March 31, 2012
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Hoosiers Finish Up in Texas, at Purdue
AUSTIN, Texas & WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Indiana track and field posted big marks at both the Texas Relays and the Mike Poehlein Invitational on Saturday.
Darius King took second in the mens high jump, clearing 2.18m (7-1.75) and Derek Drouin was third with a clearance of 2.15m (7-0.5). Kings clearance moves him into fourth on IUs all-time list, and both Hoosiers rank amongst the top 10 this season in Division I.
Kelsie Ahbe cleared a season best 4.25m (13-11.25) in the womens pole vault for eighth place. The junior leads the Big Ten this season.
At Purdue, Dan Galos followed a Big PR in the hammer throw on Friday with a win in the discus on Saturday. The senior won by nearly three feet with a heave of 49.86m (163-7).
The womens discus saw Taja Moore take second at 45.78m (150-2). Monique Riddick was third in the womens shot put (14.85m (48-8.75)) and M.J. Doan was fifth (14.17m (46-6)).
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