Track & Field

    Hoosiers Finish Up in Texas, at Purdue

    Go Hoosiers! Darius King moved to the top of the Big Ten in the high jump.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Darius King moved to the top of the Big Ten in the high jump.
    Go Hoosiers!

    March 31, 2012

    AUSTIN, Texas & WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Indiana track and field posted big marks at both the Texas Relays and the Mike Poehlein Invitational on Saturday.

    Darius King took second in the men's high jump, clearing 2.18m (7-1.75) and Derek Drouin was third with a clearance of 2.15m (7-0.5). King's clearance moves him into fourth on IU's all-time list, and both Hoosiers rank amongst the top 10 this season in Division I.

    Kelsie Ahbe cleared a season best 4.25m (13-11.25) in the women's pole vault for eighth place. The junior leads the Big Ten this season.

    At Purdue, Dan Galos followed a Big PR in the hammer throw on Friday with a win in the discus on Saturday. The senior won by nearly three feet with a heave of 49.86m (163-7).

    The women's discus saw Taja Moore take second at 45.78m (150-2). Monique Riddick was third in the women's shot put (14.85m (48-8.75)) and M.J. Doan was fifth (14.17m (46-6)).

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