May 29,2014 (ISN) – LANGLEY, British Columbia – The Trinity Western track and field team will host a
pair of CIS-level outdoor meets this weekend, with the CIS Feature Competition
running Friday at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park and the CIS High Performance
Twilight Meet going Sunday at Coquitlam’s Percy Perry Stadium.
CIS Feature Competition – May 30 – 12:25 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (McLeod Athletic Park)
CIS High Performance Twilight Meet – June 1 – 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Percy Perry Stadium)
The CIS Feature Competition will run on Friday afternoon between the morning and
evening sessions on the first day of the 2014 BC High School Track and Field
Championships. The CIS High Performance Twilight Meet will be an independent meet.
The exhibition series will conclude with the Jesse Bent Memorial Cheetah Meet June
7-8 at Percy Perry Stadium. The three-event series will include university athletes
from TWU, Victoria, Alberta and Calgary as well as a number of elite athletes from
various other clubs.
This is the second year in a row the Spartans have hosted an outdoor series for CIS
The series is geared towards providing competitive opportunities for national
development and university calibre athletes looking to achieve standards for Canada
Games and national championships or personal bests.
The TWU contingent competing this weekend will include, amongst others, Calum Innes
(Bearsden, Scotland), who is the two-time defending Canada West gold medalist and
conference record holder in the 60m hurdles, Nathan George (Coquitlam, B.C.), who is
the defending Canada West gold medalist and CIS silver medalist in the 300m, and
James Linde (Coquitlam), who won Canada West silver and CIS bronze in long jump and,
most recently, earned a long jump silver and a 200m bronze at the 2014 NCCAA
Friday’s field will also include Seyi Smith, who competed for Canada in the 4x100m
relay at the 2012 Summer Olympics.