Men's Track

    HOOSIERS HOST BILLY HAYES INVITATIONAL

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    May 13, 1999

    HOOSIERS HOST BILLY HAYES INVITATIONAL

    UPCOMING MEET INFORMATION: The Hoosiers host the Billy Hayes Invitational at the Robert C. Haugh Track Complex at Billy Hayes Track Saturday May 15 at 11:45 a.m.

    HEAD COACH MARSHALL GOSS...is in his first year as the Indiana head coach and 16th year with the program.

    LAST MEET: West Lafayette, Ind. -- The Indiana men's track and field team continued it's stellar outdoor season by defeating Purdue 107-95. The men's team is now 7-1 on the season. There were several outstanding performances turned in by the Hoosiers. On the men's side, freshman Greg Yeldell won the long jump (22-5.75) and the triple jump with an outdoor best and NCAA provisional qualifying mark of 51-11.75. Also winning for the Hoosiers were Russell Brooks in the 100m (10.84), Russell Collins in the 200m (22.11), Mikko Simos in the 800m (1:50.02-season-best time), Aaron Gillen in the 1500m (3:52.40), Kenny Beatty in the 110m hurdles (14.79),Bryan Holcomb in the steeplechase (9:27.53), Jeremy Rochford in the high jump (6-10.75-season-best mark), Krick in the discus (164-5), and Brian Bowman threw a season-best mark in the javelin at 179-5. Krick also placed second in the shot put (55-11.25) and Beatty was second in the 400m hurdles (55.61). Chris Ekman placed second in the 800m with a season-best time of 1:51.64. Nick Sears placed second behind Beatty in the 110m hurdles (14.83), and Brian Garriotte was second in the pole vault (16-4.75).

    LOOKING TO QUALIFY: Three Hoosiers have reached their events NCAA provisional qualifying mark and are looking to solidify a position at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Tom Chorny has the third best time in the 3,000m steeplechase (8:37.18) and the 24th best time in the 5,000m (13:55.98), Greg Yeldell is 16th in the triple jump with his mark of 15.84m (51-11 3/4), and Kurt Krick is 24th in the shot put at 18.07m (59-3 1/2).

    ERIC ANDERSON: 110m hurdles - ran a 15.28 to place fifth at Purdue...seventh in 15.9 at the Indiana Big Four.

    400m hurdles - fifth at Purdue with a 56.90.

    KENNY BEATTY: 110m hurdles - raced to victory in 14.79 at Purdue...finished in 14.74 to place sixth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...second in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet (15.13)...ran a 15.6 to take sixth at the Indiana Big Four.

    400m hurdles - 55.61 was second at Purdue...fourth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State with a time of 55.55...ran a 55.22 to finish fifth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet.

    DAN BILLISH: 800m - crossed in 2:02.72 to finish seventh at Purdue...finished in 1:57.59 to take fifth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...sixth at the Indiana Big Four (1:54.5)...ran a 1:58.73 at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    BRIAN BOWMAN: High jump - jumped over 1.98m (6-6) to finish fourth at Purdue...cleared 2.03m (6-8) at the Purdue Open...tied for fourth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet by going over 2.03m (6-8).

    Long jump - mark of 6.25m (44-2) took third at Purdue.

    Triple jump - leapt 13.46m (44-2) to finish third at Purdue.

    Pole vault - third at Purdue with a vault over 4.70m (15-5)...cleared 4.36m (14-3 1/2) to finish fourth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...vaulted over 4.40m at the Purdue Open.

    Javelin - threw 54.68m (179-5) at Purdue for his first career victory...second with a throw of 51.74m (169-9) in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...mark of 53.17m (174-5) was second in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet.

    Decathlon - scored 4,672 points at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    TOM BRECKENRIDGE: 1,500m - finished in 4:09.7 in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet.

    5,000m - crossed in 16:19.16 to finish sixth at Purdue...fourth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State with a time of 15:35.11...ran a 16:33.44 to place seventh in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet.

