Track and Field Kicks Off Indoor Season on Saturday

Jan. 16, 2014

AUBURN, Ala. -- The Auburn track and field team opens the 2014 indoor season on Saturday as it hosts the Auburn Indoor Invitational Opener at the Birmingham Crossplex.

“The indoor season is always a short, quick season,” Auburn head coach Ralph Spry said. “We will try to keep things simple this weekend, using it as a starting point to gauge where we are at and build from that moving forward. It should be a great meet with a lot of excellent competition, including several Southeastern Conference teams.

Auburn athletes that are scheduled to compete in the one-day meet include: 2013 SEC Indoor Champion shot put winner Stephen Saenz, 2013 All-SEC shot putter Valentina Muzaric and 2012 NCAA Indoor All-American and Birmingham native Keenan Brock.

“I’m looking forward to seeing a lot of our young newcomers perform as well as some of our key veterans," Spry said. "We’ll be tested early, but we’re looking forward to getting the season started.”

A total of 58 athletes from Auburn are scheduled to compete. The meet will include 12 teams competing, including six SEC schools.

Live results for Saturday’s meet are available For the latest on Auburn track and field, follow @AUTrack on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook



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