Meyo Invite Day One - Stephen Takes Second in the 300m Dash, Leads Hoosiers
Feb. 9, 2008
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The Hoosiers competed in day one of the Mayo Invite in South Bend on Friday evening. The event took place in the Loftus Center on Notre Dame's campus.
The Indiana men's team found success on day one of the event. The team recorded seven career bests and recorded two top five finishes.
Junior Martin Stephen's career best in the 500m dash was good enough for a second place finish. Stephen narrowly beat Dan Harmsen of Michigan across the line for a difference in time of less than a hundredth of a second. Following Stephen in with another career mark was sophomore Milos Mikic, who finished in 1:05.60.
Senior Paul Fearnow threw a career best in the weight throw en route to a fifth place finish. His heave of 18.67 was an improvement of four centimeters on his previous career mark. Fearnow finished just ten centimeters short of the fourth place heave.
Junior Jordan Kyle posted a career best in the 5,000m on his way to sixth place finish. His time of 14:23.21 was a 6.45 second improvement on the mark he recorded at the Gladstein Invitational on Jan. 26, 2007.
In the 300m dash, three Hoosiers recorded career bests. Junior John Gunnell finished ninth with his career best time of 34.77 seconds. He was followed in by sophomore Daniel Palmer (35.48) and Keith Heerdegen (36.43).
The Hoosiers will continue action in the Meyo Invite on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. ET.
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