Jan. 27, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, IN – Hawkeye junior Shane Maier won the shot put with an NCAA provisionally qualifying 58-8 1/2 during Saturday’s competition at the Gladstein Invitational in Bloomington, IN. The Hawkeyes recorded 12 top-three finishes in the second day of the 18-team, co-ed meet on the Indiana University campus.
Hawkeye juniors Ryan Niver and Jeremy Petsche placed second and third, respectively, in the high jump. Niver’s mark of 6-9 was a collegiate best. Freshman Frank Prill was runner-up in the heptathlon with 4,651 points, which ranks fourth on Iowa’s all-time best performers list. He won the 60-meter hurdles (8.51) and placed second in the pole vault (14-3 1/4) and 1,000 meters (2:48.40) in Saturday’s competition. Hawkeye sophomore Bobby Windauer also placed fourth in the heptathlon (4,475 points), winning the 1,000 meters in 2:48.35. Sophomore John Hickey placed second in the shot put (57-7 1/2), while freshman Paul Chaney, Jr. ran a collegiate-best 6.91 in the 60 meters to place third. Iowa’s 1,600-meter relay of senior David Pierre, freshmen Zach Splan and Ray Varner and junior Max Milder also placed third in a season-best 3:14.45.
Iowa’s next competition will be February 2-3 at the Meyo Invitational in South Bend, IN.
1. Stann Waithe (MICH) 21.65
8. Paul Chaney, Jr. (I) 21.98
1. Ricardo Bell (ITC) 1:18.47
5. Prince Riley (I) 1:19.82
1. Andrew Ellerton (MICH) 1:52.51
10. Daniel Peoples (I) 1:55.50
1. Kiwan Lawson (IND) 24-1 1/2
4. Aaron Reed (I) 23-1 3/4
Click HERE for Saturday’s complete results.