Eight Boilermakers To Billy Hayes Invite

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Byron Ferrell will be among three Purdue men competing in the pole vault on Friday.
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Byron Ferrell will be among three Purdue men competing in the pole vault on Friday.
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May 3, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue track and field teams will send eight student-athletes to the Billy Hayes Invitational in Bloomington, Ind., for one final tune-up before the Big Ten Championships. Five men and three women will make the trip to Friday’s meet as finals week wraps up on Purdue's campus.

On the men’s side, Zach Saunders, Byron Ferrell, and Mitch Erickson will compete in the pole vault. Brandon Winters and Shane Mikesky are the other men making the trip for Purdue. Both will compete in the 110m high hurdles. For the women, Terri Anderson, Dani Bunch, and Breann Fife will make the roughly two hour trip. Anderson is scheduled to throw the discus. Bunch will throw the shot put while Fife will compete in the hammer throw.

Friday’s events are scheduled to take place all day. Live scoring will be available at PurdueSports.com. A full recap will be posted on the official Purdue athletics site following the completion of the day’s events.