Lamar sending 6 to Payton Jordan Invitational
April 28, 2012
BEAUMONT, Texas - Lamar University will have six track student-athletes competing at the Payton Jordan Invitational at Stanford University on Sunday.
In the men's competition, Tom Wade and Joe Wade will compete in the 3,000 meters, Sam Stabler will run in the 1,500 meters and Chris Smith will compete in the 800 meters. In the women's events, Samantha Walkow runs in the 5,000 meters, while Becky Gough heads to the starting line in the 1,500 meters.
A number of Olympic hopefuls from across the nation are expected to compete at the meet, which is known for ideal conditions for fast times.
The competition gets under way at 3 p.m. (Central) Sunday. Live results will be available on LamarCardinals.com and flotrack.org.