May 18, 2014
Wisconsin Wins Big Ten Men's Outdoor Track & Field Championships Title
Wisconsin claimed the 2014 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Sunday at Rankin Track & Field in West Lafayette, Ind. The Badgers posted three individual crowns en route to their second title in the last three years and 26th overall.
Wisconsin totaled 121 points to claim the championship, while Illinois (109 points) and Nebraska (106 points) came in second and third, respectively. Ohio State finished in fourth place with 80 points, while Purdue rounded out the top five with 79 points.
The Badgers picked up first-place finishes from Mohammed Ahmed (5,000-meter run), Reed Connor (10,000-meter run) and Zach Ziemek (decathlon). Wisconsin claimed the top three spots in both the 5,000- and 10,000-meter runs, as Connor and Malachy Schrobilgen followed Ahmed in the 5,000-meters and Ahmed and VanVoorhis finished behind Connor in the 10,000-meters.
The Illini and Huskers also tallied three first-place finishes at the championships. Illinois’ Vanier Joseph (100-meter hurdles), Joe McAsey (800-meter run) and Stephon Pamilton (400-meter dash) each won Big Ten titles, while Nebraska’s Miles Ukaomoa (400-meter hurdles), Chad Wright (discus) and the 4x400-meter relay team of Jacob Bender, Levi Gipson, Cody Rush and Drew Wiseman also claimed conference crowns.
Also earning first-place finishes were Indiana’s Rorey Hunter (1,500-meter run), Iowa’s Keith Brown, Tevin Cee-Mincy, James Harrington and O’Shea Wilson (4x100-meter relay), Michigan’s Bradley James (high jump), Minnesota’s Zach Siegmeier (pole vault) and Trevor Yedoni (long jump), Ohio State’s Jackson Neff (3,000-meter steeplechase), Penn State’s Darrell Hill (shot put), Michael Shuey (javelin) and Steve Waithe (triple jump) and Purdue’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi (hammer throw) and Raheem Mostert (100- and 200-meter dashes).
BTN will air tape-delay coverage of the Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, May 25.
The complete results and All-Big Ten teams are attached above.
Final Day of Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships Now Underway
The final day of the Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships is underway at Rankin Track & Field in West Lafayette, Ind. Select the Championships Central link above for more information.
Wisconsin Extends Its Lead After Two Days of Competition
Wisconsin extended its lead after two days of competition of the Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The Badgers have compiled 64 points, while Nebraska and Michigan sit in second and third with 42 and 35 points, respectively.
Minnesota picked up two individual wins on Saturday, as Zach Siegmeier took home his second consecutive pole vault crown and Trevor Yedoni won the long jump title. Student-athletes from four other conference schools took home one individual title on Saturday - Michigan's Bradley James (high jump), Nebraska's Chad Wright (discus), Ohio State's Jackson Neff (3,000-meter steeplechase) and Wisconsin's Zach Ziemek (decathlon). For the complete Day 2 results, click the link below.
Day 2 of Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships is Underway
Day 2 of the Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships are now underway at Rankin Track & Field in West Lafayette, Ind. For more information, click on the Championships Central link above.
Wisconsin Leads After Day 1 of Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships
Wisconsin jumped out to a quick lead after Day 1 of the 2014 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The Badgers tallied 32 points after posting the top three spots in the 10,000-meter run (Reed Connor, Mohammed Ahmed, Michael VanVoorhis) and a second-place effort in the hammer throw (Michael Lihrman). Michigan sits in second place with 12 points, while Purdue is in third with 10 points. Boilermaker Chukwuebuka Enekwechi took home the hammer throw crown.
2014 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships Underway
The 2014 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships is underway at Rankin Track & Field in West Lafayette, Ind. Click the links above for championships information and heat sheets. For the championships preview, click here.