Published Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 8:31 pm / Updated at 8:38 pm
TRACK & FIELD
Huskers run away from Tide, Tar Heels

LINCOLN — Nebraska won 18 events Saturday at the Mark Colligan Memorial to sweep the team titles.

The Husker women recorded 147 points, easily outdistancing Alabama (110) and North Carolina (64). On the men's side, NU had 138 points, while Alabama had 102 and North Carolina 80.

Mara Griva won the long jump (20 feet, ľ inches) and triple jump (41-8Ĺ) for the Husker women, while Mara Weekes took the 60 meters (7.54 seconds) and 200 (24.16) titles.

Trevor Vidlak recorded a pair of personal-best times for the Husker men, winning the 3,000 in 4:05.55 and placing third in the 800 (1:54.11)

NU swept the top three spots in the men's pole vault, with Craig Driver winning with a personal-best vault of 16-10ĺ. Beau Simmons was second with a personal-best 16-6ĺ, while Christian Sanderfer was third at 15-11. Sanderfer was also part of the Huskers' winning 4x400 relay team.

Nebraska also took the top three spots in the women's 600 behind Ellie Grooters (1:32.19), Jelena Andjelkovic (1:33.06) and Morgan Woitzel (1:33.95). All three times were personal bests, and Grooters' mark ranked eight in the Big Ten.

Patrick Raedler won the men's triple jump with a leap of 50-8ĺ, and placed second in the long jump at 24-11.

The Huskers host their final indoor meet of the season Friday with the Nebraska Tune-Up, which begins at 12:30 p.m. at the Devaney Center.

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