Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's and women's outdoor track and field teams are scheduled to take part beginning today in the 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
The annual league meet will be hosted by Grand Valley State University at the GVSU Track & Field/Lacrosse Stadium in Allendale. It runs both Thursday and Friday (May 3-4).
Action began on Wednesday (May 2) with the decathlon and heptathlon completing the first half of their events. No Bulldog competitors took part in those events.
The full slate of events begins on Thursday at 3 p.m. (ET) and run throughout the evening. Final day action on Friday is slated to begin with the field events at 11 a.m. (ET) and run until approximately 4:30 p.m. (ET).
The Bulldog women's outdoor squad is ranked 20th nationally in the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division II Rankings this week.
FSU's women's squad is one of five GLIAC schools found among the nation's top 25 programs and the Bulldogs rank ninth in the Midwest Region.
Complete meet information and results can be accessed via the league's official championship website at the link below.
GLIAC Championships Website