HOOSIERS SHINE AT SEA RAY RELAYS
April 10, 1998
HOOSIERS SHINE AT SEA RAY RELAYS Knoxville, Tenn.- The Indiana Hoosiers track & field team competed in the third day of the Sea Ray relays. Several Hoosiers turned in season best performances recording new personal records.
Sophomore Russell Brooks led the way turning in a personal best time of :21.39 in the 200m dash finishing in fifth place. Brooks also placed eighth in the 100m dash with a time of :10.83. Sophomore Kurt Krick surpassed the NCAA provisional standard in the discus with his personal best mark of 55.96m, good enough for second place in the open division. Junior Tom Chorny finished third in the steeplechase turning in his second fastest career time (8:49.78). Sophomores Ben Pister and Dan Billish also turned in season best marks. Pister finished second in the high jump clearing a height of 2.03m while Billish ran a personal best time of 1:53.24 in the 800m run. Senior Scott Johnson cleared a season best height of 4.86m to finish second in the pole vault.
On the women's side, junior LaToya Turner turned in a personal best non-wind aided mark in the 200m dash (:24.22) in additional to an outstanding performance in the 100m hurdles (:13.83). Sophomore Cori McLeod tied a season best mark in the high jump (1.65m) finishing eighth.
The Hoosiers will compete in the final day of the Sea Ray Relays on Saturday,
April 11th. Competition is set to begin at 1 p.m.
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