships will include prelims for the 800m, 200m, and 400m hurdles and finals for women’s hammer, men’s javelin, and the men’s 10000m events.
Day two beings at 12:45 p.m. ET with Sterling Lester competing in the final three events of the heptathlon. Men’s shot put featuring Calvin Bostic and Logan Montgomery beings after the heptathlon at 5:15 p.m. ET. The first running event of day two is the men’s 110m hurdles prelims, headlined by Caleb Foster. Day two will include prelims for the 110m and 100m hurdles, 1500m, 400m, and 100m events. Finals held on day two are the shot put, long jump, and the 3000m steeplechase.
On Saturday, the final day of competition, Logan Montgomery leads off the day with men’s discus at 3:00 p.m. ET. The 4×100 relays are the first running events of the day, beginning at 6:05 p.m. ET. Day three will include all remaining finals.
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