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Track and Field Finishes Indiana Relays



Day Two: Final Results

Day One: Preliminary Results

 

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The DePaul men's and women's track and field teams wrapped up the second and final day of the Indiana Relays on Saturday.  The Blue Demons posted BIG EAST Championship qualifying performances in five events during the final rounds at the Gladstein Fieldhouse.

 

Junior Claire Duck notched a time of 4:56.74 to grab first place in the mile run and surpass the BIG EAST standard of 5:08.44.  Her performance marked the best women’s mile run from any Blue Demon this season.

 

For the fourth time this season, sophomore Gabe Harris posted a BIG EAST qualifying performance in the men’s 400m run finals.  He finished fourth in the race with a time of 48.76, breaking through the standard of 49.84.

 

After posting a season-best weight throw of 17.60m in Friday’s preliminary round, freshman Brad Millar notched a throw of 17.08m to place sixth in the finals.  He has exceeded the BIG EAST standard of 14.97m in every competition this season.

 

The women’s throwing events saw senior Jamie Holifield and junior Tammy Burris continue their season-long streak of BIG EAST qualifying performances.  Holifield registered a mark of 16.77m to place fourth in the weight throw finals, surpassing the standard of 15.25m.  Burris placed eighth in the shot put finals with a throw of 13.10m and broke through the standard of 12.50m.

 

Junior Allyson Petersen snatched third place in the women’s 800m run finals, posting a time of 2:17.79.

 

No team scores were kept at the meet that placed DePaul in a field of competition with BIG EAST rival Cincinnati and intrastate rivals Eastern Illinois, Illinois State, Illinois, Loyola-Chicago, and SIU-Edwardsville. 

 

The Blue Demons return to action next weekend at the Iowa State Classic.  The two day meet runs Friday through Saturday.