HOOSIERS FINISH CLOSE SECOND IN FIRST HOME MEET
January 23, 1999 HOOSIERS FINISH CLOSE SECOND IN FIRST HOME MEET
The Indiana Men's Track and Field team finished a close second to Tennessee while defeatin Ohio State Saturday at the Harry Gladstein Fieldhouse.
The men's team battled with Tennessee down to the wire as Ohio State fell behind. The Hoosiers tied the Volunteers (92-92) after the 11th event of the day and trailed Tennessee by two points (119-117) with only the 4x400m relay remaining.
The relay teams from Ohio State and Tennessee outraced the Hoosiers, who scored third and finished second in the team scoring.
Three Hoosiers won on the men's side: senior Tom Chorny won the mile (4:09.02), junior Russell Brooks won the 200m (21.60), and freshman Greg Yeldell won the triple jump (14.96m; 49-1).
Brooks and freshman Raheem Ellis both reached the NCAA provisional mark in the 60m dash. Brooks finished second (6.72) and Ellis third (6.74) in the event.
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