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Track and Field

Huskers Win Two Titles at Prairie Wolf Invitational

Sixteen members of the Nebraska track and field team competed at the Prairie Wolf Invitational on Friday at the Devaney Center Indoor Track.

Elliott Purdy won the men's weight throw title with a toss of 52-6 3/4 (16.02m), while Abby Volkmer finished first in the 3000m in 10:43.59.

Till Steinforth posted a personal-best 6-4 1/4 (1.94) in the high jump to finish as runner-up. Kolby Heinerikson and Matthias Algarin took fourth and fifth after clearing 6-0 1/2 (1.84m) and 5-10 1/2 (1.79m).

Seth Baylus added a runner-up finish, tying his indoor personal-best 60m time of 7.06.

Betty Rosvold brought in a pair of third-place finishes in the weight throw (51-11 3/4,15.84m) and the shot put (43-1 1/2, 13.14m).

In the long jump, Kerrigan Myers placed third with a leap of 16-11 1/4 (5.16m).

On Saturday, the full Husker squad will host the Mark Colligan Memorial with Azusa Pacific, Missouri, Utah State and William Carey all competing against the Huskers. Field events start at 11:15 a.m. and running events start at 11:45 a.m.