Salukis to compete in 104th Drake Relays

    Freshman Nikolai Gall

    Freshman Nikolai Gall

    April 24, 2013

    Drake Relays Central | Live Results

    By Tyler Wooten
    SIUSalukis.com

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Southern Illinois track and field will make the journey north to Iowa for the 104th running of the Drake Relays at Drake University on Thursday for three days of competition.

    More than 8,000 athletes from the professional, collegiate and high school ranks will descend upon Drake University for the event. A cavalcade of Olympic athletes, finalists and medalists from the 2012 Summer Olympic games in London will be in attendance -- including hurdler and Des Moines native Lolo Jones.

    Currently, there are 18 Salukis ranked in the top-three in the Missouri Valley Conference rankings, 17 Salukis ranked in the top-48 in the NCAA West Region and seven Salukis ranked in the top-50 nationally.

    The Relays will be featured prominently on the ESPN family of networks with a tape-delayed broadcast on Saturday evening from 7-8:30 p.m., CDT. Friday's events will be shown live on ESPN3 starting at 6:30 p.m. CDT.

    Men's MVC Event Rankings (Top-Three):
    100m Dash
    2. Eric Reeves - 10.69
    400m Dash
    1. Nikolai Gall - 47.82
    2. Christopher Nightengale - 48.19
    4x100m Relay
    2. Reeves, Gall, Palacious, Benes - 41.46
    4x400m Relay
    1. Gall, Sidwell, Green, Nightengale - 3:12.33
    Long Jump:
    2. Dougie Palacious - 7.36m (24-01.75)
    3. Eric Reeves - 7.34m (24-01.00)
    Triple Jump:
    1. Dougie Palacious - 15.64m (51-03.75)
    Shot Put:
    1. Josh Freeman - 18.09m (59-04.25)
    Discus Throw:
    3. J.C. Lambert - 50.86m (166-10)
    Hammer Throw:
    1. J.C. Lambert - 67.09m (220-01) - All-time MVC and SIU record

     

     

    Women's MVC Event Rankings (Top-Three):
    100m Hurdles:
    3. Remy Abrought - 13.86
    400m Hurdles:
    2. Tess Shubert - 59.49
    High Jump:
    3. Kenya Culmer - 1.75m (5-08.75)
    Long Jump:
    3. Lauren Cheadle - 5.95m (19-06.25)
    Shot Put:
    3. Kim Fortney - 16.29m (53-05.50)
    Hammer Throw:
    2. Kim Fortney - 63.75m (209-02)
    3. DeAnna Price - 63.22m (207-05)

    Men's NCAA West Region Rankings:
    Top 48 individuals, top 24 relays qualify (one relay per school)
    4. J.C. Lambert - Hammer Throw - 67.09m (220-01) - All-time MVC and SIU record
    11. Josh Freeman - Shot Put - 18.09m (59-04.25)
    11. Dougie Palacious - Triple Jump - 15.64m (51-03.75)
    29. Bradley Sauer - Hammer Throw - 60.50m (198-06)
    31. Curtis Wideman - Hammer Throw - 60.19m (197-06)
    33. Dougie Palacious - Long Jump - 7.36m (24-01.75)
    34. Eric Reeves - Long Jump - 7.34m (24-01.00)
    46. Bradley Sauer - Shot Put - 16.90m (55-05.50)
    47. Brett Kohler - 400m Hurdles - 52.87

    Women's NCAA West Region Rankings:
    Top 48 individuals, top 24 relays qualify (one relay per school)
    7. Kim Fortney - Hammer Throw - 63.75m (209-02)
    8. DeAnna Price - Hammer Throw - 63.22m (207-05)
    15. Kim Fortney - Shot Put - 16.29m (53-05.50)
    21. Kenya Culmer - High Jump - 1.75m (5-08.75)
    22. Tess Shubert - 400m Hurdles - 59.49
    32. Kenya Culmer - Triple Jump - 12.33m (40-05.50)
    33. Lauren Cheadle - Long Jump - 5.95m (19-06.25)
    45. Remy Abrought - 100m Hurdles - 13.86

    Men's National Rankings (Top-50):
    6. J.C. Lambert - Hammer Throw - 67.09m (220-01) - All-time MVC and SIU record
    19. Dougie Palacious - Triple Jump - 15.64m (51-03.75)
    28.Josh Freeman - Shot Put - 18.09m (59-04.25)

    Women's National Rankings (Top-50):
    12. Kim Fortney - Hammer Throw - 63.75m (209-02)
    13. DeAnna Price - Hammer Throw - 63.22m (207-05)
    23. Kim Fortney - Shot Put - 16.29m (53-05.50)
    47. Tess Shubert - 400m Hurdles - 59.49

    Saturday, Apr 19
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Lawrence, Kan. No team scores
    Friday, Apr 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Apr 26
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Jonesboro, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, May 3
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Normal, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, May 10
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Friday, May 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, May 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    Sunday, May 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    Thursday, May 29
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    Friday, May 30
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
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