The Big Ten Conference office announced Tuesday the 2013 Big Ten men’s and women’s outdoor track and field individual award winners. See the men and women’s superlative winners in this post.
The Nebraska men took home the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships title on Sunday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. One individual champion, a relay victory and five second-place finishes led Nebraska to its first Big Ten outdoor title.
Nebraska claimed the lead on Day Two of the Big Ten Championships at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. The Huskers have 46.50 points, followed by Wisconsin with 44.50 and Minnesota with 35. Indiana sits in fourth place with 33 points and Ohio State has 23.
The Wisconsin men took home the 2013 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships title on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. Three individual champions and five second-place finishes led Wisconsin to its 23rd overall Big Ten indoor title and first since 2008.
As part of our celebration of the 40th anniversary of Title IX, BTN profile’s Ohio State track coach Karen Dennis.
For the sixth consecutive year, BTN will televise seven winter Big Ten Championships, including men’s and women’s swimming and diving, wrestling, men’s and women’s indoor track and field and men’s and women’s gymnastics. Every event will be produced in high definition.
Gia Lewis-Smallwood is a former discus thrower at Illinois who recently qualified for the 2012 London Olympics as a member of Team USA. In her first Big Ten Olympic journal for BTN.com, she writes about what it’s like to make the Olympics at the age of 33. Read her first entry in this post and find more Big Ten Olympic journals here.