Miami Men's Track and Field Competes at Indiana's Hoosier Hills Invitational
muredhawks.com David Mitchell supplied one of Miami's two event wins by taking the 3K in Indiana. David Mitchell supplied one of Miami's two event wins by taking the 3K in Indiana.
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Feb. 18, 2005

Complete Results

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - RedHawks recorded nine top-three finishes in the 16 events contested at the Hoosier Hills Invitational on Friday, led by senior David Mitchell (Woodridge, Ill./Downers Grove South) winning the 3000 meters and sophomore Tom Herrmann (Upper Arlington, Ohio/Upper Arlington) winning the high jump.

Mitchell led a trio of RedHawks across the finish line, winning the race in 8:23.23, ahead of senior Chris Swisher (Milan, Ind./Milan) (8:29.74) and junior Dan Huling (Geneva, Ill./Geneva Community) (8:37.55). Herrmann leapt 6-6 in the high jump, two inches higher than junior Ceith Creekmur (Naperville, Ill./Waubonsie Valley), who tied for second.

In the 600-meter dash, senior Eric Sylvester (Cleveland, Ohio/St. Ignatius) finished second in 1:22.59, just five hundredths of a second short of victory. Aside from Miami's top-three sweep in the 3K and Sylvester's runner-up placing, Miami's only other top-three finish in running events came in the 4x400 relay, when the Miami squad took third in 3:24.33.

In the field events, senior Rich Collins (Marion, Ohio/Ridgedale) finished second in the pole vault with a leap of 14-5 1/4.

Miami's final indoor meet is Saturday, Feb. 26 at Denison University.