April 5, 2007
Tallahassee, FL – This weekend the men and women of Florida State track and field will spread out to compete at the Texas Relays in Austin, Tex. and the Pepsi Florida Relays in Gainesville, Fla.
The Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays is celebrating its 80th year in 2007 and the Seminoles are looking forward to competing at their biggest meet of the outdoor season. A small squad of elite athletes will make the trip out west, including sprinters Walter Dix, Greg Bolden, Michael Ray Garvin, and Alyce Williams from the women’s squad.
“The national-level athletes are going to the Texas Relays which is the best sprint and relay meet of the regular season in the United States,” head coach Bob Braman said. “We have a very capable men’s and women’s team competing out there.”
Representing the `Noles in the Swamp will be a group of ACC hopefuls looking to make the conference squad later this month. The Pepsi Florida Relays has been a tradition in Gainesville for nearly 75 years and has grown to one of the premier track and field meets in the country.
“We are taking an ACC-level group to the Florida Relays where their focus will be getting ready for the conference meet at the end of the month,” Braman said. “Those men and women will be looking to earn a spot on the ACC roster by preparing themselves at a good meet in Gainesville.”
The Texas meet began on Wednesday, April 4 while the Florida meet kicks off on Friday. Seminoles.com will have updated results following each day of competition. Live results for the Texas meet can be found by visiting TexasSports.com and for the Florida meet you can log onto HalfMileTiming.com.