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April 14, 2014

Metro roundup:ISU women win at Illinois

Indiana State’s women’s track and field team dominated the field and the men were second Saturday at the Illinois Twilight meet.

ISU’s women had 250 points to 141 for Illinois. The Illinois men won their Senior Day meet with 253 points to 158 for ISU.

Greggmar Swift ran under the facility record but was beaten by Vanier Joseph; Joseph now holds the facility record of 13.41 seconds with Swift was a step behind at 13.43; they are currently first and second nationally.

Mary Theisen won shot put (54-feet-11.25) to lead an ISU sweep of that event and was second in discus (174-10). Whitney Walker (46-5.5) and Katelyn Rutz (46-1.25) were second and third in shot.

ISU also swept long jump led by Carmelia Stewart (19-3.25), Kelly Steffen (19-1.25) and Kaisha Martin (18-9.75). Stewart also won triple jump (39-5).

Katie Wise won two events and ran a leg on the winning 4x100 team. Her time of 11.25 seconds in the 100 ranks sixth in the nation and her win in the 200 (23.51) ranks 21st. The relay team, also consisting of Alethia Marrero, Demetra Camble and Martin, won in 45.24 seconds.

Camble also placed second in the 100 (11.81) and third in the 200 (24.32) and Merrero won the 400 hurdles (59.71). Kimyanna Rudolph won pole vault (13-4.5) with Hannah McKnight third (12-8.75) and Lauren Rice fifth (12-2.75).

The Sycamore men were dominant in the 400-meter hurdles, as they went 1-2-4 with Jonathan Jackson winning (52.14), Max Tuttle second (52.37) and Arqeil Shaw fourth (52.97).

The women won the 4x400 relay (3:44.87), with the men fourth (3:15.53).


Stevenson, Jovanovich win — At Rea Park, Dusty Jovanovich and Kyle Stevenson won the open division in the two-man best-ball event concluded Sunday at the course.

The winners had rounds of 65 and 68 to finish with an 11-under-par 133 score. Tom Jones and Chris Keen took second with 135.

Bobby Watkins and Jim Homburg carded 137 to take senior-division honors.

Open division

Championship flight

133 — Dusty Jovanovich-Kyle Stevenson 65-68

135 — Tom Jones-Chris Keen 68-67

139 — A.Nasser-B.Bocard 67-72, M.Bird-F.Reynolds 68-71

First flight

139 — Don Alumbaugh-Ted Kaperak 72-67

144 — E.Hughes-D.McDonald 76-68

145 — S.Anderson-C.Adamson 74-71

Senior division

Championship flight

137 — Bobby Watkins-Jim Homburg 71-66

141 — K.McCrea-S.Cuvelier 69-72, G.Amies-J.Jenkins 71-70

First flight

143 — Jerome Trierweiler-B.J. King 74-69

144 — K.Bosc-J.Ellinger 72-72

145 — E.Horrall-D.Stockberger 73-72

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