IU Has Record-Setting Day at ISU
April 17, 2010
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Molly Beckwith, Caitlin Engel, Ashley Rhoades and De'Sean Turner broke track records to lead the Hoosiers on day two at the ISU Quadrangular. The men took second with 185 points and the women took fourth with 153.
Turner clocked a time of 8:48.28 for the win in the 3,000m steeplechase. The time is .02 seconds better than the 30-year-old track record and moves him into second in the national list. Turner moves to fifth all-time in the Indiana record books with a seven second improvement on his career mark.
Beckwith clocked a time of 2:06.85 to win the 800m. Her time broke the nine-year-old Marks Field facility record by more than 3.5 seconds and puts her at number 14 on the national list.
Rhoades won the high jump, clearing 1.81m (5-11.25). Rhoades bettered the facility record by a centimeter and was 4.25 inches better than the rest of the field. The clearance ties her career best outdoors and puts her among the nation's top ten this season.
Engel smashed the facility record in the steeplechase. Her time of 10:41.10 is more than nine seconds better than the previous track best. Engel moved herself into fourth in the IU record books.
Rex Parker won the long jump with a leap of 7.02m (23-0.5). The jump is his second of over 23 feet this season. He jumped 7.01m (23) at the Border Battle last weekend.
The Hoosiers went 1, 2, 3 in the men's 1,500m all finishing within 0.51 seconds of each other. Danny Stockberger won with a time of 3:48.54. He was followed in by Joe Holahan (3:48.69) and Ben Hubers (3:49.05).
Derek Drouin won the high jump with a clearance of 2.21m (7-3). He also took second in the 110m Hurdles with a time of 14.24 seconds. The time is a .20 second improvement on his career mark.
Olu Olamigoke took the title in the triple jump with a leap of 15.44m (50-8). The jump is among the top 25 this season in Division I. Olamigoke was nearly three feet better than the rest of the field.
Kind Butler won the 100m with a time of 10.66 seconds, which is just .08 seconds off his career best.
Faith Sherrill took second in the shot put with a heave of 15.53m (50-11.5).
Derek Messmer was third in the pole vault with a jump of 5.03m (16-6). The clearance is a 23 centimeter improvement on his career mark. In the women's pole vault, Kelsie Ahbe took second and Laura Williams third, as both cleared 3.58m (11-9).
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