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LAI qualifiers to be held in Mayagüez



Beach volleyball will have its second and final qualifying stop for the Interuniversity Athletic League’s Justas games this weekend at the Shorty Castro seaside park (Parque del Litoral) in Mayagüez.

By The Star Staff


The western coastal city of Mayagüez will be the scene this Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the last Justas qualifiers for the track and field, swimming and beach volleyball events of the Interuniversity Athletic League (LAI by its Spanish initials).


The qualifying events will take place at José Antonio Figueroa Freyre Stadium, the University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez track and Carlos Berrocal Natatorium.


The track and field events will begin on Friday at 10 a.m. with the hammer throw and discus throw. On Saturday, the action begins at 1 p.m. with the 4x100-meter relay and the shot put at 1:30 p.m.


In swimming, the natatorium will open its doors on Saturday at 10 a.m. to receive swimmers who will seek to improve their times for the final.


Beach volleyball will have its second and final qualifying stop at the Shorty Castro seaside park (Parque del Litoral). The 31 female duos will compete on Saturday and the 26 male duos on Sunday. Only the best 24 duos from each division will qualify for the April 18-21 championship.


The LAI, founded in 1929, is made up of 17 institutions of higher education and has an enrollment of around 4,000 student-athletes. For more information, follow the LAI social networks.

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