May 14, 2014
GREENVILLE, N.C. –The East Carolina lane and margin group heads to Houston, Texas for a 2014 Conference USA Outdoor Championships. The eventuality is scheduled to start Thursday, May 15 and interpretation Sunday, May 18 during Holloway Field and Ley Track with Rice portion as a horde institution.
Last season, ECU saw a men’s group place fifth and a women’s patrol finish ninth in a outside championships. However, this deteriorate a Pirates are entrance off of a successful indoor deteriorate in that a women’s patrol won a C-USA Indoor Championships and a group placed third. East Carolina is looking to move that movement along with a plain outside performances into a C-USA Championship this weekend.
“I consider both a men’s and women’s teams satisfied what a charge during palm is,” Head manager Curt Kraft said. “They have been watchful for this Conference Championship accommodate for a prolonged time. Both teams are really vehement and focused entrance into this meet.”
The Pirates met as a group progressing in a week to ready for a C-USA Championships and plead expectations and goals.
“We talked about 3 pivotal things that will need to come into play in sequence for us to be successful: leadership, knowledge and momentum,” Kraft explained. “I consider both squads have been conflict tested over and over again. The idea of this accommodate is really clear; that is to contend for a Conference USA pretension on both sides. But some-more importantly we need to set personal records, propagandize records, informal subordinate outlines and have particular discussion champions.”
With 2014 being a final year East Carolina is a member of Conference USA, a Pirates are looking to go out with a bang.
“The student-athletes comprehend this is a final year in Conference USA and would like to leave on a really certain note,” Kraft continued. “They have been prepared and encouraged to do what they are ostensible to do. Up to this point, we have had a good deteriorate and we would have each reason to trust that will continue by a weekend.”
The Conference USA Championships start Thursday, May 15 during 1:30 p.m. with a heptathlon. The decathlon will follow during 2 p.m. Friday’s events start during 1:30 p.m. with a end of a multi events. The men’s and women’s produce throws and as good as a 10,000-meter runs will also take place Friday. Saturday’s margin foe start during 3 p.m., while a using events flog off during 5 p.m. The final day of a accommodate starts during 2:30 p.m. with margin events and a using events will start during 4:30 p.m.