Nashville, Tenn. - The Tennessee State University men and women's track and field teams released their indoor and outdoor schedules for the 2010-2011 season.
The Flying Tigers and Tigerbelles will mirror their indoor seasons from last year while competing at the same venues. The teams will head to Murfreesboro, Tenn. to compete in the first event of the indoor season at the Middle Tennessee State Christmas Invitational (12/11).
The squads will return home for their first of two meets on the Wilma Rudolph Indoor Track inside the Gentry Center to compete in the Ed Temple Classic (1/8) hosted by the Tigerbelles.
Next up, they will head to Carbondale, Ill. to compete in a multi-day meet, Southern Illinois' Saluki Open (1/14-15). The Tigerbelles will rest up the next week with the Flying Tigers running in the Blue Raider Invitational (1/22).
Both squads will return home with the Tigerbelles hosting the TSU Invite (1/29) before returning to MTSU for the Middle Tennessee Invitational (2/5) and the Valentine Invitational (2/12).
The teams will then go into their bye week to prepare for the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championship hosted by Eastern Illinois from February 24-26.
For the outdoor season, the teams will compete at four of the same meets which include: Morehouse Relays (3/18-19), at home in the Boston-Moon Classic (4/9) hosted by the Flying Tigers, Vanderbilt Invitational (4/16) and will tentatively compete in this year's Penn Relays (4/21-23).
The Tigerbelles will open outdoor competition at the FAMU Relays hosted by Florida A&M (3/12). Two weeks later, they will run in the South Carolina Weems Baskin Relays (3/25-26).
For the Flying Tigers, after jump-starting the season at the Morehouse Relays, they will head to the Alabama Relays (3/25-27) before moving on to the Tiger Track Classic (4/1-2) hosted by Auburn. They will then finish up the outdoor regular schedule at the Western Kentucky Invitational (4/30).
Both teams will compete in the OVC Outdoor Championship (5/6-7) in Murray, Ky. hosted by Murray State.