Charlotte picked to win A-10 Indoor Championship
Courtesy: Charlotte Sports Information
          Release: 11/08/2012
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The Charlotte women's team has been predicted to take the 2013 Atlantic 10 Women's Indoor Track and Field Championship titles, according to voting conducted among the league's head coaches.

The 49ers are the reigning champ and six-time conference winner. The 49ers scored 161 points at last year's conference meet, where Most Outstanding Track Performer, Joann Blackney and Most Outstanding Rookie Performer, T'Sheila Mungo shined on the track.

Runner-up of the 2012 Championship, Dayton came in at number two on the preseason poll, followed by Temple (3rd), Rhode Island (4th), Duquesne (5th), Richmond (6th), VCU (7th), Butler (8th), Saint Louis (9th), La Salle (10th), Massachusetts (11th), Fordham (12th), Xavier (13th), and Saint Joseph's (14th).

On the men's side, Rhode Island was picked to take the A-10 Men's title. The Rams look to capture their eighth consecutive conference title, after winning the 2012 Indoor Track and Field Championship with a total of 186.5 points.  Sophomore Jalen Young, the Most Outstanding Rookie Performer of 2012, returns this season to defend his individual title in the 400 meters.

2012 runner-up Charlotte took the second place spot on the coaches' preseason poll, followed by Temple (3rd), Fordham (4th), La Salle (5th), Butler (6th), VCU (7th), Saint Joseph's (8th), Massachusetts (9th), Xavier (10th), Richmond (11th), and Saint Louis (12th).

The 2012 Atlantic 10 Men's and Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships will be held Feb 16-17 on the campus of the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.

 

 

2013 A-10 Men's Indoor Track and Field Predicted Order of Finish

(2012 Conference Championship Finish)

1. Rhode Island (1st)

2. Charlotte (2nd)

3. Temple (4th)

4. Fordham (3rd)

5. La Salle (5th)

6. Butler (4th Horizon League)

7. VCU (5th CAA)

8. Saint Joseph's (6th)

9. Massachusetts (8th)

10. Xavier (7th)

11. Richmond (9th)

12. Saint Louis (10th)

 

2013 A-10 Women's Indoor Track and Field Predicted Order of Finish

(2012 Conference Championship Finish)

1. Charlotte (1st)

2. Dayton (2nd)

3. Temple (4th)

4. Rhode Island (5th)

5. Duquesne (3rd)

6. Richmond (6th)

7. VCU (2nd CAA)

8. Butler (3rd Horizon League)

9. Saint Louis (7th)

10. La Salle (8th)

11. Massachusetts (11th)

12. Fordham (9th)

13. Xavier (10th)

14. Saint Joseph's (12th)

 


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