Hoosiers Strong at Gladstein Invitational
Jan. 26, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, Ind.- Several Hoosiers had strong performances during day one of the Gladstein Invitational on Friday, Jan. 26, hosted by Indiana University.
Junior Kyle Jenkins recorded his third provisional qualifying mark of the season in the triple jump. He won the event with a jump of 15.74 meters.
Freshman Jordan Kyle, who earned All-America honors in cross country during the fall, finished second in the 5,000 meter invitational. He clocked in at 14:29.66.
"We had several guys who performed well today against quality competition," interim head men's track and field coach Wayne Pate said. "Every week we are moving closer to our individual and team goals, and reaching our peak performance at the end of the season."
The Invitational includes athletes from Michigan, Ohio State, Iowa, Mississippi, Cincinnati, Louisville, Tennessee and Memphis.
Action continues on Saturday, Jan. 26, with day two of the Galdstein Invitational. The heptathlon events begin at 9:30 a.m., while the field and running events start at noon.
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