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Liberty to Host 2018 BSC Indoor Track Championships

September 5, 2017  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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The 2018 Big South Indoor Track & Field Championships will take place at the Liberty Indoor Track Complex, Feb. 23-24.

The 2018 Big South Indoor Track & Field Championships will take place at the Liberty Indoor Track Complex, Feb. 23-24.

2018 Liberty Track & Field Schedule

For the first time in program history, Liberty will host the Big South Indoor Track & Field Championships, Feb. 23-24 at the Liberty Indoor Track Complex. The Big South meet is one of five home events on the Flames' 2018 indoor and outdoor track & field schedules.

Home Sweet Home
The Flames' second season of competition at the Liberty Indoor Track Complex will feature four consecutive home meets. These include the 13th annual Liberty Kickoff (Jan. 26-27), the fourth annual Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational (Feb. 2-3), the second annual Liberty Elite Invitational (Feb. 9-10) and the 2018 Big South Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 23-24).

The Big South Indoor Track & Field Championships will be contested on a conference member's campus for the first time in the meet's 21-year history, as the host Flames and Lady Flames attempt to defend their team titles from 2017.

The May 2 Liberty Twilight Qualifier will be the Flames' only home outdoor meet at the Matthes-Hopkins Track Complex this season.

What's New?
Liberty will open the 2018 indoor season with its first visit to VMI's new Corps Physical Training Facility for the Keydet Invitational, Jan. 19-20. Like the Liberty Indoor Track Complex, the Corps Physical Training Facility features a 200-meter hydraulically banked track.

Another new event on this year's schedule is the April 14 WildCat Invitational. The one-day meet will be contested across town at Randolph College's WildCat Stadium.

Charting the Championships
The Big South Indoor Track & Field Championships mark the first of six championship events on Liberty's 2018 schedule.

The IC4A and ECAC Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships (March 2-4) will return to the Boston University Track & Tennis Center in Boston, Mass.

The following weekend (March 9-10), the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships will take place at Gilliam Indoor Track in College Station, Texas for the second straight season.

High Point will play host to the Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships for the second time in four years, May 9-11 at Vert Stadium in High Point, N.C.

For the first time, the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet (May 24-26) will be contested at the USF Track & Field Stadium in Tampa, Fla.

The NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships will be back at Hayward Field for the sixth consecutive season, June 6-9 in Eugene, Ore.