At the LSU Twilight Invitational, Friday, Lady Tiger freshman Alex Gochenour, Logan Magnolia .....
The Bradley Braves ... former Burlington, Marshall Moyer ... Evan Tuisl, Clinton ...
Augustana of South Dakota Vikings Travis Beniak, Khor Kong, Marshalltown, Henrik Hansson and Tom Karbo ...
UNI men's and women's track & field teams combined for seven event titles at the Iowa Invitational ...
Central College men?s and women?s track and field teams at the Iowa Invitational Friday evening ...
The top-ranked Wartburg women No. 23 Wartburg men won their own Invitationals ...
At the LSU Twilight Invitational, Friday, Lady Tiger freshman Alex Gochenour, Logan Magnolia, set two indoor personal records during Friday's action after posting back-to-back PRs of 8.82 and 8.71 in the 60-meter hurdles and clearing 5-3 ¼ in the high jump. Alex will compete in the heptathlon in the SEC championships next weekend.
The Bradley Braves were in competition at the UW Milwaukee Tune Up meet over the weekend. Former Burlington Cross Country champion, Marshall Moyer won the mile in 4:19.83 and fellow freshman, Evan Tuisl, Clinton, finished 10th in the 800 with a time of 2:00.33. The Braves will travel to Cedar Falls and the UNI Dome this coming weekend for the Missouri Valley Indoor Championships.
The Augustana of South Dakota Vikings also participated in the Nebraska Tune Up meet. Travis Beniak, Khor Kong, Marshalltown, Henrik Hansson and Tom Karbo ran the men's distance medley relay in a school record 9:54.83 to take first. The national qualifying time is seventh in the nation for D-2, and beat the previous school record of 9:55.65.
The University of Northern Iowa men's and women's track & field teams combined for seven event titles at the Iowa Invitational hosted by the University of Iowa on Friday evening. Former Iowa preps providing highlights for the Panthers were:
Senior Tanner Hurt, Newton, moved into fourth place on the UNI all-time list in the weight throw with a toss of 63-07.50 (19.39m) for second place. Hurt's throw was a personal-best effort by more than two feet and ranks him No. 38 in the nation this season.
Senior Jarred Herring, Burlington, clocked a season-best and Missouri Valley Conference-leading 6.82 seconds in the 60m dash for second place. Derek Kramer, CR Xavier, took fifth place in 6.95 seconds.
Senior Brady Fritz, IC West, notched a second-place finish in the 800m at 1:54.00. Brendan Thompson, Mason City Newman, took fourth at 3,000m in 9:03.22.
Senior Aaron Stockstell, Mid Prairie, was third in the 400m dash with a time of 49.52, Freshman Marshall Hill, Cedar Falls, ran the 200m in 22.45 for 4th place.
Justin Romero, Cedar Falls, threw 56-08.50 (17.28m) to finish second in the shot put.
Junior Scotti SchonWaukon, shaved nearly six seconds off her previous personal-best time in the mile, winning the event in 5:02.96. Leah Blanchard, Cedar Falls, recorded a personal-best of her own, finishing fifth in 5:12.37
Senior Traci Harms, Hampton-Dumont, won the weight throw with a mark of 60-07.75 (18.48m). Junior Kelsey Sukovaty, Manson-Northwest Webster, earned a third-place finish with a throw of 58-11.25 (17.96m).
Freshman Rachel Peth, Waverly Shell Rock, was second in the 60 meter hurdles in 8.94 seconds.
Peth clocked the second-fastest 60m time of the season by a Panther, finishing in 7.96 seconds. Freshman Bree Rehder, Mt. Vernon-Lisbon, took fourth place in the 200m dash with a time of 26.62.
Molly Cashman, Waverly Shell Rock, placed second in the 800m, finishing in 2:17.25. Alex Wilson, Mt. Vernon-Lisbon, and Emily McCarthy, SC East, took third and fourth, respectively.
Sukovaty and Harms placed second and third, respectively, in the shot put. Sukovaty threw 48-11.00 (14.91m) and Harms posted a toss of 47-04.50 (14.44m).
Emily Roberts, Ankeny, claimed a fourth-place finish in the 400m dash, crossing the line in 59.63.
UNI will host the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships in the UNI-Dome on Feb. 25-26.
The Central College men?s and women?s track and field teams wrapped up their indoor regular season at the Iowa Invitational Friday evening.
The third-place women's 4x400 relay (4:09.44) ran with former Iowa preps: Rachel Northrup (freshman, Griswold), Rachel Purdy (junior, Ankeny), and Miranda Wehde (sophomore, Tipton). Northrup recorded a seasonal best in the 400 meters (1:00.48) to finish in fifth, while Morgan Sharp (junior, Grinnell) had a big personal best in the long jump (16-8.5) and took fourth
A big effort from Logan Danko (junior, Centerville) in the 200 meters highlighted the men?s squad. Danko placed fifth in a highly competitive field with a time of 22.56, over three-tenths of a second faster than his previous lifetime best. In the men?s 3,000 meters, Andrew Hamer (senior, Murray) and Brent Ewing (junior, Centerville) secured a two-three finish for the Dutch with finishing times of 9:00.87 and 9:02.18, respectively.
The Dutch will travel to Mount Vernon for the Iowa Conference championship meet next Friday and Saturday at Cornell College. The multi-event competition is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Friday with the field events slated for 2 p.m. and the running events beginning at 6 p.m. The two-day meet will conclude Saturday.
The top-ranked Wartburg women?s indoor track and field team and the No. 23 Wartburg men?s team won their own Invitationals Saturday.
Grinnell, Grand View, Buena Vista and Mt. Mercy also took part in this scored meet. With this many Iowa colleges involved, there was a very large number of former Iowa preps taking part. Check out complete results at: