Purdue teams starts great at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Purdue men’s and women’s track and field teams had a great first day at the 2009 Big Ten Outdoor Championships, hosted by Ohio State at Jesse Owens Track Stadium on Friday. Both the men and the women sit in third place in the team standings as the men scored 10 points and the women tallied 14.
Summers Wins 10,000 at MAC Championships
AKRON, Ohio – Ohio junior Kari Summers (Troy, Ohio) won the 10,000 meters and senior Susan Plungis (Great Barrington, Mass.) took second in the javelin to land the Bobcats in second place after four scored events on day one of the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The host Akron Zips hold the lead over the 12-team field, as they try to win their fifth-consecutive team title.
US Virgin Islands’ Tabarie Henry beats Gay in 400m in Austin
TEXAS, USA — US Virgin Islands’ Tabarie Henry ran a big personal best in the men’s 400m on his way to defeating an impressive looking world sprint double champion Tyson Gay at the Texas Invitational meet on the fast University of Texas track here in Austin on Saturday.