TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Nine event wins propelled the Northern Iowa men’s track to victory Saturday at Indiana State’s Gibson Invitational.
The Panthers out-distanced their hosts, 229 1/2 to 205.
Combined with the women’s team, UNI won 10 events.
Among the highlights of the day were a first through fifth showing in the shot put with Kyler Yodts claiming victory with a throw of 58 feet, 8 1/2 inches.
Panthers’ William Blaser, Isaac Holtz, Darius King and Keegan Tritle followed.
Thomas Yezek won the discus with a toss of 171-9, while Holtz was second. Cameron Cantrall took second in the high jump clearing 6-feet-8.
On the track, Isaiah Trousil swept the 100 and 200 in 10.57 and 21.49, respectively, while Tayshaun Cooper was third in the 100 (10.85) and second int he 200 (21.70) as Elijah Hicks added a third in the 200 in 22.12.
Cole Phillips was second in the 110 hurdles in 14.55, while Jordan Pingel was fourth in both the 800 and 1,500.
Other wins went to Martavian Borseth in the triple jump going 46-10 3/4, and he was third in the long jump with a best leap of 22-4 1/4.
Jacob Smith won the 400 hurdles in 51.84 before helping Dan Blocker, Hicks and Matt Turcotte win the 4x100 in 41.10, and then he aided Sven Van Den Berg, Jojo Frost and Connor Blough to a win in the 4x400 in 3:15.10.
On the women’s side, Maddie Bell blazed her way to a win in the 200 in 24.46.
Kassidy Sharp was second in the high jump (5-5), and fourth in the triple jump (36-9).
Brooke Lorenz was third in the long jump (18-0 1/4), while Hope Koerperich (155-2), Sarah Pate (145-6) and Anna Hoyman (142-8) went 2-3-4 in the shot put.
Bell (12.10) and Taylor Raines (12.23) finished third and four in the 100. Bell, Maddie Irmen, Lyndsie Schinkel and Jolissa Kriegel were second in the 4x400 in 3:52.39.
Brette Correy (4:30.31) and Tiffany Christensen (4:36.65) went 3-4 in the 1,500.