Friday, Feb 27, 2015
SIU Dedicates Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex
CARBONDALE -- SIU's new track and field facility was dedicated to former Saluki coach Lew Hartzog and current coach Connie Price-Smith at a ceremony Friday afternoon.
The $3.96 million project features a synthetic track and infield surface as well as a locker room.
Hartzog coached the Salukis for more than two decades, helping 90 athletes become All-Americans. He coached 14 Olympians in his time.
The new throws area was dedicated to current coach Connie Price-Smith.
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