This weekend, Boston’s TRACK at New Balance will host the 2024 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships. Get ready for an exciting display of collegiate athletics. Enthusiasts of collegiate sports excitedly anticipate the two-day competition, where the best college athletes in the country will battle to showcase their abilities and willpower.

Earning a coveted spot in this prestigious competition required individual event athletes to secure a place among the top 16 entrants in their respective categories. The spotlight is on the University of Arkansas men’s and women’s teams, defending champions and frontrunners expected to secure victory once again.

The men’s competition sees the Razorbacks facing tough opposition from Texas Tech and the distance-focused Northern Arizona. On the women’s side, Texas and Florida pose significant challenges to the reigning champions.

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For those eager to witness the action, the 2024 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships will be broadcast live on ESPN+. The excitement kicks off on Friday, March 8, with the morning session beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET and the afternoon session at 7 p.m. ET. On Saturday, March 9, the meet commences at 11:30 a.m. ET, with the evening session scheduled for 7 p.m. ET.

One of the standout events on Friday is the Men’s 5,000 meters at 5:20 p.m. ET, featuring a competitive lineup including collegiate record holder Nico Young, Stanford’s Ky Robinson, North Carolina’s Parker Wolfe, and University of New Mexico freshman Habtom Samuel.

Friday’s Women’s 800 meters, with prelims at 7:50 p.m. ET and the final on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET, showcases Michaela Rose, who set the second-fastest college time ever indoors this season. Rose faces strong competition from Stanford’s Juliette Whittaker, Rosin Willis, and Harvard freshman Sophia Gorriaran.

 

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Saturday night brings the Women’s 3,000 meters, where Florida’s Parker Valby contends with Notre Dame steeplechase ace Olivia Markezich. Harvard junior Maia Ramsden adds to the suspense, fresh off a record-setting performance at the World Indoor Championships.

 

As anticipation builds for this weekend’s championships, fans of collegiate sports and track and field enthusiasts alike are in for an unforgettable experience. The event promises a culmination of dedication, skill, and the pursuit of excellence at the highest level of collegiate competition.