RICHMOND, Va.– VCU Men's and Women's Track & Field announced their 2020 Indoor Track & Field Schedule. The season will commence with the Rams traveling to College Station, Pa. to compete in the Nittany Lion Challenge on Jan. 11th-12th.
VCU Men's Track and Field enters the 2020 season coming off of a third place finish at the 2019 Atlantic 10 Indoor Championships. VCU returns Sophomore thrower Jaekob Vollbrecht, who garnered A-10 Indoor All-Rookie Honors as a freshman last season. Sophomore Daiqwaun Faircloth is also back for the Rams, seeking another standout season.
VCU Women's Track and Field will enter this year looking to build on its championship season. Under the direction of the reigning A-10 Coach of the Year, Jon Riley, the Rams won their third-consecutive A-10 Indoor Championship. The team returns Sophomore jumper Amari Jackson, who was named to the A-10 Indoor All-Rookie Team.
Succeeding the Nittany Lion Challenge, the Rams will head to the Hokie Invitational on Jan. 17th -18th in Blacksburg, Va. and the VMI Team Challenge on Jan. 25th in Lexington, Va.
The Rams will then travel south to Columbus, S.C. to compete in the Carolina Challenge on Jan. 31st - Feb. 1st, before heading back north to Newport News, Va. to take on the Vince Brown Invitational on Feb. 9.
VCU will round up their season at the A-10 Indoor Track & Field Championships, where head coach Jon Riley will look to lead the women's team to their fourth consecutive A-10 Indoor Championship. Also look for Riley to lead the VCU Men's Track and Field team to their first A-10 Indoor Championship during his tenure.
The NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships will be held in Albuquerque, N.M. on March 13th-14th.
2020 VCU Indoor Track & Field Schedule
Saturday, January 11 – at Nittany Lion Challenge @ College Station, Pa. (Penn State)
Friday, January 17- Saturday, January 18 – at Hokie Invitational @ Blacksburg, Va. (Virginia Tech)
Saturday, January 25 – at VMI Team Challenge @ Lexington, Va. (Virginia Military Institute)
Friday, January 31 - Saturday, February 1– at Carolina Challenge @ Columbus, S.C. (University of South Carolina)
Sunday, February 9 – at Vince Brown Invitational @ Newport News, Va. (Christopher Newport University)
Friday, February 14 - Saturday, February 15 – at Darius Dixon Memorial Invite @ Lynchburg, Va. (Liberty University)
Friday, February 28 - Saturday, February 29 – at A10 Indoor Track & Field Championships @ Kingston, R.I. (University of Rhode Island)
Friday, March 13- Saturday, March 14 – at NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships @ Albuquerque, N.M.