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In The Polls

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The Penn State women's outdoor track & field team is ranked in the latest USTFCCCA poll, which was released on Tuesday. The Nittany Lions check in at No. 16.

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Weekend Schedule

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Friday, April 18
ILLINOIS, INDIANA, PURDUE at Kentucky Relays - Lexington, Ky.
IOWA, MICHIGAN, NEBRASKA, #12 PENN STATE, PURDUE, WISCONSIN at Mt. Sac Relays - Walnut, Calif.
MICHIGAN STATE, OHIO STATE at Jesse Owens Invitational - Columbus, Ohio
MICHIGAN STATE at Larry Ellis Invitational - Princeton, N.J.
NEBRASKA at Kansas Relays - Lawrence, Kan.

Saturday, April 19
ILLINOIS, INDIANA, PURDUE at Kentucky Relays - Lexington, Ky.
ILLINOIS, MICHIGAN at LSU Alumni Gold Meet - Baton Rouge, La.
IOWA, MICHIGAN, NEBRASKA, #12 PENN STATE, PURDUE, WISCONSIN at Mt. Sac Relays - Walnut, Calif.
MICHIGAN at Beach Invitational - Norwalk, Calif.
MICHIGAN STATE, OHIO STATE at Jesse Owens Invitational - Columbus, Ohio
MICHIGAN STATE at Larry Ellis Invitational - Princeton, N.J.
MINNESOTA at Carleton Relays - Northfield, Minn.
NEBRASKA at Kansas Relays - Lawrence, Kan.
#12 PENN STATE at Bucknell Team Challenge - Lewisburg, Pa.


As the Big Ten continues to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Big Ten Medal of Honor, senior student-athletes Jillian Smith and John Wojciechowski were named the 2013-14 Big Ten Medal of Honor recipients for the University of Michigan, which was announced on Tuesday evening at the Academic Awards Banquet held at Crisler Center. Smith is a member of the women's cross country and track and field teams and Wojciechowski swam on the men's swimming and diving squad.

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The Penn State women's outdoor track & field squads is ranked No. 12 in the latest USTFCCCA poll, which was released on Tuesday. The Nittany Lions moved up two spots from last week's rankings.

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100 Days of the Big Ten Medal of Honor: Day 33

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NCAA Individual Champions
At least 96 Big Ten Medal of Honor winners have been crowned NCAA individual champions during their career, which includes athletes in the sports of men's and women's cross country, men's and women's fencing, men's golf, men's and women's gymnastics, men's and women's swimming & diving, men's tennis, men's and women's track & field and wrestling. Men's track & field and wrestling have both produced over 20 national champion Medal of Honor winners.

Weekend Schedule

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Friday, April 11
MICHIGAN STATE at Tennessee Relays - Knoxville, Tenn.
MINNESOTA, WISCONSIN at Spec Towns National Team Invitational - Athens, Ga.
#14 PENN STATE at Sun Angel Track Classic - Tuscon, Ariz.

Saturday, April 12
ILLINOIS, IOWA at Illinois Twilight - Champaign, Ill.
INDIANA, PURDUE at Border Battle - Louisville, Ky.
MICHIGAN STATE at Tennessee Relays - Knoxville, Tenn.
MICHIGAN STATE at Siena Heights Invitational - Adrian, Mich.
MINNESOTA at Concordia St. Paul Invite - St. Paul, Minn.
MINNESOTA, WISCONSIN at Spec Towns National Team Invitational - Athens, Ga.
NEBRASKA at Nebraska Quad - Lincoln, Neb.
#14 PENN STATE at Sun Angel Track Classic - Tuscon, Ariz.
#14 PENN STATE at Bucknell Invite - Lewisburg, Pa.
WISCONSIN at UW Platteville Invitational - Platteville, Wis.

Sunday, April 13
#14 PENN STATE at Bucknell Invite - Lewisburg, Pa.

