The Indiana University of Pennsylvania track and field team will look to continue a strong season this weekend at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Championships this weekend at Millersville University. A total of 42 athletes, 21 from each of the teams, will compete for the Crimson Hawks, as action gets underway Thursday morning and runs through Saturday at Biemesderfer Stadium.
Last weekend, a handful of Indiana University of Pennsylvania track and field athletes traveled to Philadelphia to run in the Penn Relays. For distance runner Clint Keller, the chance to run at this prestigious meet, which annually attracts some of the best amateur and professional track and field athletes in the world, can be summed up in two words.
The Indiana University of Pennsylvania track and field team wrapped up its outdoor regular season on Saturday at the Lock Haven Qualifier at Lock Haven University. IUP took an abbreviated squad to Lock Haven in the hopes of getting a few more athletes qualified in their respective events.
The old cliché says that revenge is a dish best served cold. For Indiana University of Pennsylvania senior Laurie Ajavon, the dish was served from atop the medal stand. Ajavon, who long jumped at the Penn Relays on Thursday, April 25, came back on short rest to jump two days later at Shippensburg’s Paul Kaiser Classic.
The Indiana University of Pennsylvania Crimson Hawks track & field teams hosted the annual Ed Fry Invitational Saturday at George P. Miller Stadium. The Crimson Hawks won nine events and were led by Krista Matsko, who doubled with victories in both hurdle events.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s men’s and women’s’ track and field teams both finished in sixth place at the 2013 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Indoor Championships in Edinboro, Sunday. One of the top scorers for the men’s team was Justin Long, finishing in fourth place in the 400 meter dash with a time of 49.
Eleven Indiana University of Pennsylvania athletes achieved conference qualifying marks, as members of the men’s and women’s track and field took part in the Kent State Tune-Up Saturday in Kent, Ohio. Six men hit the necessary marks needed to qualify for the conference championships.
The Crimson Hawks totaled 21 qualifying marks at the Bucknell Winter Classic Saturday. Notable victories were brought home by Laurie Ajavon and Steph Beaudette. Ajavon earned victories in both the long and triple jumps. She leaped 11.72 meters in the triple jump and 5.
The men’s indoor track team finished 11th overall out of 21 teams, while the women finished 12th out of 21 teams at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II Team Challenge at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. Led by Ross Moreau, who won the men’s shot put with a throw of 16.
IUP track and field put forward a solid effort at the Penn State National Invitational this past Saturday, as two Crimson Hawks posted National Collegiate Athletic Association provisional marks and 14 other athletes post Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference qualifying marks.
The Indiana University of Pennsylvania athletic department has revealed the full 2013 outdoor track and field schedule. The agenda consists of seven meets and one invitational, with the first meet being the two-day Raleigh Relays held at North Carolina State on March 29 and 30.
The IUP indoor track & field men’s and women’s teams will compete in five matches prior to the postseason for the 2012-13 winter season. The schedule, released Wednesday, gives the Crimson Hawks five warm-up matches before the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championships February 22-24 at Edinboro University.
Over the weekend, Holden Wallace, a sophomore, broke a four-year old IUP record in the hammer throw. Along with Wallace, IUP’s men’s and woman’s team won six events at the Ed Fry Invitational at George P. Miller Stadium Saturday.
Brandon Ford and Ayanna LeBlanc, who continue to lead the Crimson Hawks men's and women's track and field teams, finished second in the triple jump and shot put respectively, this Saturday in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships in Edinboro.
IUP enters this week’s pivotal matchup against Clarion with the news that they’re seventh in the first regional rankings of the year. Seventh isn’t the place that any team wants to be this time of the year.