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Indiana men’s track and field shines at Tennessee Relays over the weekend


Indiana men’s track and field competed in the Tennessee Relays over the weekend and found consistent success throughout the meet. 

Senior Shaton Vaughn kicked things off Friday with the 400-meter hurdles invitational section, and he secured a second-place finish with a time of 53.69 seconds. In the open section of the event, junior Micah Camble finished third with a time of 54.56 seconds. 

In the 100-meter dash, graduate student Kenny Benton took second place with a time of 10.35 seconds to mark a new personal best. 

Shortly after, sophomore Gabriel Sanchez made his debut in the 1500-meter race open section, grabbing a second-place finish with a time of 3:51.86. Freshman Camden Marshall picked up a bronze medal in the invitational section of the event, crossing the line with a time of 3:46.82. 

The Hoosiers also found success in field events, as graduate student Jyles Ettiene and junior Grayson Rolen took third and fourth in the high jump with respective marks of 1.98 meters and 1.93 meters. 

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On Saturday, Indiana put on a show in the relays. In the 1500-meter relay, the team of senior Ben Miller, sophomore Tristan Forsythe, senior Skylar Stidam and graduate student Kyle Mau finished second with a time of 15:53.27. 

The 4x400-meter team, consisting of Camble, Vaughn, Benton and redshirt sophomore Parker Raymond, won the race with a time of 3:13.34. The sprint medley relay team also nabbed a gold medal, as the quartet of redshirt senior Rikkoi Brathwaite, junior Antonio Laidler, Benton and Marshall finished with a time of 3:22.86. 

Success in the relays continued for the Hoosiers in the 4x800-meter team, in which Sanchez, Mau, graduate student Cooper Williams and junior ​​Nick Couyomjian finished third with a time of 7:38.04. Rounding out the meet was the distance medley relay team, whose group of senior Dustin Horter, senior Arjun Jha, redshirt senior Zubin Muncherji and junior Reece Proctor took third with a time of 9:47.43. 

Next week, the Hoosiers will travel to Louisville, Kentucky, for the Louisville Invitational on April 15-16. 

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