Falcons compete in seperate meets

Reporter and Reporter

The BG track and field team is back in action this weekend with the team splitting up to two different meets during the weekend.

Most of the team will be traveling to Muncie, Ind. for the Ball State Dual; a select few will be traveling to Columbus for the 27th annual Jesse Owens Track Classic.

The Falcons are coming off a good meet in East Lansing, Mich. last weekend and look to roll the momentum into the meets in Muncie and Columbus on Saturday.

BG athletes that will be making the trip to Columbus on Saturday include senior Ashley Harris, sophomore Brooke Pleger, freshman Shana Flanary and junior Jeanette Pettigrew. Harris, Pleger and Flanary will be competing in throwing events and Pettigrew will be the only runner going to Columbus.

Harris will be the only student-athlete representing BG while the three others will be competing unaffiliated.

Teams that BG will be competing against some of the best teams in the Midwest in Columbus. Teams include Ohio State, Michigan State, Purdue, Cincinnati, West Virginia, Miami University, Dayton, Wright State, Eastern Michigan and Ohio University.

The Ball State Dual begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday and the Jesse Owens Track Classic begins at 10:30 a.m.