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February 1-2
ILLINOIS at Armory Collegiate Invitational - New York, N.Y.
ILLINOIS at Meyo Invitational - South Bend, Ind.
No. 8 INDIANA at SIU Invitational - Carbondale, Ill.
No. 8 INDIANA at Meyo Invitational - South Bend, Ind.
IOWA at Meyo Invitational - South Bend, Ind.
MICHIGAN at Meyo Invitational - South Bend, Ind.
MICHIGAN STATE at Meyo Invitational - South Bend, Ind.
No. 7 MINNESOTA at Husker Invitational - Lincoln, Neb.
NEBRASKA at Husker Invitational - Lincoln, Neb.
OHIO STATE at Akron Invitational - Akron, Ohio
OHIO STATE at Meyo Invitational - South Bend, Ind.
PURDUE at Meyo Invitational - South Bend, Ind.
No. 14 WISCONSIN at Husker Invitational - Lincoln, Neb.
No. 14 WISCONSIN at Meyo Invitational - South Bend, Ind.

February 2
No. 12 PENN STATE at Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup - University Park, Pa.

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January 25-26
ILLINOIS at IU Relays - Bloomington, Ind.
No. 7 INDIANA at IU Relays - Bloomington, Ind.
IOWA at Bill Bergen Invite - Ames, Iowa
NEBRASKA at Razorback Invitational - Fayetteville, Ark.
OHIO STATE at McCravy Memorial Invitational - Lexington, Ky.
No. 12 PENN STATE at Penn State National - University Park, Pa.
PURDUE at IU Relays - Bloomington, Ind.

January 26
IOWA at Illinois Invite - Urbana, Ill.
MICHIGAN vs. MICHIGAN STATE - Allendale, Mich.
No. 8 MINNESOTA at Bill Bergen Invite - Ames, Iowa
No. 8 MINNESOTA at Warren Bolus Open - Menomonie, Wis.
No. 10 WISCONSIN at Bill Bergen Invite - Ames, Iowa

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January 18-19
ILLINOIS at Illini Classic - Urbana, Ill.
No. 7 INDIANA at Gladstein Invitational - Bloomington, Ind.
No. 8 MINNESOTA at Jack Johnson Invitational - Minneapolis, Minn.
OHIO STATE at Gladstein Invitational - Bloomington, Ind.
No. 12 WISCONSIN at Wisconsin Elite Invitational - Madison, Wis.

January 19
IOWA at adidas Classic - Lincoln, Neb.
MICHIGAN at Simmons-Harvey Invitational - Ann Arbor, Mich.
MICHIGAN at Notre Dame Invitational - South Bend, Ind.
NEBRASKA at adidas Classic - Lincoln, Neb.
PURDUE at Gene Edmonds Cup - West Lafayette, Ind.
Penn State's Casimir Loxsom has been named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week, it was announced on Monday. The Nittany Lion senior posted the first sub-1:47 800-meter effort on an oversized track since 2006, clocking a time of 1:46.98 en route to first-place honors at the Nittany Lion Challenge. His performance also places him 10th among American collegians in collegiate indoor history. Loxsom was also named Big Ten Athlete of the Week for his efforts.

The complete USTFCCCA release can be found HERE.

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January 11
OHIO STATE at Buckeye Challenge - Columbus, Ohio

January 11-12
MICHIGAN STATE at Bob Eubanks Open - Allendale, Mich
NEBRASKA at Holiday Inn Invitational - Lincoln, Neb.

January 12
ILLINOIS at Illini Open - Urbana, Ill.
IOWA at Iowa Open - Iowa City, Iowa
PURDUE/INDIANA Dual - Bloomington, Ind.
MINNESOTA at Northwest Open - Minneapolis, Minn.
PENN STATE at Nittany Lion Challenge - University Park, Pa.
WISCONSIN at Badger Track Classic - Madison, Wis.
Three Big Ten student-athletes are among the names released on the preseason watch list for The Bowerman, it was announced on Wednesday. Indiana senior Derek Drouin was named to the 2013 Preseason Watch List, while Hoosier teammate Andy Bayer and Nebraska's Chad Wright received honorable mention status. The Bowerman, which debuted in 2009, is awarded annually to the most outstanding male and female collegiate track & field athletes in the nation.

For the complete release, click HERE.

In The Polls

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Four Big Ten teams appear in the USTFCCCA/2013 Preseason Indoor Track & Field Rankings, including two squads in the top 10. Defending Big Ten Champion Indiana checks in at No. 7, followed by No. 8 Minnesota. Wisconsin sits at No. 12, and Penn State is No. 18.

For the complete poll, click HERE.

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January 5
PENN STATE at Penn State Relays


Ten Big Ten Student-Athletes Tabbed Academic All-America

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Ten Big Ten student-athletes have been named to the Capital One Academic All-America Track & Field/Cross Country Team, as announced on Thursday. To be eligible for All-America recognition, student-athletes must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a 3.30 GPA, and have reached sophomore academic and athletic standings at his or her institution. The complete list of Big Ten recipients is below:

Andy Bayer, Indiana
Chelsea Blanchard, Indiana
Erik Sowinski, Iowa
Rebecca Addison, Michigan
Rebecca Buchholtz, Michigan State
Quentin Mege, Minnesota
Bjorn Barrefors, Nebraska*
Brett Grieb, Nebraska
Nate Polacek, Nebraska*
Elliot Krause, Wisconsin

*First-team honoree

 

Seventeen Big Ten student-athletes have been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Men's and Women's Track & Field/Cross Country Teams, as announced on Thursday. The teams are selected to recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined athletic and academic performances.

First team honorees advance to the Capital One Academic All-America Team Ballot, which will be selected in June.

The list of Big Ten honorees is below.

Andy Bayer, Indiana*
Chelsea Blanchard, Indiana*
Breanne Ehrman, Indiana*
Samantha Ginther, Indiana
McKenzie Melander, Iowa*
Erik Sowinski, Iowa*
Rebecca Addison, Michigan*
Jillian Smith, Michigan
Kiley Tobel, Michigan
Rebecca Buchholtz, Michigan State*
Quentin Mege, Minnesota*
Bjorn Barrefors, Nebraska*
Brett Grieb, Nebraska*
Cami Jiskra, Nebraska
Ashley Miller, Nebraska
Nate Polacek, Nebraska*
Elliot Krause, Wisconsin*

*First Team Honoree