Hawkeyes Complete Day 1 At Drake

April 23, 2008

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DES MOINES, IA – The University of Iowa men and women’s track teams began competition at the 99th annual Drake Relays, Wednesday. Senior Tammilee Kerr completed the first half of the heptathlon while senior Ryan Niver and sophomore Frank Prill began the first half of the decathlon.

Kerr took third in the shot put with a career-best toss of 38-5, third in the high jump (5-6 ½), fourth in the 200 meters (25.18) and fifth in the 100-meter hurdles (14.55). Former Hawkeye Peaches Roach placed first in the 200 meters and the high jump.

Niver finished fifth in the long jump (22-3 ½), sixth in the 100 meters with a hand time of 11.0, his fastest of the season and seventh in the shot put (38-8 ¼). Prill took third in the 400 meters with a career-best time of 50.08

The Hawkeyes will continue competition at the Drake Relays, Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

WOMEN'S MEET RESULTS (Event Winner Plus Iowa Placers)
-Heptathlon-200 Meters1. Peaches Roach (Unat.) 23.654. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 25.18
100-Meters Hurdles1. Ryanne Dupree (Texas-SA) 13.535. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 14.55
High Jump1. Peaches Roach (Unat.) 5-11 ¼3. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 5-6 ½ (1.69 m)
Shot Put1. Fiona Asigbee (Unat.) 38-11 ½3. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 38-5 (11.71 m)
MEN'S MEET RESULTS (Event Winner Plus Iowa Placers)
-Decathlon-100 Meters1. Derek Gearman (Minn.) 10.66. Ryan Niver (Iowa) 11.014. Frank Prill (Iowa) 11.4
400 Meters1. Joe Detmer (Unat.) 48.593. Frank Prill (Iowa) 50.0813. Ryan Niver (Iowa) 52.18
Long Jump1. Derek Gearman (Minn.) 24-95. Ryan Niver (Iowa) 22-3 ½ (6.79 m)14. Frank Prill (Iowa) 20-1 (6.12 m)
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