TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State track and field team has released their schedule for the 2021-22 season. The Noles will compete in 15 regular season meets (seven indoor, eight outdoor) beginning on Dec. 3 at the Clemson Opener in Clemson, S.C. The schedule is highlighted by the annual FSU Relays on Mar. 24-25 at FSU’s Mike Long Track. The Dec. 3 meet is the earliest start of a season for the Noles since the 2018-19 season when they began the season on Dec. 1, 2018, at the Colyear-Danville BU Opener in Boston, Mass.
“We’re really excited about our track and field schedule. This schedule puts our elite athletes in a position to nationally qualify for both the indoor and outdoor championships,” Head Coach Bob Braman said. “The FSU Relays will once again be a great home meet with the best teams in the South Region coming to Mike Long Track.”
The Noles will make three straight trips to Clemson to begin the season with the Clemson Invite on Jan. 14-15 and the annual Bob Pollock Meet on Jan. 28-29. The Noles will also send a group of athletes to Lubbock, Texas, on Jan. 28-29 for the Texas Tech Invitational. The Noles will travel to Fayetteville, Ark., for the Tyson Invitational at the University of Arkansas on Feb. 11-12 before heading to South Bend, Ind., for the Alex Wilson Invitational. The ACC Indoor Championships will be held in Blacksburg, Va., on Feb. 24-26 with the NCAA Indoor Championships being held in Birmingham, Ala., on Mar. 10-12.
The outdoor season will begin with the Tiger Track Classic (Auburn, Ala.) and the Hurricane Invitational (Miami, Fla.) on Mar. 18-19. Following the FSU Relays on Mar. 24-25, the Noles will make trips to Gainesville, Fla., on back-to-back weeks for the Pepsi Florida Relays and the Tom Jones Memorial. The Noles will end the regular season at the Virginia Challenge on Apr. 22-23 and the UNF Invitational on Apr. 29-30. The ACC Outdoor Championships will be hosted by Duke on May 12-14 in Durham, N.C.. The NCAA East Preliminary will take place in Bloomington, Ind., on May 25-28 with the NCAA Outdoor Championships on June 8-11 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
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