Ferrell Wins Pole Vault At Billy Hayes

May 5, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Purdue men’s and women’s track and field teams wrapped up their regular seasons on Friday as nine Boilermakers competed at the Billy Hayes Track & Field Invite at Indiana University. Byron Ferrell was the top finisher as he won the men’s pole vault.

On the men’s side, Brandon Winters ran a time of 14.22 seconds to finish in second place. He had finished fifth in the prelims while Shane Mikesky finished in 17th with a time of 15.05 seconds. Josh Lee was a late addition to the meet and competed in the 400m dash. He finished fifth with a time of 48.76 seconds. Ferrell won the pole vault after he cleared 5.05m (16-06.75). Mitch Erickson finished in fourth in the event with a height of 4.95m (16-02.75) and Zack Saunders finished sixth with a height of 4.80m (15-09.00).

On the women’s side, Breann Fife finished in 18th in the hammer throw. The senior threw 44.64m (146-05). In the discus, Terri Anderson finished fourth. She threw 46.45m (152-05).

The Boilermakers are now off until the three day Big Ten Outdoor Championships in Madison, Wis., next weekend. Final results were not available for the Billy Hayes Invite at the time of release.




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