Penn State women win second Big Ten T&F crown in last four years

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Penn State women win second Big Ten T&F crown in last four years

Penn State won the 2017 Big Ten Women’s Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. The Nittany Lions posted two individual titles and claimed one relay to secure Penn State’s fourth Big Ten Championship and first since 2014.

Penn State tallied 96.5 team points, while Purdue was second with 94 points. Ohio State was third with 83 points, while Minnesota finished fourth with 70 and Indiana was fifth with 69 points.
The Nittany Lions recorded first-place finishes from Danae Rivers in the 800-meter run and Dannielle Gibson in the triple jump. Penn State’s team of Julie Kocjancic, Tichina Rhodes, Rachel Banks and Rivers also picked up the team title in the distance medley relay.

BTN will air tape-delayed coverage of the Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships at 6 p.m. ET on Monday, February 27.

FINAL STANDINGS
1 Penn State 96.5
2 Purdue 94
3 Ohio State 83
4 Minnesota 70
5 Indiana 69
6 Wisconsin 64.5
7 Michigan 54
8 Nebraska 48
9 Maryland 47
10 Iowa 34
11 Michigan State 24
12 Illinois 18

FIRST TEAM
Katherine Receveur, Indiana
Brittany Brown, Iowa
Gina Sereno, Michigan
Madeline Strandemo, Minnesota
Sade Olatoye, Ohio State
Karrington Winters, Ohio State
Rachel Banks, Penn State
Dannielle Gibson, Penn State
Julie Kocjancic, Penn State
Tichina Rhodes, Penn State
Danae Rivers, Penn State
Chloe Abbott, Purdue
Symone Black, Purdue
Savannah Carson, Purdue
Devynne Charlton, Purdue
Janae Moffitt, Purdue
Jahneya Mitchell, Purdue
Brionna Thomas, Purdue
Taylor Amann, Wisconsin
Georgia Ellenwood, Wisconsin

SECOND TEAM
Pedrya Seymour, Illinois
Brenna Calder, Indiana
Micha Powell, Maryland
Peyton Wade, Maryland
Jaimie Phelan, Michigan
Claire Borchers, Michigan
Julia Hall, Michigan
Jamie Morrissey, Michigan
Agnes Esser, Minnesota
Andrianna Jacobs, Nebraska
Tierra Williams, Nebraska
Aaliyah Barnes, Ohio State
Maggie Barrie, Ohio State
Beatrice Hannan, Ohio State
Rachel Weber, Ohio State
Tessa Barrett, Penn State
Megan McCloskey, Penn State
Alyssa Robison, Penn State
Brenna Detra, Wisconsin

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