    CHRIS BRUNT: 400m hurdles - fourth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet by finishing in 54.67...ran a 54.2 to win the Indiana Big Four...11th at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (57.34).

    RUSSELL BROOKS: 100m - victorious at Purdue with a time of 10.84...won the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State with a time of 10.61...finished second in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet (10.91)...ran a 10.8 to finish second at the Indiana Big Four...sixth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (10.63).

    200m - ran a 20.94 to win the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...sixth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet (22.34)...second at the Indiana Big Four (21.8)...ran a 21.87 to finish 11th at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    KEVIN CHANDLER: 800m - sixth at Purdue in 1:55.80...ninth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet with a time of 1:57.17.

    JONATHAN CHASE: Discus - eight in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State with a mark of 40.30m (132-3)...ninth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet with a throw of 39.26m (128-10).

    Hammer - tenth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State with a mark of 38.40m (126-0)...improved almost five meters to 42.07m at the Purdue Open...threw 37.30m (122-4) to place 10th in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet.

    TOM CHORNY: 800m - ran a 1:55.57 in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet to place sixth.

    1,500m - third at Purdue in 4:00.87...won the National Invitational with a time of 3:59.50...won the Indiana Big Four in 3:59.2.

    3,000m steeplechase - time of 9:05.49 won the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...won the Penn Relays with an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 8:37.18 which set a new IU record...finished in 8:52.9 to take second at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    5,000m - reached the NCAA provisional mark with a 13:55.46 at Stanford...second at the Indiana Big Four, finishing in 15:02.3.

    SEAN CLEARY: 200m - finished in 23.13 in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet.

    400m - finished in 48.87 to take third at Purdue...ran a 48.95 in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...eighth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet (50.19)...ran a 49.0 to place fourth at the Indiana Big Four...14th at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 49.76.

    RUSSELL COLLINS: 200m - won at Purdue in 22.11...ran a 22.28 at the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet to finish fourth.

    400m - ran a 49.07 to grab fourth at Purdue...in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet, took fifth with a 49.14...seventh at the Indiana Big Four (50.0)...ran a 49.61 at the Baldy Castillo Invitational to finish 12th.

    MIKE COLSTON: 5,000m - sixth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet (16:17.15)...ran a 15:47.5 to finish 11th at the Indiana Big Four.

    FRANK DiSILVESTRO: Long jump - third in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State with a jump of 6.65m (21-10)...jumped 6.70m (21-11 3/4) to place fifth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet...fifth with a 6.36m (20-10 1/2) at the Indiana Big Four...reached 6.91m (22-8) to finish ninth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    Triple jump - third in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet with a jump of 13.95m (45-9 1/4)...mark of 13.17m (43-2 1/2) to place fifth at the Indiana Big Four...placed sixth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a mark of 13.54m (44-5 1/4).

    DINO EFTHIMIOU: Pole vault - tied for third in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet by vaulting over 4.50m (14-9)...cleared 4.55m (14-11) to finish 11th at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    Long jump - covered 6.94m (22-9 1/4) to take second in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet...seventh at the Baldy Castillo with a leap of 7.09m (23-3 1/4).

    CHRIS EKMAN: 800m - time of 1:51.64 was second at Purdue...ran a 1:52.6 to finish second at the Indiana Big Four...finished sixth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 1:52.20.

    1,500m - time of 3:55.16 was fourth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...won the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet with a time of 3:52.3...ran a 3:52.63 to place 12th at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    RAHEEM ELLIS: Named Track Athlete-of-the-Meet at the Indiana Big Four by winning the 100m (10.4) and the 200m (21.1).

    100m - finished sixth at the Penn Relays with a time of 10.55...ran a 10.60 to win the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet...won the Indiana Big Four in 10.4...fifth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (10.55).

