ROCK HILL, S.C. --The  UNC Asheville men’s and women’s Indoor Track and Field teams will open the season  at the "Turkey Takedown" Track and Field Meet on Saturday with four schools competing in a double-dual format at the Irwin Belk Complex on the campus of Winthrop University.

The event, which will include Winthrop, Gardner-Webb, UNC Asheville, and South Carolina State, will get underway at 10:30 a.m. with field events and conclude around 3:00 p.m. Running events are scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. A total of six field events and eight track events will be held.


“This is a nice way to start the indoor season,” commented Bulldog coach Jesse Norman. “We won’t take everybody but this will be a chance to see where everybody is at this point of the year. Everyone has worked hard in the off-season and is anxious to compete.”


The schedule of field events is as follows:

Beginning at 10:30 a.m.--


Pole Vault
Long Jump
Shot Put


Beginning at 1:00 p.m.--


Weight Throw
High Jump

The schedule for running events is as follows:

Beginning at 11:30 a.m.--


Distance Medley Relay
60 meter Hurdles
60 meter dash
400 meter dash
1000 meter run
200 meter dash
3000 meter run
4x400 relay