Track & Field

    Hoosiers Set Top Times at Stanford Invitational

    Go Hoosiers! Evan Esselink ran the sixth fastest 10K in school history.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Evan Esselink ran the sixth fastest 10K in school history.
    Go Hoosiers!

    April 5, 2014

    Results 

    STANFORD, Calif. – The Stanford Invitational has historically been a place where Indiana track & field student-athletes have set top times in the record books and Friday night was no different as freshman Amanda Behnke set the 10th best time in program history in the 5,000-meter run and junior Evan Esselink set the sixth fastest time in the 10,000-meter run.

     

    Behnke, finished sixth in her heat in a time of 16:28.83, the 10th fastest time in school history in the women’s 5K. Esselink, running his fist race of the outdoor season, crossed the finish line in 29:28.39, the sixth fastest time in school history for the men’s 10K.

     

    Junior Rorey Hunter won his section of the men’s 5K in 13:55.20. His time was five seconds off the top-10 in program history.

     

    Redshirt junior Samantha Ginther (16:40.97) and redshirt sophomore Brianna Johnson (17:27.75) also competed in the women’s 5K.

     

    Also in the men’s 5K redshirt freshman Matt Schwartzer ran 14:06.66, redshirt freshman Jason Crist (14:18.86), redshirt sophomore Owen Skeete (14:27.09), redshirt junior Nolan Fife (14:27.72), senior Robby Nierman (14:28.02) and redshirt sophomore Joshua Roche (14:30.35) competed in the race.

     

    Redshirt sophomore Kyle Overway competed in the men’s 10K and finished in 29:54.14 in the race.


     

     

     

    The IU track and field team will be in action on Saturday at the Crimson Tide Invitational in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


       

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