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By Christopher Webb With NCAA nationals around the corner the IU track and field squad were hoping to fill a couple of seats on their trip to Texas next week for the NCAA nationals, The IU track and field squad went into this week with aspirations of getting at least one of their members into the NCAA nationals next week and by an inch of a nail, the Hoosiers did just that. Junior shot putter Monique Riddick moved into 15 th on the national list with a heave of 16.66- meters and though she finished in second place at the Iowa State NCAA Qualifier, Riddick’s heave may have been good enough to get one of the final spots in the shot put at the NCAA nationals. “I feel confident that I will get in,” Said Riddick of her chances getting the last spot at nationals
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Unformatted text preview: “I feel like the underdog going in but I am optimistic.” IU Coach, Ron Helmers did not get what he was looking for out of his team at the Alex Wilson Invitational but was optimistic about Riddick’s chances. “We didn’t get done, what we wanted to get done,” Said Coach Helmers of the meet “We had two goals this week: improve our marks on the season and get people to qualify for nationals and we gave the right people that chance and [Monique] took the opportunity.” The Hoosier squad also got some great performances at the Iowa State Qualifier from junior Kind Butler, who won both the 60 and 200-meters with a time of 6.70 and 20.95. Sophomore Patrick Onye won the men’s weight throw with a heave of 20.17-meters....
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course JOUR 200 taught by Professor Donlon during the Fall '10 term at Indiana.

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