Men's Track

    Hoosiers Lead After First Day Indiana Invite

    Go Hoosiers! Danny Stockberger completed the 1-2-3 sweep of the men's 1,500m run.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Danny Stockberger completed the 1-2-3 sweep of the men's 1,500m run.
    Go Hoosiers!

    April 16, 2011

    Results

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Hoosiers finished day one of the Indiana Invitational on top. Indiana got big points in the men's and women's 1,500 meter races and the women's pole vault, taking the top two spots in each. Indiana finished the day with 67 points from the men and the women with 71, both totals tops in the four-team field.

    In the men's 1,500, Ben Hubers took the win in 3:52.73. Teammates Andy Weatherford and Danny Stockberger finished second and third in 3:53.42 and 3:53.97. The Hoosiers scored 16 points in the event.

    The women's 1,500 saw Chelsea Blanchard win in 4:28.84, with Breanne Ehrman right on her tail for second in 4:29.07. The duo scored 16 points for IU.

    The pole vault saw Vera Neuenswander post a meet record of 4.20m (13-9.5). Kelsie Ahbe took second, clearing 4.10m (13-5.25). The two Hoosiers scored 16 points, bettering the field by nearly a foot.

    The Hoosiers also got a win in the men's 4x100m relay. The quartet of Tyler Sult, Kind Butler, Chris Vaughn and Devin Pipkin won by a full second, clocking a meet record of 40.76 in retched conditions.

    Kristen Crawford posted a big personal best in the hammer throw for third. She launched a bomb of 54.00m (177-2) which ranks third all-time at Indiana. She improved her career mark by more than five feet.

    Indiana continues action at the Indiana Invitational on Saturday. For complete coverage of all things IU track and field, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.

     

     

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