BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -
Indiana track and field got big performances on Saturday to close out action at the Gladstein Invitational. Dylan Anderson led the way, taking second in the heptathlon, and IU got good performances from its half-milers on the men's and women's teams.
Anderson scored 5,172 points for second in the heptathlon, becoming Indiana's fourth 5,000-point scorer all-time in the first heptathlon of his career. The redshirt freshman was joined by two teammates as first timers in the event. Redshirt sophomore Matt Gerbick took third with 4,975 points and freshman Stephen Keller scored 4,824 for fourth. The three Hoosiers posted the fourth, fifth and sixth best heptathlon scores, respectively, in school history. Only Ohio State's Cory Kunze scored more points, taking first with 5,235.
Arianne Raby was the top collegiate in the 800 meter Invitational, clocking a time of 2:11.02 for second place, and teammate Samantha Gwin was third in 2:11.74. Raby ranks third in the Big Ten this season, and Gwin sits sixth on the conference list. In the open 800, Ashley Seymour took the win in 2:15.49.