Houston Highlights Day 2 at Meyo For Hoosiers
Feb. 2, 2013
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Indiana track and field closed competition at the Meyo Invitational on Saturday. Scott Houston led the way for the Hoosiers, winning the pole vault with a Big Ten best clearance. The Hoosiers also got a win in the high jump from Darius King.
Houston cleared 5.40m (17-8.5) for the win in the invitational pole vault. His clearance is tied for eighth in Division I this season and the lead in the Big Ten. The fifth-year senior transfer moved to fifth all-time in the IU records.
King won the high jump in his season debut, clearing 2.12m (6-11.5), winning by two inches. The junior ranks eighth in the Big Ten after his first competition of the season.
Nick Stoner ran a time of 6.82 seconds in the finals of the 60m dash, to take fourth place. His time of 6.80 in the semifinals on Friday ranks fourth in the Big Ten this season.
Andy Bayer took third in the Meyo Invitational Mile, clocking a time of 4:00.20, which was just .03 out of second place. Nolan Fife was eighth in 4:03.99. Fife's time is a three-second improvement on his lifetime best. Erica Ridderman clocked a time of 9:54.42 for second in the open women's 3,000m.
Sydney Clute took fifth in the women's invitational pole vault, clearing 3.90m (12-9.5), matching her season and career best mark.
Adam Behnke took sixth in the invitational 3,000 meters, clocking a time of 8:12.60, putting himself within a second of the top-eight spots in the Big Ten this season.
The Hoosiers continue action at the Meyo Invitational at Notre Dame on Saturday. For complete coverage of all things IU track and field, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.
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