Washington Qualifies for Hurdle Final on Day One of Meyo Invitational
MGOBLUE Herman Washington
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Herman Washington
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Feb. 4, 2012

Site: South Bend, Ind. (Loftus Center)
Event: Meyo Invitational (Day 1 of 2)
U-M Team Result: No Team Scoring
Next U-M Event: Saturday, Feb. 4 -- at Notre Dame Meyo Invitational - Day 2 (South Bend, Ind.), 10 a.m.

Event Winners/U-M Finishers (Day 1)

60-meter Hurdles (Prelims)
 1. Greggman Swift, Indiana State      7.79q
 9. Herman Washington, U-M             8.16q
18. Erick Gavin, U-M                   8.24
 
Pole Vault
 1. Mark Hollis, Nike               17-7.00 (5.36m)
 5. Jack Greenlee, U-M             16-11.00 (5.16m)
22. Taylor Voice, U-M               15-3.25 (4.66)
--  Austin DeWildt, U-M                  NH
 
5,000-meter Run
 1. Walter Luttrell, Kentucky      14:14.35
--  Sean Bone, U-M                      DNF
 
Distance Medley Relay
 1. Indiana                         9:53.74
 2. Michigan                        9:54.66
   (Nathan Karr, Brian Snyder,
    Dan Martin, James Yau) 
 
1,000-meter Run
 1. Chris O'Hare, Tulsa             2:20.99
12. Nick Thomas, U-M                2:27.26
32. Ben Reed, U-M                   2:34.92
33. Jake Schweinsberg, U-M          2:39.40
 
500-meter Dash
 1. Aaron Younger, Rutgers          1:02.39
 7. Troy Sneller, U-M               1:05.37
15. Dan Tyler, U-M                  1:06.15
 
Long Jump
 1. Taylor Stewart, London Track    25-5.25 (7.76m)
16. James Vincent, U-M             22-11.25 (6.99m)
18. Patrick Cochran, U-M            22-9.25 (6.94m)
 
35-lb. Weight Throw
 1. Brandon Pounds, Indiana State  66-11.00 (20.40m)
--  Justin Gaumer, U-M                  DNS
 



N O T E S

Jack Greenlee (16-11.00 [5.16m], pole vault) and James Vincent (22-11.25 [6.99m], long jump) each set new personal records.

• Michigan competed in the Meyo Invitational for the 10th consecutive year.

• Sophomore Herman Washington ran a time of 8.16 to finish ninth in the 60-meter hurdle prelims and qualify for tomorrow's final at 2:50 p.m.

Contact: Whitney Dixon (734) 763-4423