Track & Field

    Big Meets On Tap at Texas & Stanford

    Go Hoosiers! Freshmen Sydney Clute is entered in the women's pole vault at the Texas Relays.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Freshmen Sydney Clute is entered in the women's pole vault at the Texas Relays.
    Go Hoosiers!

    March 27, 2013

    Texas Relays - March 27-30 & Stanford Invitational - March 29
    Meet Info Texas Relays Meet Information | Texas Relays Meet Schedule
    Stanford Invite Meet Information | Stanford Invite Meet Schedule
    Coverage Texas Relays Live Results | Texas Relays Flotrack Coverage
    Stanford Invite Live Results | Stanford Invite Flotrack Coverage
    Notes Meet Notes Get Acrobat Reader
    Additional Info IU History Book | USTFCCCA InfoZone Meet History - Texas
    USTFCCCA InfoZone Meet History - Stanford

    Two big meets are on the schedule for Indiana track and field this week, in the Texas Relays and the Stanford Invitational. IU is sending eight field athletes to Austin and 11 distance runners to Palo Alto this weekend. The Texas Relays get underway on Wednesday with decathlon and heptathlon action and continues throughout the weekend with outstanding field event competition, while the Stanford Invitational will feature many of the nation's best in distance races on Friday night. will provide live video from Stanford, and the Longhorn Network will have coverage throughout the Texas Relays.

    Saturday's men's high jump competition in Texas will feature most of the prominent jumpers from the recent NCAA Indoor Championships, and should be the premier event of the meet. All 11 Hoosiers in California will run 5,000m races, including Andy Bayer and Zach Mayhew, who will be in the fastest men's section, looking to join Bob Kennedy as the only Hoosiers to break 13:30 in the event as a collegiate.

    Indiana track and field saw the Alabama Relays come to an abrupt end on Saturday, as severe weather moved into the area and did not let up. The Hoosiers got a win and 13 top-four finishes before the meet was called.

    Caitlin Engel won the women's 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:31.86, and Brianna Johnson took second in 10:55.02 in her steeplechase debut.

    Samantha Ginther took second in the women's 1,500m with a time of 4:31.98, and Owen Skeete was second in the men's 1,500m in 3:52.52, while Jordan Gornall was third in 3:52.57.

    Molly Winters ran 17:02.42 for second overall and first among collegiate competitors in the 5,000 meters. In the men's race, Kyle Overway took third in 14:42.65.

    Indiana's men's sprint medley relay took second place, as Cornelius Strickland, Cortland Etgen, Chris Vaughn and Adam Behnke ran 3:23.47. The IU women were third in the sprint medley, getting a time of 4:04.08 out of Shawntanay Johnson, La Toya Williams, Elise Hunter and Erica Ridderman.

    Indiana's men took second in the distance medley relay, as Jordan Gornall, Nathan Pierre Louis, Rorey Hunter and Evan Esselink combined for a time of 9:53.36.

    Taja Moore took third in the discus, launching a best throw of 48.10m (157-10).

    The IU men took fourth in the 4x200m relay, as Nathan Pierre Louis, Cory Pierce, Nick Turner and Nick Stoner finished in 1:26.39.

    Richard Rouse was fourth in the men's triple jump, recording a best of 14.96m (49-1).




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