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IU’s Track and Field Preview By Christopher Webb The IU men’s and women’s track and field launches their new season hosting the Indiana Open at the Gladstein Fieldhouse. The meet will take place on Saturday, January 8 th at 11am, were IU will be competing against Finley University, University of Kentucky and more. Coach Ron Helmers, in his 4 th year as IU’s Track and Field coach with almost the same team intact that he led into the 2010 season, believes that though the meet on Saturday is important he deemed it as just another obstacle in pursuing a Big Ten title. “Our program goal is to win a Big Ten title,” Said Coach Helmers “I also feel we have a team that can compete in National Championship as well and it (Indiana Open) does not fit in the context of what we are trying to do as a whole moving forward.” Coach Helmers
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Unformatted text preview: Said. The squad is bringing in the new year of 2011 with Senior Pole Vaulter Vera Neunswander; the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Runner-up in the Pole Vault, who is back this year after sitting out the 2010 season on a hiatus, doing student teaching. “The time away allowed me to rebuild myself to be better this year,” Said Neunswander “I practiced all year while teaching, hoping to get back and give Indiana the best name I can give it.” Neunswander Said Though some members from the 2009-2010 squads are back and ready to start the season, the squad will be without 2010 All Americans and IU Graduates, High Jumper Ashley Rhoades and Senior Pole Vaulter Jeff Kreuger as well as IU Graduate Long Distance Runner Miley Beckwith....
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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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