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Track and Field

Latimer Sets New Weight Throw School Record

The Nebraska track and field team closed out the home portion of its indoor season by winning 13 titles at the Nebraska Tune-Up on Friday at the Bob Devaney Sports Center Indoor Track.

Taylor Latimer broke the weight throw school record for the third time this season, winning the competition with a new personal best of 72-11 3/4 (22.24m). Latimer moved up to No. 10 in the nation and No. 3 in the Big Ten this season. Latimer also claimed the women's shot put crown with an indoor personal record of 55-10 1/2 (17.03m) on her last attempt. It was the No. 5 throw in school history and led a group of five Huskers atop the women's shot put standings. Amelia Flynt was the runner-up after an indoor PR of 51-2 1/4 (15.60m).

Brithton Senior got the Huskers off to a strong start on the day with a win in the 60-meter hurdles. Senior's time of 7.69 was a personal best and put him at No. 5 in school history, No. 2 in the Big Ten and tied for eighth nationally this season. 

Lorenzo Paissan won the 60 meters after a new lifetime best of 6.72, which moved him into a tie for ninth in school history. Andrew Bond was the runner-up in the event after also running a personal best, 6.78. Paissan also won the 200 meters with another personal best, 21.36. Johanna Ilves was the champion of the women's 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.48, while Kerrigan Myers took second at 8.57. 

Nick Bryant captured the 400 meters in a personal-best 47.53. Ramonia Clarke won the women's 400 meters in 56.76, while Karlie Moore was second after a PR 57.03.

Tyus Wilson won the high jump for the NU men after clearing a personal-best height of 7-1 (2.16m). Reid Nelson was the runner-up with an indoor PR of 6-9 3/4 (2.08m). 

Maxwell Otterdahl took the weight throw title at 72-3 1/2 (22.03m), while Josh Marcy was the runner-up with a throw of 64-2 1/4 (19.56m). Terrol Wilson was crowned champion of the triple jump with a mark of 48-10 3/4 (14.90m). 

Rhianna Phipps led a 1-2-3-4 Husker finish in the women's triple jump by winning with a jump of 41-9 1/4 (12.73m). Peace Omonzane was the silver medalist at 41-3 (12.57m). 

Niko Schultz led the Huskers in second place in the 600 meters with a time of 1:17.83, which is tied for sixth in school history. Lindsey Blehm took runner-up honors in the 600m with a personal-best time of 1:34.16. 

Till Steinforth was the runner-up in both the pole vault and 60-meter hurdles. His pole vault mark of 17-1 1/2 (5.22m) was another personal best in the event. Kevin Shubert (60-7 3/4, 18.48m) took second in the men's shot put. Clayton Keys and Favour Wanjoku were the runners-up in the long jump. Keys leaped 22-5 1/4 (6.84m), while Wanjoku recorded a jump of 19-0 3/4 (5.81m). 

The Nebraska women's 4x400m relay team of Marie Pfannenstiel, Lotavia Brown, Lindsey Blehm and Nieve Walsh won with a time of 3:43.42. 

The Huskers will head to the Big Ten Indoor Championships at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio next Friday and Saturday.