    200m - won the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet in 21.00...ran a 21.1 to win the Indiana Big Four...ran a 21.31m to finish fourth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    WASYL FEDORIW: Shot put - fourth at Purdue with a mark of 14.53m (47-8)...throw of 15.08m (49-5 3/4) was fifth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...threw 15.24m (50-0) to place fifth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet...third at the Indiana Big Four with a throw of 14.58m (47-10)...11th at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (14.00m; 45-11 1/4).

    Discus - mark of 37.78m (123-11) was fourth at Purdue...at the Purdue Open, threw 32.56m (106-10) for the second consecutive meet...throw of 32.56m (106-10) to finish 10th at the Indiana Big Four.

    Hammer - threw 38.46 (126-2) to place fourth at Purdue...mark of 37.46m (122-11) in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet to finish ninth...11th at the Indiana Big Four (35.50m; 116-6)

    MICHAEL FRAZIER: 400m - second at Purdue with a time of 48.65...ran a 49.13 to finish fourth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet.

    BRIAN GARRIOTTE: Pole vault - improved to 5.00m (16-4 3/4) to grab second at Purdue...cleared 4.66m (15-3 1/2) to finish fourth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...fifth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet by vaulting over 4.50m (14-9)...cleared 4.45m (14-7 1/4) to take third at the Indiana Big Four...went over 4.70m (15-5) to finish ninth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    Javelin - fourth at Purdue with a throw of 44.42m (145-9)...threw 42.55m (139-7) to place fifth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...seventh in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet with a mark of 37.23m (122-2).

    AARON GILLEN: 800m - finished in the 1:55.20 to take fifth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet.

    1,500m - won the Purdue meet with a time of 3:52.40...took second in 3:47.25 in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...second, finishing in 3:59.5 at the Indiana Big Four.

    5,000m - improved to 14:18.11 at the Purdue Open...won the Indiana Big Four, finishing in 14:59.4...ran a 14:34.31 to finish eighth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    BRAD GRIGGS: 400m - sixth at Purdue with a time of 49.41...ran a 48.65 to place third in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...finished in third with a 49.01 in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet...11th at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (49.43).

    BRYAN HOLCOMB: 1,500m - ran a 4:06.73 at the Purdue Open.

    3,000m steeplechase - raced to victory at Purdue in 9:27.53...second in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State with a time of 9:26.66...finished in 9:15.1 to win the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet...won the Indiana Big Four in 9:30.02.

    TREY HOWELL: 5,000m - fourth at Purdue by finishing in 15:50.10...ran a 15:26.56 to finish third in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...fifth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet with a 16:09.54.

    10,000m - finished in 32:19.90 at the Purdue Open.

    RYAN HUBER: 400m - second with a time of 48.9 at the Indiana Big Four.

    400m hurdles - placed seventh at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 55.43.

    KURT KRICK: Shot put - threw 17.05m (55-11 1/4) to take second at Purdue...second in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State with a throw of 17.51m (57-5 1/2)...top collegiate in the national Invitational with a mark of 17.80m (58-4 3/4)...sixth at the Penn Relays with a mark of 57-5...dominated in winning the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet with an NCAA provisional throw of 18.07m (59-3 1/2)...threw 16.55m (54-3 3/4) to win the Indiana Big Four...won the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a throw of 17.78m (58-4).

    Discus - threw 50.12m (164-5) to win at Purdue...second with a throw of 51.20m (168-0) in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...mark of 48.48m (159-1) in the National Invitational...threw 162-5 to finish second at the Penn Relays...won with a throw of 53.28m (174-10) in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet...second at the Indiana Big Four (48.42m; 158-10)...threw 52.90m (173-7) to place second at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    Hammer - third at Purdue with a throw of 42.68m (140-0)...threw 40.12m (131-7) to place ninth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...sixth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet (45.40m; 148-11)...mark of 43.96m (144-3) at the Indiana Big Four to finish seventh.

    JON LANGE: High jump - sixth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State by clearing 2.06m (6-9tied for third in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet by going over 2.03m (6-8)...cleared 2.00m (6-6 3/4) to place second at the Indiana Big Four.

    KEVIN MOORE: 800m - ran a 1:59.70 in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet (10th place).

