Blue Demons Track and Field Primed for BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
Jackie Kasal has the sixth-best time in the 3,000m steeplechase entering this weekend's BIG EAST Outdoor Championships.

May 2, 2013

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CHICAGO - The moment has arrived for DePaul's track and field team to put together its best performance of the season.

The Blue Demons will be competing in 22 events Friday through Sunday at the BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Piscataway, N.J.

Sprinter Jordon Vaughn comes into the meet with the conference's third-fastest time in the 100-meter dash while teammate Joe Turner is tied for fourth.

Adam Kovacs heads to Rutgers with the third-best conference mark in the javelin throw while Durrell McDonald's 2.08 meters is tied for fifth in the high jump.

Blake Thompson is No. 6 in the discus and the men's 4x400-meter relay has the league's fourth-fastest time heading into the weekend.

Vaughn will double up in the 200m while Brandon Threats will also sprint in the 200m. Mac Melto will take his marks in the 400m.

Chris Miedema represents DePaul in the 800m and Alex Fisher in the 110m hurdles. The Blue Demons will also race in the 4x100m and 4x800m relays.

Kovacs will double up in the hammer throw while Blake Thompson will look to make his mark in the discus throw and Anthony Babicz in the shot put.

On the women's side, Jackie Kasal has the sixth-best time in the 3,000m steeplechase and Sarah Moss has the No. 6 mark in the discus.

Tayler Whittler will all line up in the 100m dash and 200m dash. Kayla Schwarz and Ayesha Ewing join Whittler in the 200m and Loreal Curtis and Lindsey Holden will race in the 400m.

Sarah Gorden doubles in the 100m and 400m hurdles and Erin McCoy joins Gorden in the 400m hurdles. The Blue Demons are competing in the 4x100m and 4x400m relays.

Joining Moss in the throwing events is Jazmyne Durrah in the shot put and discus.

On the men's side, Notre Dame is the outdoor defending champion and Connecticut won the BIG EAST indoor title. Louisville has won five consecutive women's outdoor titles while Notre Dame won the women's indoor title this season.



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