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App State head men’s and women’s track and field coach Damion McLean announced the 2022-23 schedule. The Mountaineers will host two indoor meets at the Holmes Convocation Center. App State will celebrate the opening of the new track and field facility at Appalachian 105 during outdoor competition in April.
App State will kick off the indoor season on Dec. 2-3 as it hosts the John Weaver Invitational. The Mountaineers will then travel to Winston-Salem, N.C. for the JDL Mondo College Invite on Jan. 14 before returning to Boone to host the App Split Open on Jan. 20. To close out the month of January, the Black and Gold will head to Lexington, Va. for VMI’s Winter Classic (Jan. 27-28).
On Feb. 3-4, the Mountaineers will split between the JDL Camel City Invite in Winston-Salem, N.C. and the Doc Hale Virginia Tech Meet in Blacksburg, Va. The women’s squad will then head to Huntington, W.Va. for the Marshall Invitational (Feb. 10-11) before competing in the Sun Belt Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Ala. on Feb. 20-21. The Mountaineers will also set their sights on the USATF Indoor Championships on Feb. 24-25 at Virginia Beach, Va. The NCAA Indoor Championships are scheduled for Mar. 10-11 in Albuquerque, NM.
The men’s and women’s squads will open outdoor action on Mar. 24-25 as they split between the Adidas Winthrop Invitational in Rock Hill, S.C. and the Raleigh Relays in Raleigh, N.C. The team will split again on March 29 – April 1 for the Texas Relays in Austin, Tex. and Bill Carson Invitational in Greenville, N.C. The Mountaineers will take a short trip to Durham, N.C. for the Duke Invitational (April 7-8), followed by a trip to Hickory, N.C. for the Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational (April 14-15), before heading to Atlanta, Ga. for the Georgia Tech Invitational (April 21-22).
The Mountaineers’ outdoor slate will be highlighted by the ribbon cutting ceremony and first meet at the new track facility at Appalachian 105, as the Black and Gold hosts the App State Open on April 28-29.
On May 11-13, the Black and Gold will compete at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The NCAA East Regional will be held in Jacksonville, Fla. from May 24-27, and will be followed by the NCAA Championships on June 7-10 in Austin, Tex. The USATF Elite and U20 Championships are scheduled for June 22-25, with location to be announced.