Indoors Is Upon Us

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This weekend marks the official start of the 2013-14 indoor track and field season.  Seven of the eight schools will kick off their indoor season at some point this weekend, with the season being in full gear come mid-January.  The Ivy League season will hit its peak in the first weekend of March at the 2014 Heptagonal Indoor Track and Field Championships in Hanover, N.H, as the Cornell men and Harvard women look to defend their team titles.  The indoor season ends the weekend of March 14th and 15th at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Albuquerque, N.M. We share a compiled conference meet schedule (with links to additional meet details, if available) in the cut below.

We will provide more information about Indoor Heps as the championship gets closer, but the early rumors tell us that the performances will be better as the Leverone Field House underwent some facility improvements this past summer.   Dartmouth’s women head coach Sandy Ford-Centonze shared in a Dartmouth’s athletics feature that “the entire facility is enhanced tremendously. This new surface will reduce the strong impact on the athletes’ legs and feet, as well as producing good times.”  This year’s Indoor Heps will also be different in previous year due to the change in championship format, as the sprints/hurdles preliminary rounds, 500-meter, 1,000-meter, and 4×800-meter relay races have been dropped and the 200-meter (men) and distance medley relay (women) have been added.  This was done by League coaches in order to match the same format contested at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.  Don’t yell at us – we just report the news.

Until then, we have approximately 3 months to get ready for this change.  And the best way to get ready is to follow the teams.  Check out the schedule below and see if any races are near you.

2013-14 Ivy League Indoor Track and Field Team Schedules

Friday, December 6th

Cornell at the Greg Page Relays (Barton Hall: Ithaca, N.Y.)

Dartmouth at the URI Multi-Event (Kingston, R.I.)

Penn at the Fast Times Before Finals (Bethlehem, Penn.)

Princeton hosts the New Year’s Invitational (Jadwin Gym: Princeton, N.J.)

Saturday, December 7th

Brown hosting the Alden Invitational (Olney-Margolies Athletic Center: Providence, R.I.)

Cornell hosting the Greg Page Relays (Barton Hall: Ithaca, N.Y.)

Dartmouth, Harvard at the Harvard Open (Gordon Track: Cambridge, Mass.)

Yale hosts Yale Season Opener (Coxe Cage: New Haven, Conn.)

Saturday, December 14th

Dartmouth at the Carisella Invitational (Boston, Mass.)

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Sunday, January 5th

Princeton men at Navy (Annapolis, Md.)

Friday, January 10th

Cornell hosting the Southern Tier Collegiate Open (Barton Hall: Ithaca, N.Y.)

Dartmouth hosting the Dartmouth Relays (Leverone Field House: Hanover, N.H.)

Princeton men at the Gotham Cup (The Armory: New York, N.Y.)

Princeton women hosts Rutgers, St. John’s, St. Joseph’s (Jadwin Gym: Princeton, N.J.)

Saturday, January 11th

Brown, Yale at the Yale Invitational (Coxe Cage: New Haven, Conn.)

Dartmouth, Harvard at the Dartmouth Relays (Leverone Field House: Hanover, N.H.)

Sunday, January 12th

Dartmouth, Harvard at the Dartmouth Relays (Leverone Field House: Hanover, N.H.)

Saturday, January 18th

Brown, Harvard at the Battle for Beantown (Gordon Track: Cambridge, Mass.)

Cornell at the Northeast Challenge (University Park, Penn.)

Dartmouth hosting Yale and Columbia (Leverone Field House: Hanover, N.H.)

Penn at the Lehigh Challenge (Bethlehem, Penn.)

Friday, January 24th

Brown women, Dartmouth at the Northeastern Joe Donahue Games (Boston, Mass.)

Brown, Dartmouth men, Harvard, Yale at the Boston University Terrier Invitational (Boston, Mass.)

Columbia at the NYU Team Challenge (The Armory: New York, N.Y.)

Cornell hosting the Pentathlon (Barton Hall: Ithaca, N.Y.)

Harvard hosting the Harvard Multi Challenge (Gordon Track: Cambridge, Mass.)

Saturday January 25th

Brown, Dartmouth men, Harvard, Yale at the Boston University Terrier Invitational (Boston, Mass.)

Cornell hosting the Upstate Challenge (Barton Hall: Ithaca, N.Y.)

Penn at the Haverford College Invitational (Havertown, Penn.)

Princeton hosts the Tiger Open (Jadwin Gym: Princeton, N.J.)

Saturday, February 1st

Brown at the URI “Coaches” Coed Invitational (Kingston, R.I.)

Columbia, Penn, Princeton at the Lions Invitational (The Armory: New York, N.Y.)

Cornell hosting the Robert Kane Invitational (Barton Hall: Ithaca, N.Y.)

Dartmouth hosting the Dartmouth Classic (Leverone Field House: Hanover, N.H.)

Harvard hosting the Harvard Invitational (Gordon Track: Cambridge, Mass.)

Friday, February 7th

Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Princeton at the Boston University Valentine Invitational (Boston, Mass.)

Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (The Armory: New York, N.Y.)

Yale hosts Giegengack Invitational (Coxe Cage: New Haven, Conn.)

Saturday, February 8th

Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Princeton at the Boston University Valentine Invitational (Boston, Mass.)

Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (The Armory: New York, N.Y.)

Cornell, Penn, Princeton at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup (University Park, Penn.)

Yale hosts Giegengack Invitational (Coxe Cage: New Haven, Conn.)

Sunday, February 9th

Brown at the MIT Gordon Kelly Invitational (Cambridge, Mass.)

Friday, February 14th

Brown, Columbia at the Iowa State Classic (Ames, Iowa)

Cornell at the Spire Invitational (Cleveland, Oh.)

Saturday, February 15th

Brown hosting the Brown Invitational (Olney-Margolies Athletic Center: Providence, R.I.)

Brown, Columbia at the Iowa State Classic (Ames, Iowa)

Columbia, Penn at the Lafayette-Rider Classic (The Armory: New York, N.Y.)

Columbia, Penn at the Millrose Games (The Armory: New York, N.Y.)

Cornell at the Spire Invitational (Cleveland, Oh.)

Yale hosts Harvard and Princeton (Coxe Cage: New Haven, Conn.)

Sunday, February 16th

Brown, Dartmouth at the USATF New England Championships (Boston, Mass.)

Friday, February 21s

Brown, Columbia, Princeton at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational (South Bend, Ind.)

Saturday, February 22nd

Brown, Columbia at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational (South Bend, Ind.)

Cornell hosting the Marc Denault Invitational (Barton Hall: Ithaca, N.Y.)

Sunday, February 23rd

Penn, Princeton at the Princeton Invitational (Jadwin Gym: Princeton, N.J.)

March 1st and 2nd – Ivy League Indoor Track and Field Heptagonal Championships (Leverone Field House: Hanover, N.H.)

Saturday, March 8th

Brown, Cornell, Yale at the IC4As/ECAC Championships (Boston, Mass.)

Columbia, Princeton at the Columbia Final Qualifier (The Armory: New York, N.Y.)

March 14th and 15th – NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships (Albuquerque, N.M.)

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