PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown University track & field teams will compete in the Ivy League Heptagonal Outdoor Track & Field Championships this Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6 at Penn's Franklin Field in Philadelphia. Events are scheduled to start Saturday morning at 11 AM.
Watch Live on ILN, ESPN+
Both days of the championships will be broadcast live on the Ivy League Network and ESPN+, starting at 12:45pm on Saturday and 11:45am on Sunday.
ILN: (both days)
ESPN+: Day 1 | Day 2
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Fans can follow all of the action on the following social media accounts. Use the hashtag #IvyHeps to join the conversion.
Twitter: @BrownTrack, @IvyLeague
The men's team placed eighth at last year's Ivy Championship, while Princeton captured the team title.
The Bears boast a pair of top competitors in the 800 meters, led by Zack Emrich, who placed second in the event last year and enters the meet with the league's top time this season at 1:49.78. Zachary Lanigan will also look to make noise in the event after clocking 1:50.31 at the Springtime Invite last weekend.
Owen Russell will lead the field performers after he broke the school record in the hammer for the second time this season at the Larry Ellis Invite (221-7). Rookie Noah Ward enters as one of the top competitors in the shot put, while Ryan Laudermilk has put together a strong outdoor campaign in the high jump.
The women's team took seventh place at Heps last season, while Harvard claimed the team championship.
Carly Paul will look to continue her impressive senior season this weekend as she is currently ranked first in the league in the heptathlon (5,509) following a school-record breaking performance at Auburn. She also broke the school record in the long jump (20-3.75) at the same meet and heads to Heps ranked second in both the long jump and high jump.
Brown will turn to Megan Ratcliffe for points in the 10,000 meters, as she owns the top time in the Ivies this season at 33:49.57, while Lewis (100M), May Stern (400M) and Clare Peabody (800M) look to add points in their respective events.
Check back to brownbears.com for continued coverage of Brown track & field at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships.