It's NCAA Relays Weekend, But No One Is Racing Each Other

It's NCAA Relays Weekend, But No One Is Racing Each Other

The top 4x100 and 4x400 programs around the country won't be racing each other due to multiple relay meets.

Apr 24, 2018 by Gordon Mack
It's NCAA Relays Weekend, But No One Is Racing Each Other

This upcoming weekend is typically reserved for relay invitationals and carnivals. The best collegiate relay squads from around the country compete against each other and give fans a glimpse of what's to come at the NCAA outdoor championships.

However, with the introduction of new meets to the NCAA calendar, most of the top teams won't be racing each other this year. 

Check out the list below of the current top eight relay teams and where those schools will be competing this weekend.

Not one race will feature a top-four matchup.

1USC3:00.77(i)Shinnick, Benjamin, Morgan Jr, NormanUSC vs. UCLA
2Florida3:01.00Fasasi, Holloway, Sawyers, VedelNational Relay Championships
3Texas A&M3:01.39(i)Izu, Grant, Dixon, KerleyLSU Invitational
4Texas Tech3:02.82Oduduru, Jones, Hooper, CrispCorky/Crofoot Shootout
5Baylor3:03.63Baldridge, Fields III, Dickson, LondonNational Relay Championships
6Houston3:04.18(i)Lattin, Hall, Burke, MontgomeryPenn Relays
7Iowa3:04.38Hofacker, Woodard, Frye, HarrisDrake Relays
8Arkansas3:04.53(i)Schwartz, Igbokwe, Stephen, MowattNational Relay Championships
1Kentucky3:26.92Ross, Camacho-Quinn, McLaughlin, ClarkeNational Relay Championships
2USC3:27.56(i)Constantine, Cockrell, Hill, EllisUSC vs. UCLA
3Purdue3:28.52Abbott, Thomas, Black, MitchellDrake Relays
4LSU3:30.34Misher, Humphrey, Payne, HallLSU Invitational
5Oregon3:30.62(i)DesRosiers, Waller, Anderson, DunmoreDesert Heat Classic
6Florida3:31.17(i)Sharpe, Manson, Ghee, BarnettNational Relay Championships
7Tennessee3:31.48(i)Broadwater, Collins, Dyer, MajorsNational Relay Championships
8Ohio State3:31.52(i)Hannan, Richardson, Wilson, BarrieDrake Relays
1LSU38.84Vincent, Howell, Mosby, FlournoyLSU Invitational
2USC38.88Barnum, Morgan Jr, Shinnick, NormanUSC vs. UCLA
3Houston38.92Lewis III, Hall, Alexander, BurrellPenn Relays
4Florida38.96Timpson, Jr, Sawyers, Holloway, ClarkNational Relay Championships
5Texas Tech39.01Tennon, Oduduru, Hudson, BrownCorky/Crofoot Shootout
6Arkansas39.07Harris, Mowatt, Ejiakuekwu, CottonNational Relay Championships
7N.C. A&T39.15Mitchell, Thomas, Dickson, RoweLSU Invitational
8Ohio State39.26Harrison, Gray, Bramwell, BazileDrake Relays
1LSU42.50Brisco, Johnson, Misher, HobbsLSU Invitational
2USC42.57Hill, Annelus, Ellis, TerryUSC vs. UCLA
3Oregon42.93Anderson, Williams, Waller, D'ArpinoDesert Heat Classic
4Kentucky43.13Barnes, Camacho-Quinn, Clarke, GrayNational Relay Championships
5Texas A&M43.26Ivy, Madubuike, Spaulding, ThompsonLSU Invitational
5Alabama43.26Lampkin, Clark, Darius, RobersonLSU Invitational
7Arkansas43.40Brown, Parker, Baylark, Burks MageeNational Relay Championships
8Miami43.54Knott, Steele, Mason, McMinnNational Relay Championships