Penn State Appears in USTFCCCA Poll

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The Penn State women's outdoor track & field team is ranked No. 14 in the latest USTFCCCA poll, which was released on Tuesday. The Nittany Lions moved up three spots from the preseason rankings.

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100 Days of the Big Ten Medal of Honor: Day 27

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Big Ten Individual Champions
At least 280 Medal of Honor recipients have been crowned individual Big Ten Champions during their careers. Two men's cross country runners were victorious each year they competed - Illinois' Craig Virgin (1977) and Michigan's Kevin Sullivan (1998), while Iowa's Ed Banach (1983) took home four straight wrestling crowns. Wisconsin's Kathy Butler (1997) was a 16-time Big Ten Champion in track & field, while Michigan's Carl Johnson (1920) was an eight-time winner in his day. Indiana swimmer Gary Hall (1973) won 10 conference titles and Michigan gymnast Beth Wymer (1995) earned 15 crowns.

Weekend Schedule

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Friday, April 4th
ILLINOIS at Tiger Track Classic - Auburn, Ala.
INDIANA, #17 PENN STATE at Crimson Tide Invitational - Tuscaloosa, Ala.
INDIANA, IOWA, MINNESOTA, #17 PENN STATE at Stanford Invitational - Palo Alto, Calif.
IOWA, NEBRASKA at Arkansas Invite - Fayetteville, Ark.
MICHIGAN STATE at Auto-Owners Insurance Spartan Invitational - East Lansing, Mich.
MINNESOTA at South Florida Collegiate - Tampa, Fla.
PURDUE at Texas State Invite - San Marcos, Texas
WISCONSIN at Florida Relays - Jacksonville, Fla.
WISCONSIN at Rex Foster Invitational - Whitewater, Wis.

Saturday, April 5th
ILLINOIS at Tiger Track Classic - Auburn, Ala.
INDIANA, #17 PENN STATE at Crimson Tide Invitational - Tuscaloosa, Ala.
INDIANA, IOWA, MINNESOTA, #17 PENN STATE at Stanford Invitational - Palo Alto, Calif.
IOWA, NEBRASKA at Arkansas Invite - Fayetteville, Ark.
MICHIGAN, California at Virginia - Charlottesville, Va.
MICHIGAN STATE at Auto-Owners Insurance Spartan Invitational - East Lansing, Mich.
MINNESOTA at Hamline Invitational - St. Paul, Minn.
OHIO STATE at LSU Battle on the Bayou - Baton Rouge, La.
PURDUE at Texas State Invite - San Marcos, Texas
WISCONSIN at Florida Relays - Jacksonville, Fla.

Weekend Schedule

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Friday, March 28
ILLINOIS, INDIANA, NEBRASKA, #17 PENN STATE at Texas Relays - Austin, Texas
ILLINOIS, IOWA, NEBRASKA at Arizona State Invitational - Phoenix, Ariz.
MICHIGAN, MICHIGAN STATE at Raleigh Relays - Raleigh, N.C.
MICHIGAN at North Florida Invitational - Jacksonville, Fla.
OHIO STATE at Yellow Jacket Invitational - Atlanta, Ga.
PURDUE at Mike Poehlein Invite - West Lafayette, Ind.

Saturday, March 29
ILLINOIS at Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational - Louisville, Ky.
ILLINOIS, IOWA, NEBRASKA at Arizona State Invitational - Phoenix, Ariz.
ILLINOIS, INDIANA, NEBRASKA, #17 PENN STATE at Texas Relays - Austin, Texas
MICHIGAN, MICHIGAN STATE at Raleigh Relays - Raleigh, N.C.
MICHIGAN at North Florida Invitational - Jacksonville, Fla.
NEBRASKA at ESU Spring Open - Emporia, Kan.
OHIO STATE at Yellow Jacket Invitational - Atlanta, Ga.
PURDUE at Mike Poehlein Invite - West Lafayette, Ind.
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