TRACK AND FIELD: Three Eagles Post Provisional Marks At IU

first_imgFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare TRACK AND FIELD: Three Eagles Post Provisional Marks At IUSenior All-Americans Johnnie Guy (Palmyra, Indiana) and Tyler Pence (Springfield, Illinois) posted NCAA Division II provisional qualifying times in the 3,000 meters to lead the No. 14 University of Southern Indiana men’s track & field team Friday night at the Gladstein Invitational.Guy posted the fastest time in Division II thus far as he finished sixth in the fast section of the 3,000 meters, posting a school-record time of eight minutes, 5.22 seconds, just .52 seconds off an automatic qualifying mark.Pence finished 13th in the fast section of the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:19.46, a mark that ranks sixth, nationally.Sophomore Emily Roberts (Fredericktown, Ohio) also posted a provisional qualifying time in the women’s 3,000 meters. Roberts recorded the second-fastest time in program history and the 10th-best time in Division II this year as she crossed the finish line in fourth place with a mark of 9:50.15. Her time Friday night was more than 26 seconds faster than her season-best mark of 10:16.71 that she posted a year ago.USI concludes the weekend Saturday when it competes at the University of Indianapolis Collegiate Invitational in Indianapolis.last_img