Men's Track

    Texas Relays Day Three (04-02-04)

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    AUSTIN, Tx.-- n a full day of events at the 2004 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, the Indiana track and field team received top performances from the field event participants. Ryan Ketchum finished second in section B of the shot put with a throw of 17.72 (58-01.75), Jennifer Cobbina turned in a third-place performance in section B of the long jump with a mark of 6.00m (19-08.25) and Aarik Wilson took home fourth-place honors in section A of the long jump with a season-best leap of 7.67m (25-02.00).

    Cobbina also became the 14th Hoosier this season to earn a regional qualifying mark.

    The sprint competitions were first on Friday's agenda and a handful of Hoosiers set foot on the track to compete in their respective events. In the women's 100-meter dash, Ara Towns finished second in her heat with a time of 11.69, but just missed making the cut for the finals as she took a tenth-place finish. Another solid effort came from Courtney Johnson who finished 15th in the 100-meter hurdles with a personal best time of 13.97, just two tenths of a second off the regional qualifying time. The women's 4x400-meter relay team consisting of Michele Huber, LaDonna Ray, Charlene Maddox and Stacey Clausing finished third in their heat, 22nd overall, with a time of 3:45.58.

    The men's 4x400 team of David Neville, Andre Grimes, Kevin Kempf and Ryan Sarbinoff, also just missed advancing to the finals after they took a 10th-place finish with a time of 3:11.11.

    In the field events, Andrea Dalla Rosa picked up eighth-place in the shot put with a throw

    of 14.05m (46-01.25). Ketchum and Mike Minton both took part in section B of the discus throw with

    Former IU Hoosier standout, now graduate assistant coach, Rose Richmond, competed in the long jump unattached. Richmond placed third in Section A with a jump of 6.18m (20-03.50).

    The 3000-meter men's steeplechase is the final running event on Friday for the Hoosiers and is set for 9:30 p.m. (CST) Matt Sweetman, Marcus Aguliar and Charlie Koeppen will compete in this event. Results will be available tomorrow on

    Indiana Finishers at Texas Relays (DAY THREE)


    4x100 Meter Relay (Prelims)

    (Grimes, Ioannou, Lawson, Shives)

    25th 42.27

    110 Meter Hurdles (Prelims)

    27. Stephanos Ioannou 14.74

    100 Meter (Prelims)

    37. Andre Grimes 10.85

    4x400 Meter Relay (Prelims)

    (Grimes, Neville, Kempf, Sarbinoff)

    10th. 3:11.11

    Long Jump Section A Finals

    4. Aarik Wilson 7.67m (25-02.00)

    Shot Put Finals

    2. Ryan Ketchum 17.72m (58-01.75)

    20. Mike Minton 15.06m (49-05.00)

    Discus Finals (Section B)
    4. Ryan Ketchum 49.52m (161-11.00)
    Mike Minton FOUL


    4x100 Meter Relay (Prelims)

    (Cobbina, Price, Johnson, Marshall)


    100 Meter Hurdles (Prelims)

    15. Courtney Johnson 13.97 *Personal Best

    43. Lorian Price 15.02* Personal Best

    100 Meter (Prelims)

    10. Ara Towns 11.69

    26. Karla Marshall 12.05

    4x400 Meter Relay (Prelims)

    (Huber, Ray, Maddox, Clausing)

    22nd 3:45.58

    High Jump (Finals)

    NH-Christina Archibald

    NH- Jean Schaffer

    Long Jump Section B Finals

    3. Jennifer Cobbina 6.00m (19-08.25) *Regional Qualifying Jump

    Shot Put (Finals)

    8. Andrea Dalla Rosa 14.05m (46-01.25)

    Discus (Finals)

    Andrea Dalla Rosa FOUL



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