    1,500m - 4:04.37 was fourth at Purdue...finished fifth with a 4:01.2 in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet.

    ONEX MOORE: 100m - finished in 11.20 to take fourth at Purdue...placed fifth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet (11.32).

    200m - fourth in 23.00 at the Purdue meet.

    BRIAN NORRIS: Long jump - mark of 6.59m (21-7 1/2) was fourth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...improved to 6.77m at the Purdue Open...sixth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet with a mark of 6.69m (21-11 1/2).

    NEIL O'REILLY: 800m - third at Purdue with a time of 1:53.97.

    BEN PISTER: High jump - cleared 2.10m (6-10 3/4) at Purdue to finish second...tied for third in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State by clearing 2.06m (6-9)...cleared 2.08m at the Purdue Open...tied for fourth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet by going over 2.03m (6-8)...fifth at the Indiana Big Four (1.90m; 6-2 3/4).

    JOE RICE: Triple jump - fourth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet (13.56m; 44-6).

    ZACH RITZ: Long jump - leapt 6.28m (20-7 1/4) in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet.

    JEREMY ROCHFORD: High jump - cleared 2.10m (6-10 3/4) to win at Purdue...tied for third in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State by clearing 2.06m (6-9)...cleared 1.98m (6-6) to take fifth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    NICK SEARS: 110m hurdles - took second at Purdue in 14.83...fifth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State (14.58)...ran a 15.27 to finish fourth in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet...third at the Indiana Big Four (15.1)...ran a 15.23 at the Baldy Castillo Invitational to finish fifth.

    400m hurdles - ran a 53.33 to take second in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...second in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet with a time of 53.81...ran a 54.7 to finish second at the Indiana Big Four...eighth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational in 56.10.

    RYAN SHAW: Javelin - threw 35.00m (114-10) to place seventh in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State...eighth at the Indiana Big Four with a throw of 36.92m (121-1).

    MIKKO SIMOS: 800m - won in 1:50.02 at Purdue...finished third in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State with a time of 1:53.69...won in 1:51.63 in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet...fourth with a time of 1:53.2 at the Indiana Big Four...finished eighth in 1:52.56 at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    1,500m - finished in 3:51.4 to place eighth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    Javelin - threw 38.68m (122-11) to place seventh at the Indiana Big Four.

    BOSCO SITATI: 400m - crossed the finish line in 49.95 to place eighth at Purdue.

    TOM TAYLOR: 800m - competed at the Purdue Open and finished in 2:00.87.

    1,500m - ran a 4:14.19 to finish seventh at Purdue...sixth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State with a time of 3:57.90...ran a 4:19.0 in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet.

    JON TEIPEN: 3,000m steeplechase - finished in 9:46.98 to place third at Purdue...third in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet (9:34.0).

    5,000m - ran a 15:47.17 to place sixth in the USATC Collegiate Series meet with Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana State.

    JEREMY ROCHFORD: High jump - tied for third in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet by going over 2.03m (6-8)...cleared 1.98m (6-6) to take fifth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

    BRANDON WEISS: 5,000m - took fifth at Purdue with a time of 16:17.01...ran a 16:07.58 in the National Invitational.

    GREG YELDELL: Named Field Athlete-of-the-Meet at the Indiana Big Four after winning the triple jump (15.49m; 50-10) and the long jump (7.00m; 22-11 3/4).

    Long jump - jumped 6.85m (22-5 3/4) to win at Purdue...won with a leap of 7.27m (23-10 1/4) in the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet...jumped 7.00m (22-11 3/4) to win the Indiana Big Four...finished sixth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a mark of 7.18m (23-6 3/4)

    Triple jump - victorious at Purdue with a leap of 15.84m (51-11 3/4)...jumped 15.35m (20-4 1/2) to win the Cincinnati/Western Michigan meet...won the Indiana Big Four with a mark of 15.49m (50-10)...reached 15.37m (50-5 1/4) to finish second at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.

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