IU Set to Host 28th-Annual Billy Hayes Invitational
May 2, 2006
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - After a strong showing at the prestigious Penn Relays, the Indiana men's and women's track and field teams return to Bloomington to host the 28th-annual Billy Hayes Invitational on Friday, May 5. Action begins at 4 p.m., at IU's at Billy Hayes Track at the Robert C. Haugh Track and Field Complex.
Track the Meet
Last Time Out
Eric Redman recorded a sixth-place finish in the 3,000m steeplechase with a NCAA qualifying time of 8:59.33.
In the women's 5,000m, Kelly Siefker moved into sixth all-time in the event with a sixth-place and personal-best time of 16:39.37. Lindsay Hattendorf finished just behind Siefker in seventh place, crossing the line in 16:42.73. Both Hoosiers met the NCAA's provisional standard in the event.
The IU men's relays teams recorded regional-qualifying times in both attempts in the 4x100m and the 4x400m relays. The 4x100m relay team comprised of Stephanos Ioannou, Wil Glover, Keith Heerdegen and Marcus Thigpen, finished seventh in the prelims with a time of 40.53 before taking sixth in the finals with a mark of 40.59. Trey Warfield, David Neville, Ryan Smith and Doug Dayhoff made up the Hoosiers' 4x400m relay team. The foursome took fifth in the prelims with a regionally-qualifying time of 3:08.16 prior to shaving off a second to take third in the championships with a time of 3:07.71.
Ioannou met the regional standard in the 110m hurdles for the second time this season with a 16th-place time of 14.29. Kyle Jenkins earned another regional-qualifying mark in the triple jump with a leap of 15.51m (50-10.75) en route to IU's only title at the Penn Relays.
Larra Overton took ninth place in the Olympic Development mile with a personal-best time of 4:48.86, while Ara Towns turned in two top-10 performances in the 100m. Towns' second run of 11.66 met the regional standard in the event.
One Step Closer
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