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Anne Martin and Chad Wright will lead their respective squads during the upcoming 2014 campaign.
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          Release: 12/10/2013
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Huskers Prepare for Annual Instraquad Meet

The Nebraska track and field team kicks of its 2014 season with the annual Nebraska Intrasquad meet on Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Devaney Center Indoor Track. Fans are invited and will enjoy free admission along with the opportunity to catch the Huskers competing for the first time this year.

The Huskers have compiled a successful history, including 77 individual NCAA Champions and 611 All-Americans. The NU looks to improve upon the 2013 season where Chad Wright became a four-time All-American with a pair of awards in the discus and shot put competitions while the men’s team claimed the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Conference title.

On the women’s side, the Scarlet and Cream have their sights set on a Big Ten title after finishing runner-up last season and return sophomore Maggie Malone who earned high marks in the javelin throw on her way to second team All-America honors. Senior Anne Martin is also back after receiving honorable-mention All-America accolades in theheptathlon with a personal-best 5,414 points.

For youth (grades 8th and under), there will be a chance to show off their speed in the Little Huskers youth 60 and 100-meter dashes. Prior to the meet, there will be Valentino's pizza and water for the first 150 youth participants. Pizza and water will be handed out starting at 11 a.m. by the Devaney Center Indoor Track north entrance.

Please pre-register your son or daughter for the youth races by sending your child’s name, age,
elementary school and the race(s) he or she would like to run to cbastian@huskers.com. You may sign up at the event, but we strongly encourage your early registration to ensure your child’s participation. If you have any questions, please contact Charlie Bastian at 402-472-0775 or cbastian@huskers.com.

Be sure to follow the Huskers all season long on Twitter using the handle @NUTrackandField and on Facebook.com/NebraskaTrackandField

Running Events
11:30am          600m women                                      1 heat
11:35am          600m men                                           2 heats
11:55am          60H women prelim                             1 heat
12:00pm          60H men prelim                                  2 heats
12:10pm          60m women                                        1 heat
12:13pm          60m men                                             1 heat
12:17pm          60H women FINAL                           1 heat
12:20pm          60H men FINAL                                1 heat
12:25pm          LITTLE HUSKER 60M DASH
12:50pm          200m women                                      2 heats
12:56pm          200m men                                           2 heats
1:03pm            1,000m women                                   1 heat
1:07pm            1,000m men                                        1 heat
1:10pm            LITTLE HUSKER 100M DASH
1:30pm            3,200m women                                   1 heat
1:45pm            3,200m men                                        1 heat
2:00pm            4x400m women                                  1 heat
2:05pm            4x400m men                                       2 heats

Field Events
11:30am          PV men
11:30am          WT men and women
11:30am          LJ men and women
11:30am          HJ men
12:45pm          PV women
12:45pm          SP men and women
1:00pm            TJ men & women
12:45pm          HJ women

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