Razorbacks Seek 20th SEC Outdoor Championship

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The best of the best in collegiate track & field are coming to Fayetteville on May 9-11 as the University of Arkansas hosts the 2019 Southeastern Conference Men’s & Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships at John McDonnell Field.  The meet will be broadcast LIVE on the SEC Network.

In the most recent USTFCCCA NCAA National Rankings, eight SEC programs were among the top-25 best teams in the country led by No. 2 LSU. Following the Tigers are No. 4 Florida, No. 5 Texas A&M, No. 10 Alabama, No. 13 Mississippi State, No. 15 Georgia,  No. 17 South Carolina, and No. 20 Arkansas.

Florida enters the meet as the reigning SEC indoor champion and the reigning SEC outdoor champion as well as the reigning NCAA indoor champion while Georgia is the reigning NCAA outdoor champion.

The men’s track & field team is currently ranked No. 20 in the nation, according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) and boast seven performances in the Top-20 of the NCAA with three of those falling inside the Top-10.

The final day of the championships will be televised live on the SEC network beginning at 5:05 p.m. CT on Saturday, May 11. Fans will be able to live stream Thursday and Friday’s action on the SEC Network plus. The broadcast talent includes Dwight Stones, Larra Overton, Jill Montgomery and John Anderson.

Arkansas has captured 19 SEC Outdoor Team Championships in program history with the most recent being from the 2016 season.

For more information on Arkansas track and field, including in-meet updates, follow @RazorbackTF on Twitter.

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