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SEC Track and Field Championships to begin Friday

134 days ago
SEC Staff
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The University of Tennessee will serve as host of the 2018 Southeastern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships Friday through Sunday at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium.

The meet begins at 11 a.m. ET on Friday, 10 a.m. on Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Live results can be found at UTsports.com

The SEC Championships will be streamed live on SECN+ Friday at 11 a.m. ET, Saturday at 10:15 a.m., and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The meet will air live on the SEC Network Sunday at 6 p.m. The broadcast talent includes Dwight Stones, Larra Overton, Jill Montgomery and John Anderson.

A total of 18 SEC men's and women's track and field teams are ranked among the nation's top-25 teams, according to the latest national rankings announced Monday by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

A nation-leading eight SEC men's programs are ranked in the top-25, including five of the top eight. Florida is ranked No. 1, Alabama is No. 3, Texas A&M is No. 5, Georgia is No. 6 and Arkansas is No. 8. Other SEC programs in the top-25 include No. 12 LSU, No. 13 Kentucky and No. 20 Mississippi State. No other conference has more than five men's teams in the top-25.

A nation-best 10 SEC women's programs are ranked in the top-25 with six in the top nine. LSU is No. 1, Arkansas is No. 4, Kentucky is No. 5, Georgia is No. 6, Texas A&M is No. 8 and Florida is No. 9. Other SEC teams ranked in the top-25 include No. 15 Tennessee, No. 17 Alabama, No. 18 Missouri and No. 23 Ole Miss. No other conference has more than five women's teams in the top-25.

SEC men's and women's track and field athletes lead the nation in 19 individual events entering this weekend's SEC Championships.

The defending SEC men's champion is Texas A&M, which has captured two SEC crowns since joining the league. Tennessee has claimed a league-leading 25 SEC men's titles. The defending SEC women's champion is Arkansas, which has won each of the last four SEC crowns. LSU has claimed a league-leading 13 SEC women's titles all-time.

Tickets are available for purchase at UTsports.com, with all-session passes $25 for adults and $10 for students.

Meet: 2018 SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships
Site: Knoxville, Tenn.
Venue: Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium
Dates: Friday-Sunday, May 11-13, 2018
Results: http://adkins.trackscoreboard.com/#/results
SEC Network + Friday (11 a.m. ET)
SEC Network + Saturday (10:15 a.m. ET, 6:30 p.m. ET)
SEC Network + Sunday (2:30 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. ET)
Television: SEC Network (Sunday 6 p.m. ET)
Talent: Dwight Stones, Larra Overton, Jill Montgomery, John Anderson