Big Ten Women's Outdoor Track and Field Season Kicks Off

March 17, 2005

PARK RIDGE, IL -The 2005 Big Ten women's outdoor track and field season gets underway this weekend with four Conference squads in action.   

Iowa will travel to Conway, S.C., to compete in the Shamrock Invitational at the Coastal Carolina Track and Field facility this Friday and Saturday.  Michigan, the three-time defending League champion, begins its outdoor campaign today at the Florida State Relays in Tallahassee, Fla.  Minnesota began its season yesterday as the Golden Gophers are participating at the three-day Cal State Northridge Spring Break Open in Northridge, Calif., while Wisconsin travels to Tempe, Ariz., to take part in the Baldy Castillo Invitational, March 18-19. 

The remainder of the Big Ten teams will open their respective seasons in the coming weeks.