Bayer, Blanchard and Ehrman Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

Bayer, Blanchard and Ehrman Named CoSIDA Academic

Bayer, Blanchard and Ehrman Named CoSIDA Academic All-District FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 31, 2012
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Bayer, Blanchard and Ehrman Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana distance runners Andy Bayer, Chelsea Blanchard and Breanne Ehrman have been named CoSIDA Academic All-District, the organization of sports information directors announced. The honor is the first step in earning Academic All-America honors. Bayer (3.60, Biology) and Blanchard (3.97, Visual Arts Education) both earned Academic All-America honors a year ago, while Ehrman (3.98, Elementary Education) earned first team All-District honors last year as well.
 
Indiana track and field director and head coach Ron Helmer said that having athletes earn awards that honor both aspects of being a student-athlete are very rewarding in that they show the program is accomplishing its goals.
 
“We encourage our student-athletes to embrace the opportunity to thrive both in competition and in the classroom,” said Helmer. “To maintain a high-level GPA while also excelling on the track is an impressive accomplishment.
 
Indiana heads to Des Moines, Iowa next week for the NCAA Championships on June 6-9. For complete coverage of all things IU track and field, stay tuned to IUHoosiers.com.

Olympians, Top Collegians Clash At Larry Wieczorek Invitational

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The Larry Wieczorek Invitational this Friday and Saturday at the University of Iowa has it all: top professional athletes like Fred Kerley, Olympic champions and world record holders like Aries Merritt, and defending NCAA champions like Mikiah Brisco of LSU. 

Centro Passing On Indoors In 2018

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Olympic 1500m champion Matthew Centrowitz is skipping the indoor season and instead will race outdoors in Australia. 

20 Events You Cannot Miss at The VA Showcase!

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The 2017 VA Showcase saw 11 U.S. No. 1 performances, two national records, and its alumni went on to win a staggering 33 indoor national titles. Needless to say, it was the greatest regular season meet of all time. 

Mondo's Swedish Indoor Record, Men's Pole Vault Summit Marks Invalidated

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The 2018 UCS/Spirit National Pole Vault Summit in Reno, Nevada, featured some of the best elite performances in the event’s 28-year history, including world-leading marks by Mondo Duplantis and Sandi Morris.

FloTrack To Stream 16 International Events For UK And Ireland

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FloTrack will live-stream the following 16 events exclusively for subscribers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Who Are The NCAA's Next Christian Coleman & Raevyn Rogers?

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We're not asking the question "who's going to win the Bowerman Award next year?"

Aliphine Tuliamuk Joins HOKA NAZ Elite

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (January 17, 2018) — HOKA ONE ONE Northern Arizona Elite announced today that it has added seven-time National Champion Aliphine Tuliamuk to its roster. Tuliamuk, a graduate of Wichita State University, owns personal best of 15:18.86 for 5,000 meters, 31:54.20 for 10,000 meters and 1:09:49 for the half marathon.

Michael Saruni Highlights NCAA Weekend Performances

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The UTEP Miners apparently shouldn't be too concerned about the loss of last year's indoor and outdoor NCAA 800m champion Emmanuel Korir to the pro ranks. 

Mondo Duplantis Breaks World Record, Still Doesn't Eat Vegetables

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Mondo Duplantis continued his U20 dominance at the National Pole Vault Summit on Saturday in Reno, Nevada, with a new indoor world junior record of 5.83m. He was using a 5.10 pole for the first time, according to Becca Peter of Pole Vault Power. Watch the video here.

Molly Huddle Breaks American Record At 2018 Aramco Houston Half Marathon

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Molly Huddle broke the American record for half marathon by clocking 1:07:25 over 13.1 miles at the 2018 Aramco Houston Half Marathon on Sunday morning.