Women place second; men third
Freshman has posted second-best high jump in the A-10 this season.
Tannock Blair (1,500 meters) and Jaryn Blackshear-Bryant (long jump) set school records this weekend.
Harlos is the A-10 leader in the 400-meter hurdles; Reader is tied for the A-10 lead in the high jump.
The Billikens turned in first-place finishes in 11 events.
Action begins Friday with field events at 3 p.m. Friday's running events start at 5:30 p.m. On Saturday, field events begin at 10 a.m., with running events getting under way at noon.
Saint Louis track and field competed in a pair of meets this weekend – the WashU Invite in St. Louis and the Eastern Illinois Big Blue Classic in Charleston, Illinois.
De Backer broke his own school record in the 10,000-meter run over the weekend at the Raleigh Relays in North Carolina, turning in a time of 29:29:17
Sophomore finishes the 10,000-meter run in 29:29.17, eclipsing his own school record of 30:01.31 set last year
SLU will host the Billiken Invitational at SLU Medical Center Stadium April 6-7.
Hiob Gebisso and Katherine Kelly of the Billikens' indoor track and field squads were named to the Atlantic 10 Conference's All-Academic team, the league announced.
The men's team placed fourth, a program-best finish. The women were 12th.