2018-19 UKTF Schedule Announced
LEXINGTON, Ky. — First-Year Kentucky track and field head coach Lonnie Greene has revealed the Wildcats’ 2018-19 schedule, which will begin at the Hoosier Open in Dec. 2018 and feature three home meets in 2019 — two indoor and one outdoor.
The 2018-19 season will begin Friday, Dec. 7 at The Hoosier Open, where the Wildcats will test their fall training before breaking for the winter holidays.
The Wildcats will open up in 2019 at the Jim Green Invitational Jan. 11-12 inside Nutter Field House, which will take the place of the Kentucky Invitational, as the Wildcats’ home opener.
UK’s other home indoor meet will be the McCravy Memorial Feb. 1-2.
The postseason will begin at the SEC Indoor Championships Feb. 22-23 hosted by Arkansas at the Tyson Indoor facility. The NCAA Indoor Championships will be March 8-9 in Birmingham, Alabama.
UK’s outdoor home meet will be the Kentucky Open on April 20.
The SEC Outdoor Championships will be May 9-11 at Arkansas.
The NCAA East Prelims are May 23-25 in Jacksonville, Florida, and the NCAA Championships finals are June 5-9 in Austin, Texas.
At the 2018 SEC Indoor Championships, the UK men’s team placed sixth with 45 points, and the women’s team was third with 74.
At the 2018 NCAA Indoor Championships, the UK men’s team finished 17th with 12 points, and the Wildcats women’s team placed third with 34.
At the 2018 SEC Outdoor Championships, the UK men’s team placed seventh on 54.33, and the women’s squad placed sixth with 70.
At the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships, the UK men’s team tied for 16 on 16 points, and the women’s team earned another podium finish fourth place on 46 points.