|ASU Hosts Red Wolves Open Saturday|
JONESBORO, Ark. (4/19/12) - The Arkansas State track & field teams enter their home meet after setting six Red Wolves team records so far during outdoor competition. ASU will host the Red Wolves open on Saturday at the ASU Track & Field Facility.
Teams from UALR, UCA, Harding and Southwest Christian will travel to Jonesboro to compete against A-State.
Competition begins at 10 a.m. with the men's hammer throw, women's javelin and women's long jump. Running events begin at 10:30 a.m. with the 3,000-meter run and events will continue on a rolling schedule finishing with the 4X400 meter relays capping off the event.
ASU enters the weekend led by sophomore sprinter Sharika Nelvis who is coming off back-to-back Sun Belt Conference Athlete of the Week awards. Nelvis is nationally ranked after setting A-State records in the 100m, 100m hurdles and 200m runs.
Richard Chavez broke the ASU school record in the men's shot put with a throw of 60-5 3/4 already this season. ASU has also had record-breaking performances in by Kristina Aubert in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 17:14.51 and the 3,000-meter steeple chase by Chelsea Weaver with a time of 11:17.Results will be available following the meet on the official home of the Arkansas State