OXFORD, Miss. - After a successful outdoor season debut at the Rhodes Open in Memphis, the Ole Miss track and field team is set to compete in the SEC/Big Ten Challenge meet this Friday in Starkville.
The meet will feature SEC schools Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Tennessee against Big Ten foes Indiana, Illinois, Ohio State (men), Purdue and Wisconsin.
Last season at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge, Ole Miss saw productive performances by several of its athletes. Kentrell Sanders captured the triple jump title, while on the women's side Kristin Bridges claimed the 400 meters and Aria Gaines won the triple jump and was a member of the winning 4x400 meter relay team.
The Rebels enter Friday's meet with several athletes currently ranked in the nation's top 50 in their specific events after the opening outdoor weekend.
Freshman Sam Kendricks ranks 12th nationally in the pole vault after producing a height of 16-6.50 at last weekend's Rhodes Open.
The Rebel men's relay 4x400 meter relay team and 4x100 meter relay team both rank in the nation's top five.
The freshman pole vaulting duo of Ashleigh Culpepper and Kelly McCormick look to build upon their impressive outdoor debut last weekend. Both cleared 10-6 and rank in the top five in school history in the event after just one meet.
Events are scheduled to begin Friday morning at 9:00 with the women's hammer throw and conclude at 6:15 p.m. with the men's 4x400 meter relay.
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