USI Track & Field earns five first-place finishes at UIndy

first_imgUniversity of Southern Indiana Track & Field recorded five first-place finishes at the University of Indianapolis Track & Field Challenge Friday and Saturday.Seniors Jamie Adkins (Owensboro, Kentucky) and Jessica Reeves (Midland, Michigan) posted first-place showings in the women’s mile and the women’s 3,000 meters, respectively, while sophomore Jenna Martin (Evansville, Indiana) was first in the women’s long jump.Adkins completed the mile in five minutes, 13.75 seconds and was one of four Screaming Eagles to finish in the top five of the event; while Reeves edged freshman Hope Jones (Cumberland, Indiana) for first in the 3,000 meters as she crossed the tape in 10:26.55.Martin, who posted a mark of 17 feet, 3.5 inches in the long jump, also was third in the 60-meter hurdles with a school-record time of 9.22 seconds.Juniors Chase Broughton (Marengo, Indiana) and Josh Guy (Palmyra, Indiana) recorded first-place finishes in the 800 meters and 3,000-meters, respectively, to lead the No. 22 men’s squad.Broughton completed the 800 meters in one 1:57.71 seconds, while Guy ran the 3,000 meters in 8:31.73. Junior Noah Lutz (Evansville, Indiana) was second in the 3,000 meters, while freshman Aaron Pierrard (Cannelton, Indiana) was third in the 800 meters.The Eagles, who had 17 top-five finishes on the weekend, return to action February 12-13 when they compete at the Grand Valley State University Big Meet in Allendale, Michigan, and the Tom Hathaway Distance Carnival in Indianapolis.Results: Complete| USI OnlyFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img

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