Jones to Compete at Mt. SAC Relays

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Senior Akela Jones will represent the Kansas State track and field team as she compete in the heptathlon at the Mt. SAC Relays in Azusa, California on Wednesday and Thursday. 

This will be the first heptathlon Jones has competed in this season and her first since claiming the 2015 National Championship in the event at last year’s NCAA Outdoor National Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Competition is set to open on Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. CT with the 100 meter hurdles. Thursday’s action begins at 3 p.m. CT with the long jump. 

More information on the meet, including a full schedule and heat sheets, can be found here. Live results for the meet can be found here.  

For the latest on K-State track and field, follow @kstatesports and @KStateTFXC on Twitter using the hashtag #KStateTF or on the team’s Facebook page. 

Heptathlon Schedule
Wednesday
100 Meter Hurdles – 1:15 p.m.
High Jump – 2 p.m.
Shot Put – 4:30 p.m.
200 Meter Dash – 5:45 p.m.

Thursday
Long Jump – 3 p.m.
Javelin Throw – 4:30 p.m.
800 Meter Run – 6:30 p.m.