IOWA CITY — Mayson Conner and Elijah Lucy won events to lead the Nebraska men to a first-place standing heading into the final day of the Big Ten outdoor championships.
After the second day of competition, Nebraska has 41.5 points, half a point ahead of Indiana. The NU women are third with 32.5 points, with Indiana (48) leading.
Conner cleared 7 feet, 3¾ inches in the high jump to complete a sweep of the indoor and outdoor conference titles. Lucy also completed a sweep of the long jump titles, earning gold with a 24-10½.
Andy Jacobs tied for third in the women’s pole vault at 13-6¼.
Four Huskers qualified for Sunday’s track finals. Luke Siedhoff will compete in the men’s 110-meter hurdle final after winning his heat at 13.97. Chanel Freeman (13.20) and Jasmine Barge (13.36) will run in the women’s 100-meter hurdle final, and Lakayla Harris (11.89) qualified for the 100.
Ty Moss recorded the second-fastest 800 time at 1:49.55.
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