Nebraska, UW men & Michigan women lead T&F championships

The Nebraska and Wisconsin men and Michigan women lead after Friday’s opening day of the 2014 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships in Geneva, Ohio. Action resumes, both for the men and women, at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday.

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Nebraska and Wisconsin men tied after Day 1

The Huskers and Badgers tallied 41.50 points, each picking up a first-place effort on the first day of competition. Nebraska’s Patrick Raedler took home his second-consecutive long jump crown (7.68 meters) and Wisconsin’s Reed Connor won the in the 3,000-meter run (7:51.58).

Michigan State currently sits in third place with 28 points, while Minnesota (20 points) and Purdue (17 points) follow at fourth and fifth, respectively.

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Michigan women leads after Day 1 of Big Ten Championships

Michigan got off to a strong start on the first day of the 2014 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships on Friday. The Wolverines won two events, including the distance medley relay team of Jaimie Phelan, Maya Long, Danielle Pfeifer and Brook Handler (11:12.52) and Erin Busbee in the long jump (6.20 meters). Michigan tallied 38 points, while Indiana was right behind the Wolverines, earning 35 points. Nebraska (30 points), Penn State (28.5 points) and Minnesota (23.5 points) sit at third, fourth and fifth, respectively.

Competition resumes at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday.

 

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