Track & Field

    Buckley, Maxson Take Titles in Texas

    Go Hoosiers! Kyla Buckley took the Texas Relays title in the shot put with the Big Ten's best throw this season.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Kyla Buckley took the Texas Relays title in the shot put with the Big Ten's best throw this season.
    Go Hoosiers!

    March 29, 2013

    Results

    AUSTIN, Texas - Indiana track and field won a pair of titles on Friday at the Texas Relays. Kyla Buckley won the women's shot put title with the second-best mark in Division I this season, and Sarah Maxson won her flight of the women's high jump.

    Buckley launched a bomb that traveled 17.28m (56-8.5) for the win in the women's shot put. Buckley wins a Texas Relays watch, and her throw moves her to 11th on the world outdoor list, second on the division I list and first in the Big Ten. Her throw ranks third in IU history. Buckley finished two feet and 7.5 inches better than the second-place thrower.

    Maxson jumped 1.75m (5-8.75) for the win in the B section of the women's high jump, taking a watch of her own. The clearance is her first outdoors as a collegiate and is a 1.5 inch improvement on her lifetime best. She now ranks sixth all-time in the IU outdoor record books.

    Sydney Clute was sixth in the B section of the women's pole vault, clearing 3.86m (12-8) to tie for fourth and taking sixth based on misses. Clute moves into fifth all-time in the IU record books in her first outdoor meet as a collegiate.

    On Saturday, the Hoosiers conclude action in Texas. For complete coverage of all things IU track and field, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.

     

     


       

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