Jordan Pingel-Pella-UNI
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Panthers Set For Musco

The UNI track and field program is set to head to Iowa City, Iowa, on Saturday, April 22 to compete in the Musco Invitational.

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Maddie Bell-Hudson-UNI ©Mike Byrnes

Maddie Bell-Hudson-UNI
©Mike Byrnes©Mike Byrnes

The meet will take place in the afternoon with field events starting at noon and action on the track getting underway at 1:55 p.m. The Panthers will be competing against teams from Creighton, Dubuque, Iowa Central, Iowa State, Iowa, Simpson, Wartburg, and Western Illinois along with MVC foes Drake and Loyola.

UNI will be traveling its largest group of the season with 39 men and 38 women competing on Saturday. The Panthers are coming off yet another successful weekend of track and field after competing at the Tom Botts Invitational.

Twenty-two women and 27 men recorded season-best marks while in Columbia, Mo., with 31 Panthers ranked in the top-eight in their respective events. UNI heads into the weekend with eight athletes ranked in the top-48 in the NCAA West in eight events.

Men’s NCAA West Region Top-48:
3. Brandon Carnes – 100 Meters – 10.17 (UNI/MVC record)
3. Brandon Carnes – 200 Meters – 20.31 (Wind-aided)
24. Jon Rus – 110 Hurdles – 14.18
25. Isaac Holtz – Discus – 177-7.00
35. Jordan Pingel – 800 Meters – 1:50.19
38. Cole Phillips – 110 Hurdles – 14.37 (Wind-aided)
38. Jacob Smith – 400 Hurdles – 52.52

Women’s NCAA West Region Top-48:
23. Sarah Pate – Hammer – 195-6.00
35. Hope Koerperich – Discus – 165-8.00

Men’s NCAA Top-50:
5. Brandon Carnes – 200 Meters – 20.31 (Wind-aided)
7. Brandon Carnes – 100 Meters – 10.17 (UNI/MVC record)

Women’s NCAA Top-50:
48. Sarah Pate – Hammer – 195-6.00