Huskers Take 16 Titles at Nebraska Tune-Up
LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska track and field team captured 16 individual titles at the Nebraska Tune-Up, the final indoor home meet of the season, on Friday in front of a crowd of 1,208 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center Indoor Track.
The best finish of the day came in the men's 600 meters, as freshman Tony Nou edged Ty Moss for the title. Nou finished in 1:18.29, the No. 8 mark in NU school history, and Moss came in at 1:18.32, the No. 9 time in school history.
Nou's title was one of nine for the Huskers on the track. Fellow freshman Mia Morck was the champion of the women's 600 meters with a personal-best time of 1:32.42, just .01 off a top-10 mark all-time at Nebraska.
Wyatt McGuire was the champion in the mile with a season-best time of 4:11.58. Allie Binder won the women's 5,000 meters in 18:59.65.
Elsa Forsberg claimed the 800-meters crown with a time of 2:13.92, a new personal-best. Quashira McIntosh was the champion of the 200 meters with a season-best time of 24.64. Alex Nelson won the men's race with a personal-best time of 21.42.
Givon Washington won the men's 400 meters in a personal-best 48.38, while Cody Mroczek (48.88) and Dominic Bentil (49.15) rounded out the top three.
Ryan Martins captured the title in the 3,000 meters with a new lifetime-best time of 8:36.50.
In the field events, Kristina Insingo took first in the shot put with a distance of 50-10 (15.49m), and Jamesha Western finished second with a throw of 50-0 3/4 (15.26m). Both marks were personal bests. Burger Lambrechts won the men's shot put with a throw of 62-0 1/2 (18.91m), just shy of his personal best by two centimeters.
Mayson Conner won the men's high jump after clearing 7-2 1/2 (2.20m). Miles Griffith was second at 6-9 (2.06m). Candice Dominguez Fields was the top collegiate finisher in the women's high jump at 5-8 3/4 (1.75m).
Shylia Riley was the winner of the long jump with a mark of 19-5 1/2 (5.93m), a new season best. Kiara Hobson won the women's triple jump with a personal-best mark of 38-9 (11.81m). Jace Anderson was the top collegiate athlete in the men's triple jump, posting a mark of 47-5 1/4 (14.46m).
The Huskers will head to Ann Arbor, Michigan, next week for the Big Ten Indoor Championships. Competition will take place on Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23 at the U-M Indoor Track Building. Both days will begin at 9 a.m. (CT) and will be streamed live by both BTN Plus and FloTrack Pro on their respective subscription services.