HPU Track and Field: VertKlasse Meeting Schedule Changed to One Day on Friday

Posted by Press Release on April 3, 2018 at 2:57 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Due to inclement weather in the forecast for Saturday, the High Point University track and field team’s 10th annual VertKlasse Meeting schedule has been adjusted to a single-day meet on Friday (April 6).

Action at Vert Stadium will begin at 9:30 a.m. with field events, while track events are scheduled for an 11 a.m. start.

About the VertKlasse Meeting
This is the 10th annual High Point University VertKlasse Meeting. The VertKlasse Meeting is a European-style meet that features a small amount of high-level competitors, creating a fast-moving, exciting competition.

The name “VertKlasse” is based on the Weltklasse Zürich meet (pronounced VELT-class ZUR-ick, German for World Class Zurich), a famed international meet held annually in Switzerland. The name “Vert” was added in honor of two of HPU’s greatest benefactors and alumni, Dick and Peg Vert, for whom Vert Stadium is named. Dick Vert was a member of the HPU cross country and track teams in the late 1950s.


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