June 8, 2013
The Big Ten concluded the final day of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with 14 top-eight finishes. In the team standings, the Illinios women and Penn State men led the way, both finishing 14th overall.
Andy Bayer, IND, 1,500 (8th)
Justin Austin, IOWA, 200 (6th)
Kiyvens Delaunay, IOWA, triple jump (8th)
Amanda Eccleston, MICH, 1,500 (5th)
Leah O'Connor, MSU, 3,000 steeplechase (5th)
Bill Stanley, OSU, javelin (4th)
Robby Creese, PSU, 1,500 (6th)
Dani Bunch, PUR, shot put (8th)
Maverick Darling, WIS, 5,000 (4th)
Reed Connor, WIS, 5,000 (6th)
Austin Mudd, WIS, 1,500 (4th)
Illinois men, 4x400 relay (5th)
Illinois women, 4x400 relay (5th)
Iowa men, 4x100 relay (6th)
June 7, 2013
Two event titles and two runner-up finishes highlighted Day 3 of the NCAA Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. Illinois' Ashley Spencer placed first in the 400-meter dash, while Indiana's Derek Drouin leaped 2.34 meters to secure the high jump crown. Additionally, Nebraska's Chad Wright (discus) and Penn State's Casimir Loxsom (800) placed second in their respective events. The complete list of Big Ten student-athletes placing in the top eight on Friday appear below.
Morolake Akinosun, ILL, 100 dash (8th)
Samantha Murphy, ILL, 800 (5th)
Stephanie Richartz, ILL, pole vault (6th)
Ashley Spencer, ILL, 400 (1st)
Derek Drouin, IND, high jump (1st)
Ali Arastu, MICH, 400 hurdles (4th)
Tori Franklin, MSU, triple jump (4th)
Harun Abda, MINN, 800 (4th)
Travis Burkstrand, MINN, 800 (8th)
Wally Ellenson, MINN, high jump (8th)
Mara Griva, NEB, triple jump (6th)
Miles Ukaoma, NEB, 400 hurdles (6th)
Chad Wright, NEB, discus (2nd)
Brannon Kidder, PSU, 800 (3rd)
Casimir Loxsom, PSU, 800 (2nd)
Geoff Davis, PUR, high jump (3rd)
June 6, 2013
Five Big Ten track & field student-athletes earned top-eight finishes on Day 2 of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore, which can be found below. Several other student-athletes also qualified for event finals. See which athletes qualified for event finals by clicking the live results link above.
Taja Moore, IND, discus (7th)
Beth Rohl, MSU, discus (3rd)
Micah Hegerle, MINN, hammer (6th)
Janis Leitis, NEB, long jump (8th)
Mike Hartfield, OSU, long jump (3rd)
June 5, 2013
Five Big Ten student-athletes finished in the top eight of their respective events on Day 1 of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore, which can be found below. Additionally, several other conference student-athletes qualified for event finals. See which athletes qualified for event finals by clicking the live results link above.
Mara Griva, NEB, long jump, (4th)
Chad Wright, NEB, shot put, (5th)
Lauren Kenney, PSU, javelin (5th)
Laura Loht, PSU, javelin, (4th)
Danny Block, WIS, shot put (6th)
June 4, 2013
The Big Ten will be well-represented at the 2013 NCAA Championships this week, as 130 student-athletes from all 11 Big Ten men's and women's outdoor track and field teams set to compete at the national meet. The four-day event, held in Eugene, Ore., at the University of Oregon, begins Wednesday and concludes on Saturday.
The championships get underway at Noon PT on Wednesday, while Thursday's competition begins at 11 a.m. Friday's action starts at 12:30 p.m., and Saturday's events begin at 1 p.m. ESPN3/ESPNU will broadcast the majority of the meet, with supplementary webcasting on Pac-12 Live Stream. For more information, please click HERE.
For more championships information and field and event breakdowns, visit the links above.