Johnny Loaring Classic logo of hurdlerThe University of Windsor will host an Olympic qualifier track and field meet Saturday, June 12.

Alumni field to host Olympic qualifier meet Saturday

Lancer alumnae Melissa Bishop-Nriagu (BHK 2010, B.Ed 2011), Noelle Montcalm (BScN 2012), Emily Omahen (BSc 2016, MA 2018), and Sarah Mitton (BSc 2018) are among the competitors who will take to the south campus stadium Saturday, June 12, for the Johnny Loaring Classic track and field meet.

The competition is one of nine in a cross-Canada series of Olympic qualifiers; participation is by invitation only.

Events run from noon to 9:30 p.m. and are closed to live spectators. A live stream is available through a pay-per-view service: Athletics Canada TV.

Meet director Brett Lumley expressed gratitude to supporters, including presenting sponsor the University of Windsor Alumni Association, and health and safety offices that co-ordinated COVID precautions.