TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Track and field Indiana is headed to the SEC for the second time this outdoor season, with Team Sycamores scheduled to compete at the War Eagle Invitational Friday and Saturday in Auburn.
Friday’s events will begin at 3 p.m. with the women’s hammer throw, and Saturday’s schedule is scheduled to begin at noon with the women’s pole vault.
Indiana track and field opened the home portion of its outdoor schedule to the top of the charts, with the sycamore team taking first on both the men’s and women’s sides at the Pacesetter Sports Invitational.
Indiana State’s men scored 256.5 points, 129.5 points ahead of Eastern Illinois, which finished second. The Sycamore Women scored 215.5 points, 92.5 points behind Eastern Illinois, which finished second. ISU had 13 overall event wins in the meet, with men claiming seven titles and women taking the first six.
Sophomore runner at Indiana Noah Malone He broke his own personal record in the 100 meters in each of the last two meetings. Mallon ran a time of 10.56 at the Big Blue Classic in Eastern Illinois, then followed that up with a 10.49 in less-than-ideal conditions at the Pacesetter Sports Invitational.
Malone’s mark is currently second in the valley and is also 0.06sec off the world record in the T12 Paralympic. The sycamore star already holds the T12 world record in the 200 metres, which he set last season.
Indiana found itself topping the polls in the first USTFCCA MVC outdoor rating index. Sycamore was the only team in the conference to score over 1,000 points in both the men’s and women’s team. Ratings are based on the outdoor MVC performance list.
sycamore in order
Indiana currently has the highest mark in the Missouri Valley Conference at six different events. These include sweeping first places in the pole vault for men and women, which William Staggs (5.12 m) and Celine Weaver (3.98m) was selected last week in a leading sports call.
In addition to the conference’s highest marks, Sycamore currently has seven student-athletes sitting in qualifying positions in the NCAA Eastern Region. Staggs has the highest mark for ISU, ranking 21st in pole vaulting, with Brett Norton (25, shot put), Ryan Porter (31, triple jump), weaver (40, pole vault), White and Faith (42, 800 AD), Lawrence Mitchell (44, high jump), Kevin Crouch (44, high jump) and Jocelyn Quills (45, 5,000 m) all ranked among the top 48 in the region.
Despite the unfavorable conditions this past weekend, Indiana State managed to produce four labels that were ranked in the top 10 in program history.
Thomas Hickerson He moved into the top three in sycamore history in javelin throwing with a 59.92-meter throw to finish third of all-time. Weaver’s pole vaulting mark ranked fifth in the school’s history, while Brett Norton He put the PR in the shot at 18.75 m, which put him in seventh place of all time.
Zoe Sullivan A time of 13.99 in the 100-meter hurdles ended the record book modifications, with her first run in under 14 seconds of her career ranking eighth in sycamore history.
Who is competing for trees?
Indiana will have 33 men and 23 women competing this weekend at the War Eagle Invitational.
Those who compete on the side of men on sycamore are Daryl BlackAnd Noah BoltAnd Ethan BrenAnd Mitchell ClineAnd Mitch CunardAnd Jason DurakAnd Elias ForeAnd Napoleon HernandezAnd Derris HeronAnd Thomas HickersonAnd taj johnsonAnd Nathan KeegerAnd Cal KillianAnd jackson’s warAnd Kevin CrouchAnd bring the lightAnd Noah MaloneAnd Javon MorAnd Brett NortonLogan Peterzak , white buffAnd Luigi RivasAnd Shamari Rogers WaltonAnd Jarel ShawAnd Ben ShepherdAnd William StaggsAnd Cameron StevensAnd Jockkill ThorpeAnd Ken WilsonAnd Jevon WilsonAnd White and Faith And Frankie Young III.
The contenders for the women’s side of the sycamore are Erica ParkerAnd Landis BrandonAnd Jayla BynumAnd Mirage BeaverAnd Morgan DyerAnd Maggie filtersAnd Faith FreeAnd Brooklyn GertzAnd Ianla HunterAnd Chloe LoftusAnd Sierra LoungeAnd Michelle MacDonaldAnd Ayanna ParchmanAnd Claire BatemanAnd Ryan PorterAnd Jocelyn QuillsAnd Hannah RedlinAnd Daija SpringerAnd Zoe SullivanAnd Riley TurveAnd Britney WalkerAnd Renee Wallace And Celine Weaver.
Who is in the field?
Plus Indiana State and host institution Auburn, Alabama-Huntsville, Alabama State, Appalachian State, Arkansas State, Chattanooga, Columbia, Christian Brothers, Georgia Tech Harvard, Holy Cross, Indiana Tech, Memphis, Central Tennessee, New Orleans, North Georgia, Rowan Samford, Southern Miss, Syracuse, Tennessee, Troy, Tulane, UAB and Yale will all be in the field this weekend.
What is on the deck?
Indiana returns home for its second home run of the season, The Gibson Invitational, which is scheduled to run April 21-23.