Setting the Scene
What: Jim Taylor Invitational
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Where: Amos Alonzo Stagg Field – Selinsgrove, Pa.
Live Results: GoSusqu.com
About the Bison
* After capturing Patriot League championships during the cross country and indoor track and field seasons, the Bison women transition to their outdoor campaign, looking to clinch their first triple crown since the 2009-10 season.
* The Bison return five athletes who earned All-Patriot League honors last season, including Christine Bendzinski (1,500m, 4x8), Sarah Chandler (1,500m, 4x8), Kate Scott (10k), Colleen Buckley (4x8) and Kathleen Fitzgerald (4x8).
* Three Bison qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Meet last season, including Bendzinski (1,500m) and Scott (5,000m), who own the school record in their respective event.
* 17 athletes currently own top-10 program marks.
Last Year at Raleigh Relays/ Jim Taylor Invitational
* Scott represented the Bison at the Raleigh Relays in the 10k, finishing 23rd in a field of 60 runners.
* The Bison won eight events at the Jim Taylor Invite, including wins in the hammer, discus, 200m, 800m, 400 hurdles, steeplechase, 4x1 relay and the 4x4 relay.
* Bucknell will travel to Virginia to compete at the Colonial Relays on Mar. 31-Apr. 1.