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IU Track and Field - jumper junior Derek Drouin who were named men’s Track and Field Athletes of the Year “It feels good to be honored but I

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IU Track and Field Honored By Christopher Webb Before the IU track and field squad will try to hoist up a national championship trophy this upcoming Friday in Central Texas, they will have the privilege to hoist up four slightly lighter ones. The IU track and field program was honored on Monday with three Hoosier athletes receiving admirable recognition from the United Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Associated, who also named IU Coach, Ron Helmer, Coach of the Year. “I appreciate the honor because it’s recognition of what our staff and kids have done this season,” Coach Helmer Said “This honor was more of a reflection of what our kids were supposed to do and the athletes just arose to the occasion.” The IU men athletes honored this week were distant runner, sophomore Andy Bayer and high
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Unformatted text preview: jumper, junior Derek Drouin, who were named men’s Track and Field Athletes of the Year. “It feels good to be honored but I attribute the honor to my teammates and to Coach Helmer,” Bayer Said “Coach Helmer did a wonderful job in preparing me for this season.” No.1 Ranked shot putter in the country, senior Faith Sherrill, was named women’s Field Athlete of the Year for a second straight season and although Sherrill won, she was bit nervous if she will ever get the recognition again. “I was excited to hear that I won,” Sherrill Said “After winning last year, I wondered if I would ever win it again and it was just relieving to get it for a second straight year.”...
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