PSU T&F travels to Stanford Invite and Florida Relays

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State track & field teams will split action this weekend with one group of athletes heading to Florida Relays in Gainesville, Florida, while the second group of athletes will travel to Stanford, California, for the Stanford Invitational this weekend.

Florida Relays

When: Friday, March 30 & Saturday, March 31

Where: Percy Beard Track | Gainesville, Fla.

Start time:

Friday: 12:00 p.m ET

Saturday: 11:00 a.m. ET

Live Stream: SEC Network+/Watch ESPN

Stanford Invitational

When: Friday, March 30

Where: Cobb Track and Angell Field | Stanford, Calif.

Start time:

Friday: 2:30 p.m. ET


Penn State currently boasts five student-athletes that are ranked in the top-20 in their respective events in the NCAA.

No. 6 | Michael Biddle – Javelin 71.20m (233′-7″)

No. 7 | Victoria Tachinski – 800-meters 2:07.72

No. 14 | Megan McCloskey – High Jump 1.75m (5′-8.75″)

No. 15 | Men’s 4×100-meter relay – 39.77 (Smith, Porter, Laird, Moffett)

No. 20 | Gary Ross III – 800-meters 1:50.63


The Nittany Lions are scheduled to compete in eight meets in six states before they return to Happy Valley for the Jim Thorpe Invite (May 4). Following the Jim Thorpe Invite, Penn State will travel to the Big Ten Championships in Bloomington, Ind., before heading to Tampa, Fla. for the NCAA First Round followed by a trip to the west coast for the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore. at historic Hayward Field.


The Nittany Lions will continue to chase warm weather as they travel to Baton Rouge, LA to compete in the Battle on the Bayou April 7.