Track & Field

    Men's DMR Takes Florida Relays Title

    Go Hoosiers! Robbie Nierman led off the winning DMR for the Hoosiers.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Robbie Nierman led off the winning DMR for the Hoosiers.
    Go Hoosiers!

    April 7, 2012

    Complete Results

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Florida Relays finished up on Saturday, and the Hoosiers took the men's distance medley relay title and took runner-up finishes in three events, along with a third-place finish.

    The men's DMR of Robbie Nierman, Ryan Hindes, Danny Stockberger and Andy Weatherford took the Florida Relays title with a winning time of 9:51.02, beating McNeese State to the line by more than half a second.

    Derek Drouin took second in the men's high jump, clearing a season best 2.20m (7-2.5). The clearance ties him for the best mark in the Big Ten this season.

    IU's women's DMR took second in 11:24.09. Arianne Raby, Antonia Franklin, Ruth Christopher and Breanne Ehrman were more than 20 seconds better than the third-place team.

    The Hoosier women were also second in the 4x800m relay. Samantha Gwin, Christopher, Ashley Seymour and Jordan Gray clocked a time of 8:50.12, which was nine seconds better than third place.

    The men's 4x800m relay saw IU take third in a time of 7:31.47. Nolan Fife, Hindes, Joe Holahan and Stockberger carried the baton for the Hoosiers.

    In the women's shot put invitational section, Monique Riddick took sixth with a heave of 15.41m (50-6.75).

     

     

    Next weekend the Hoosiers compete at the Border Battle in Louisville. The meet will pit Indiana and Notre Dame against Kentucky and Louisville in a battle for state bragging rights. For complete coverage of all things IU track and field, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.

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