Young Vikes group head to Alberta for Golden Bear Open

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By Ali Lee, Vikes Communications

VICTORIA – The University of Victoria Vikes men’s and women’s track team head to Edmonton, Alta. this weekend, Jan. 22-24, for the Annual Golden Bear Open. Seven Vikes men and two women will compete across a variety of events, while the most senior of the group are fourth-year transfer Shoayb Bascal and third year Andrea Robinson. The event is being hosted at the University of Alberta Pavilion.

 

Bascal, a member of the 2015 CIS cross-country championship-winning team, turns indoor to try his talents on the track racing the 3-km and 1500-m events. First-year Vike Derrick Evans will compete in the same events as Bascal, while second-year Vike Isaac Penner will race the 1500-m. Rookies Tim Longley and Thomas Oxland will race the 100-m event, while fellow first years Ryan Korol and Max Serviss will compete in the 600-m event.

Longley, Oxland, Penner and Serviss will race the only relay event for the Vikes in the 4×800-m.

On the women’s side just two women will be competing. Robinson will race the senior 600-m and 1000-m events, while first year Andie Wood will take on the longer distances in the 3-km and 1500-m.

Races begin Jan. 22 at 6:00 p.m. pacific time and start at 12:00 p.m. on Jan. 23. For more full results visit trackie.ca.

3000-m
Shoayb Bascal
Derrick Evans

1500-m
Shoayb Bascal
Derrick Evans
Isaac Penner

1000-m
Tim Longley
Thomas Oxland

600-m
Ryan Korol
Max Serviss

4×800-m relay
Tim Longley, Thomas Oxland, Isaac Penner, Max Serviss

3000-m (women)
Andie Wood

1500-m (women)
Andie Wood

1000-m (women)
Andrea Robinson

600-m (women)
Andrea Robinson

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