NCAA track regional Friday and Saturday

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9 ISU athletes are competing in the NCAA track regional this weekend at Arkansas. They'll need top 5 finishes to qualify for the NCAA championship meet.

the 9 competing are:
Sean Wright who will compete in both the 200 and 400 meter dashes over the weekend. He will be joined by fellow junior and 2008 Missouri Valley Conference outdoor champion in the discus, Julius Smith, and by seniors Sean Bowman (steeplechase), Steve Daniel (triple jump) and Gary Ogburn (200 meter)

for the women:
The women’s team brings a quartet of competitors to the meet this weekend, led by sophomores Kylie Hutson and Erica Moore. Hutson and Moore both qualified for the 2008 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship earlier this year and both have aspirations for qualifying for the outdoor meet as well. Hutson, the MVC outdoor champion and all-time record holder in the pole vault, heads into the meet with the second-best jump in the region and the fifth-best in the country this season. Moore also heads in as a favorite, as her mark in the 400 hurdles currently ranks fifth in the region and 12th in the country.
Sophomore Lauren Martin and junior Jeann? Middleton round out the group of ISU women competing this weekend at the regional meet.

the ISU release:
http://www.gosycamores.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=15200&ATCLID=1475522

live results link
http://www.flashresults.com/2008_Meets/outdoor/MideastRegional/

the meet website, with live stats:
http://www.hogwired.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=65217&SPID=7267&DB_OEM_ID=6100&KEY=&ATCLID=1456231
 
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ISUCC

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Hutson wins! Moore advances

ISU's Kylie Hutson WON the women's pole vault and set a new Mideast regional record today at Arkansas by jumping 13-11.75, she advances to the NCAA meet in Des Moines in 2 weeks.

Erica Moore had the 2nd fastest time in the women's 400 meter hurdles with a 57.03, a new school record and olympic trials qualifier too, she'll try to make the NCAA meet tomorrow. The top 5 in the finals advance to the NCAA meet.

Jeanne' Middleton ran 11.59 in the 100, a new PR, but did not advance to the finals.

For the men, Sean Wright was 11th in the 400 in 47.22 and 24th in the 200 in 21.25, Gary Ogburn was 28th in the 200 in 21.77

the other ISU athletes compete on Saturday.

Results link
http://www.flashresults.com/2008_Meets/outdoor/MideastRegional/
 

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The Odum Level
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3 more ISU runners make NCAA's!

Erica Moore, Lauren Martin, and Steve Daniel all qualified for the NCAA championships today at Arkansas. They join Kylie Hutson, who won the women's pole vault last night.

Moore was 3rd in the 400 meter hurdles and Martin and Daniel were 4th in the triple jump, BOTH setting new school records in the process.

Sean Bowman was 17th in the Steeple and Julius Smith did not advance in the men's Discus throw.

ISU's women finished with 21 points, the highest of any MVC team in the Mideast regional. That put them just outside the top 10 in team points.

results:
http://www.flashresults.com/2008_Meets/outdoor/MideastRegional/
 
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