Men's Track

    IU Travels to Purdue (1-23-03)

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    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. --- The Indiana men's and women's track and field teams hit the road for their second meet of the season on Saturday, Jan. 25, when they battle intra-state rival Purdue and Big Ten foe Ohio State in West Lafayette. The meet is set for a 9: 30 a.m. start at Lambert Fieldhouse. (See meet schedule at the bottom of the page)

    In The Polls
    The Hoosier women's team is ranked No. 9 in Trackwire's in this week's Trackwire 25 Power Rankings. The IU men's team has moved up two spots to No. 14 this week. The Purdue men's team is ranked one spot in front of the Hoosiers at No. 13.
    Once again, Indiana is only Big Ten School with both its men's and women's squad in the top 25.

    Men's Trackwire 25 Power Rankings -- Jan. 20
    1. LSU
    2. Arkansas
    3. South Carolina
    4. Tennessee
    5. Stanford
    7. TCU
    8. Alabama
    Mississippi State
    10. Florida
    11. Texas
    12. Wisconsin
    13. Purdue
    14. Indiana
    15. Auburn
    Texas A&M
    22.. Baylor
    25 North Carolina
    Wichita State

    Last Time Out
    In the season opener at Michigan, the men's team captured a win over Michigan, Kent State and Michigan State. The Hoosiers totaled 172 points to beat the host Wolverines by 15 points.
    On the women's side, Indiana finished second to UM. Indiana scored 151.50 points to top Kent State (116) and Michigan State (82.5).

    Doubling Up
    Senior Rachelle Boone and sophomore Aarik Wilson were both double winners last Saturday at Michigan. Boone took top honors in the 60m (7.46) and the 200m (24.31). Wilson finished first in both the long jump (7.45m./24-05.50) and the triple jump. In the triple, his jump of 52-03.25 exceeded the NCAA Provisional mark (51-02.25).

    Provisional Starts
    In her very first outing of the season, senior Danielle Carruthers ran an 8.33 in the 60m hurdles to take the win at the Michigan Quad. Her time met the NCAA Provisional mark. Last season, Carruthers' best outing in the 60h was a time of 7.92 at the USTCA Challenge on Feb. 8, 2002.
    Aarik Wilson also turned in a provisional performance in the triple jump with a mark of 15.93m (52-03.25). Wilson's indoor personal-best in the event of 26.23m (53-3) came at last season's NCAA Championships where he finished fourth.

    Next Up
    Both teams compete at Illinois next Saturday, Feb. 1, in a meet against the Ilini and a pair of teams from the Big 12 Conference, Baylor and Missouri.

    Purdue Meet Schedule of Events
    Field Events
    9:30 a.m. Men's Weigth Throw (Women to follow)
    10 a.m. Women's Pole Vault (Men to follow)
    Women's Long Jump (Men to follow)
    Women's High Jump (Men to follow)
    11:3 0 a.m. Men's Shot Put (Women to follow)
    12:30 p.m. Women's Triple Jump (Men to follow)

    Running Events
    11:30 a.m. Women's 60 meter Dash (Prelims)
    11:35 a.m. Men's 60 meter Dash (Prelims)

    11:45 a.m. Women's 60 meter Hurdles (Prelims)
    11:55 a.m. Men's 60 meter Hurdles (Prelims)

    12:05 p.m. Women's Mile Run
    12:15 p.m. Men's Mile Run

    12:25 p.m. Women's 400 meter Dash
    12:35 p.m. Men's 400 meter Dash

    12:45 p.m. Women's 600 meter Dash
    12:55 p.m. Men's 600 meter Dash

    1:05 p.m. Women's 60 meter Dash (finals)
    1:10 p.m. Men's 60 meter Dash (finals)

    1:15 p.m. Women's 60 meter Hurdles (finals)
    1:20 p.m. Men's 60 meter Hurdles (finals)

    1:25 p.m. 800 meter run
    1:35 p.m. 800 meter run

    1:45 p.m. Women's 200 meter Dash
    1:55 p.m. Men's 200 meter Dash

    2:05 p.m. Women's 3000 meter Run
    2:20 p.m. Men's 3000 meter Run

    2:35 p.m. Women's 4x400 Relay
    2:40 p.m. Men's 4x400 Relay



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