WACO, Texas -- Baylor track and field head coach Todd Harbour released his squad's 2018 schedule Tuesday, which features seven indoor meets and a total of nine outdoor competitions.
"Overall, it's another great schedule with the opportunity to compete at a high level with top-ranked teams and at great facilities," Harbour said. "In the indoor season, we're given the opportunity to compete on two brand-new tracks, so we're excited about that. In the outdoor season, we're hosting two home meets and the Big 12 Championship, so that's a great thing for us."
BU will open the indoor season with a trip to Lubbock, Texas for the Texas Tech Corky Classic on Jan. 13-14. That meet is followed by the Texas A&M Quadrangular on Jan. 20 in College Station, Texas.
Two weeks later, the Bears head to Ann Arbor, Mich. to compete in the Power Five Invitational hosted by the University of Michigan. Then, the team splits off for the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., as well as the Iowa State Classic in Ames, Iowa on Feb. 9-10.
The Bears will be off one weekend before trekking back to Ames for the Big 12 Indoor Championship on Feb. 24-2. Postseason action will continue for qualified athletes at the NCAA Indoor Championship in College Station, Texas, March 10-11.
Baylor's outdoor schedule opens with four-straight weeks of competition in Texas, starting with the TCU Invitational in Fort Worth, March 16-17. The Bears will then head south for the third consecutive year to the Roadrunner Invitational in San Antonio, Texas, March 23-24. The next weekend, BU will be in Austin for the Texas Relays, hosted by the University of Texas March 28-30.
Baylor opens year four at Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium by hosting the Baylor Invitational on April 7. Two weeks later, Baylor again will welcome some of the nation's top teams to Waco for the annual Michael Johnson Invitational on April 21.
For the final regular season meet of the year, BU competes at the National Relays Championship in Fayetteville, Ark., April 27-28. The Bears will have a week off, before hosting the Big 12 Outdoor Championship in Waco on May 11-13.
The 2017 slate wraps up with NCAA competition beginning with the NCAA West Preliminary Championships, May 24-26, in Sacramento, Calif. The NCAA Outdoor Championship will be held June 6-9 in Eugene, Ore.
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