Baton Rouge, La. – The NCAA East Preliminaries get underway for the No. 1 ranked LSU track and field program on Wednesday in Jacksonville, Florida at Hodges Stadium. The meet is being hosted by the University of North Florida. The competition schedule will have the men competing Wednesday and Friday, while the women will be in action on Thursday and Saturday.
LSU has 46 athletes (25 women, 21 men) in Florida representing the Purple and Gold. Start lists can be viewed at the 'live results' link above. In order to advance to the NCAA Championships from the preliminary meet, an athlete must finish inside the top 12 of her or his respective event.