AUSTIN, Texas – University of Iowa track and field concluded its outdoor season at the NCAA Championships with an honorable mention finish from Big Ten Champion Tionna Tobias in the heptathlon.
Tobias began her final day of competition in 14th place with 3,438 points. Entering her strongest event of the evening, Tobias jumped a wind-aided 6.33 meters (20’ 9.25”) in the long jump to earn second and climb to ninth overall. Following a lengthy break after the javelin, Tobias finished her heptathlon with the 800-meters, crossing the line in 2:43.41. She finished 20th overall.
The Hawkeyes have concluded their track and field season. The men’s team finished tied for 37th with six team points. Select student-athletes will qualify for the USATF National Championships in Eugene, Oregon, July 6-9.
20. Tionna Tobias (5,269 points), honorable mention
2. Long Jump – 6.33 meters (20’ 9.25”), wind-aided (953)
22. Javelin – 22.97 meters (75’ 4.50”) (344)
21. 800-meters – 2:43.41 (534)