Track & Field

    Polytan Invite Off to Good Start for IU

    Go Hoosiers! Rex Parker took the win in the men's triple jump.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Rex Parker took the win in the men's triple jump.
    Go Hoosiers!

    April 21, 2012

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    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Hoosiers started off strong in the home opener Polytan Invitational. The Hoosiers posted five event wins, highlighted by Andy Bayer in the 1,500 meters.

    Bayer clocked a time of 3:41.17 to win the 1,500. His time ranks fifth in Division I this season and is tops in the Big Ten. He was followed in by Danny Stockberger in third place with a time of 3:46.14.

    Monique Riddick and Kyla Buckley went 1-2 in the hammer throw. Riddick had a winning throw of 53.99m (177-1) and Buckley launched an 18-foot PR of 53.44m (175-4). Buckley's throw is the seventh-best in IU history.

    Derek Drouin won the men's high jump with a clearance of 2.16m (7-1), and Travis Jauregui was second at 2.04m (6-8.25).

    Ryan Hindes ran 52.78 to win the men's 400m hurdles, and Rex Parker took the men's triple jump with a hop, skip and jump of 14.97m (49-1.5).

    The Polytan Invitational comes to a close on Sunday. For complete coverage of all things IU track and field, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.

     

     


       

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