January 26, 2000
HOOSIERS RETURN HOME TO FACE NOTRE DAME
The Hoosiers will return home to the Gladstein Fieldhouse as
they host the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in a dual meet on Friday,
January 28 at 6 p.m. The women own a 1-0 dual meet record with
a victory over two-time defending Big Ten champion Michigan and
they, along with the men, are coming off a first place finish
at Ohio State's quadrangular meet last weekend.
Notre Dame opened its season last week in a quadrangular meet
with Western Michigan, Ball State and Michigan State. The Irish
men placed first while the women took second.
Complete meet results will be made available on the web at www.athletics.indiana.edu
following the event. They can be viewed and printed out by choosing
either men's, or women's track and field from the main menu.
Weekly updates and season best lists can be obtained at www.athletics.indiana.edu
all season long.
Marshall Goss is in his second season as the Indiana head men's
track and field coach and program coordinator and is in his 17th
season with the Hoosiers.
Randy Heisler is in his second season as the women's track and
field coach and is in his 11th season with the Hoosiers.
Indiana head women's track and field coach Randy Heisler:
"Last year we lost by five against Notre Dame, but we did
not have enough athletes to put two people in each event. This
weekend we will be able to compete in every event. Notre Dame
is strong in a few different events and those are the areas that
we too are strong in and are looking to improve. It will be important
that we have good performances in those events in order to win
Indiana head men's track and field coach Marshall Goss:
"The meet could be very close, but we will have to perform
at our top level this weekend. We will try to get to the level
that we would like to be at at this point in the season."
Both the Indiana men and women took home first place honors at
the Ohio State quadrangular meet last weekend. The Hoosiers defeated
Ohio State, Western Carolina and Washington.
Three in a Row for the Hoosiers
For the third time in as many weeks an Indiana women's track
& field athlete has earned Big Ten Women's Track & Field
Athlete of the Week honors. Tia Trent was named this week's recipient
after winning the 600 meters against Ohio State, Western Carolina
and Washington last weekend. Her time of 1:33.69 was an Indiana
team best this season. The Dallas, Texas native is unbeaten in
three races this year, two in the 600 meters and one in the 400
meters. The 2000 indoor season opened with Indiana's Jennifer
Brown winning athlete of the week honors in the season's first
In this week's on line power rankings located at tower.isu.edu/power/ranks
the Indiana women are ranked third behind Kansas State and North
Danielle Carruthers (7.45) owns the team's fastest 60 meter time
on the women's side while Russell Brooks (6.78) has the top mark
among the men. Both are positioning themselves to be threats
at the Big Ten Championships. .
Russell Brooks is quickly getting into Big Ten Championship form
as he won the 200 meters against Michigan in a team best time
of 21.81. Rachelle Boone did the same for the women in a team
best time of 24.81.
Tarviant Campbell (58.19) owns the team's second best time in
the 400 meters. Tia Trent posted a season best (56.09) in her
lone 400 meter race this season against Michigan. On the men's
side, Sean Cleary is coming off a personal best (49.87) at Ohio
State. Ryan Huber (49.51) owns the team's top time.
Tia Trent is perfect in the 600 meters after winning at Ohio
State in a team season best 1:33.69. Ryan Huber (1:20.69) is
coming off a team season best performance at Ohio State.
Brett Tipton ran a team season best 1:53.65 last weekend at Ohio
State. Allyson Hammond (2:17.33) owns the top time among the
Amanda Bell posted a team season best time of 5:08.60 against
Ohio State last weekend. Brett Tipton's (4:16.45) performance
against Michigan still stands as the top mark for the men.
Monica Hostetler (9:52.80) owns the top time in the 3,000 meters
for the women while Eric Heins (8:29.33) holds the same honor
for the men.
60 Meter High Hurdles
Indiana's Danielle Carruthers (8.51) and LaToya Turner (8.59)
promise to battle one another all season for the 60 meter hurdle
crown on the women's side. Carruthers posted a team season best
last weekend at Ohio State. Nick Sears (8.31) did the same on
the men's side.
Hasan Reddick made his debut against Michigan and his mark in
the long jump (22' 2.5") still stands as a team season best.
On the women's side, Rose Richmond (19' 2.75"), Tandra Foster
(19' 1.25") and Nicole Randolph (16' 10.75") all posted
personal season bests last weekend at Ohio State.
John Miles (6' 11.75") set a team best mark for the men
last weekend while Nicole Randolph's jump of 5' 4.25" at
Ohio State stands as the team's best on the women's side.
Jennifer Brown is inching ever closer to the NCAA automatic qualifying
mark of 52' 10" as she currently owns the team's top mark
of 50' 9". She was won two of three shot put events that
she has competed in this year. Mike Minton owns the top mark
for the men with a distance of 54' 10.75"
Cori McLeod posted a new school record in the pole vault last
weekend at Ohio State as she vaulted 11' 5.75". Dino Efthimiou
will look to improve on his career-best mark of 16' 7.25"
which he set the opening weekend of the season.
Hassan Reddick leads the way for the men with a mark of 47' 11.25"
while Maria Fleischmann's is coming off of a team season best
jump of 38' 9.5" at Ohio State.
Jennifer Brown posted a school record in the weight throw against
Michigan. She has won all three weight throw events that she
has competed in this season and has provisionally qualified for
the NCAA championships. Ben Jackson owns the men's top throw
of the season with a mark of 53' 1.75" which he set against
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