Rhoades and Norton 8th, Sherrill 10th at USA Championships
June 26, 2010
DES MOINES, Iowa - Senior Ashley Rhoades placed eighth in the high jump of the USA Track and Field Championships. Assistant coach Abbie (Stechschulte) Norton took eighth in the senior heptathlon, and junior Faith Sherrill was tenth in the senior shot put.
Rhoades finished eighth with a clearance of 1.80m (5-10.75) in the senior high jump. Rhoades was just eight centimeters out of the top four. The senior from Columbia City, Ind., finishes her career as a Hoosier with a top-eight finish at the USA Championships.
Norton scored 2215 points in the final three events to take eighth in the senior heptathlon with a total score of 5640. Norton was less than 100 points out of the top five. Norton was a letterwinner for Indiana in 2007-08.
Sherrill finished tenth in the senior shot put, recording a best heave of 16.56m (54-4). Sherrill was just 5.5 inches out of seventh.
The Hoosiers' season continues on Sunday at the USA Jr. and Sr. Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. For complete coverage of IU track and field, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.
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