Lubbock, Texas – Recap, team standings and featured results at the 2023 Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championship on Friday. At the end of Day 1 –11 champions were crowned, and two records broken after six events on Friday at the Sports Performance Center on the campus of Texas Tech.
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The Oklahoma State women’s team and Kansas men’s team are leading the team scores at the 2023 Big 12 Indoor Championships after the opening day. The Cowgirls topped the standings with 68 points, while the Jayhawks compiled 41 points to set the early pace in the men’s competition. Read more: How to watch the 2022 Big 12 Cross Country Championship?
Oklahoma sophomore Pippi Lotta Enok claimed her first Big 12 title as she became the second Sooner to win first place in the women’s pentathlon, scoring 4,207 points, closing out the competition with an impressive 800m run of 2:19.26 that helped secure the win for her.
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Abby Moore of Oklahoma also collected her first Big 12 title as she threw 20.88m in the weight throw. Iowa State’s Cam Jones won the men’s competition with a throw of 23.27 meters.
Oklahoma State’s Taylor Roe and Alex Maier swept the 5,000m run, with Roe, the reigning 3,000m 2022 Big 12 champion, clocking 16:08.37 for the win, and Maier earning a victory with a time of 14:11.72.
In the pole vault competition, OSU junior Ariadni Adamopoulou cleared 4.19 meters to claim the title, while Texas Tech’s Zach Bradford won his second consecutive pole vault title, clearing 5.63 meters.
Iowa State sophomore Sydney Willits became the Cyclones’ first long jump Big 12 title winner since 2018 as she leapt a career-high 6.33 meters. Nikaoli Williams became the second straight Sooner to win the long jump with a mark of 7.73 meters on Friday.
Coming off its nation’s leading Distance Medley Relay performance last week, Oklahoma State’s men’s team broke both the Big 12 meet and the Texas Tech facility record by running a 9:31.52 in the event.
The Cowboys broke their record set in 2015 by over five seconds for the program’s third consecutive DMR Big 12 title. The Cowgirls, meanwhile, claimed their second-straight DMR title with a time of 11:12.21 and also set a facility record.
The Championship’s second day will commence on Saturday with the men’s heptathlon starting at 11 a.m. CT, while field events begin at 1 p.m. CT with the women’s shot put.
The women’s 60m hurdles will kick off the running events at 2 p.m. CT, and live coverage will continue on Big 12 Now on ESPN+ while PrimeTime Timing will provide live results.
With Oklahoma State women’s team and Kansas men’s team leading after the opening day, the standings after day one of the 2023 Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championship are as follows:
Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Champions – Day One
Pentathlon: Pippi Lotta Enok, Oklahoma – 4207 points
Weight Throw: Abby Moore, Oklahoma – 20.88m
5,000 Meters: Taylor Roe, Oklahoma State – 16:08.37
Pole Vault: Ariadni Adamopoulou, Oklahoma State – 4.19m
Long Jump: Sydney Willits, Iowa State – 6.33m
Distance Medley Relay: Oklahoma State – 11:12.21
Weight Throw: Cam Jones, Iowa State – 23.27m
5,000 M: Alex Maier, Oklahoma State – 14:11.72
Pole Vault: Zach Bradford, Texas Tech – 5.63m
Long Jump: Nikaoli Williams, Oklahoma – 7.73m
Distance Medley Relay: Oklahoma State – 9:31.52
Big 12 Indoor Championships 2023 Standings After Day One:
- Oklahoma State 68
- Oklahoma 47.5
- Kansas State 34
- Iowa State 30
- Kansas 12.5
- Texas 11
- Texas Tech 11
- Baylor 8
- West Virginia 8
- TCU 4
- Kansas 41
- Texas 39
- Oklahoma State 29
- Texas Tech 28
- Iowa State 24
- Oklahoma 10
- Baylor 9
- TCU 8
- Kansas State 7