Illinois State's 1,600-meter relay team clocked a school record 3 minutes, 11.59 seconds to place third in Saturday's Meyo Invitational, hosted by Notre Dame.

Handling the baton were Anderson Devonish, Derrius Rodgers, Brandon Gage and Ben Montgomery. They broke the 1980 mark of 3:13.04.

In the 60 high hurdles, Kentre Patterson took second in 7.95, which ranks second in ISU history. Kelsie Prear moved to 10th in ISU history in the 60, placing third in 7.58. Teammate Hattie Plumb moved to ninth in school history in the 800 at 2:12.32. Also moving to ninth in ISU annals was Grace Beattie, who sped 4:53.76 in the mile.

Freshman Logan Calvin was third in the shot put at 56-6.75, the fifth best throw in ISU history. Teammate Anthony McRoberts took third in the high jump (6-11).

The ISU women's 1,600 relay took fourth in a Missouri Valley Conference leading team of 3:45.22. The unit included Emily Cowan, D'Jenne Egharevba, Nicole Humenik and Ashleigh Wilson.


Track team nets 6 wins: The IWU men's and women's indoor track teams combined to win six events in the Keck D-III Select Invitational at Shirk Center.

The IWU men (83) and women (108) both placed second behind Washington (Mo.) among seven teams.

Winning for the IWU women were Amelia Glueck in the long jump (18-9.25), Victoria Drake in the 3,000 (10:39.91) and Shante Williams in the triple jump (37-5).

The Titans' Steven Raybould won the 5,000 (15:49.82) while Laurence Henderson took the high jump (6-8.75) and Marqus Harvey won the triple jump (44-6.75).

Titan runners-up were Molly McGraw in the high jump (5-5), Nia Lee in the long jump (7-10.25), Karly Goodman in the shot put (42-11.75) and weight throw (52-0), Jillian Cole in the 5,000 (19:12.03), Zach Anderson in the shot put (50-4.5) and Matt Wagner in the 5,000 (16:25.84).


Bennington leads men: Sophomore Dakota Bennington delivered a career-high 33 points to catapult Eureka College's basketball team to an 81-72 victory over St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rival Spalding at Louisville, Ky.

Bennington made 11 field goals and 10 of 11 free throws in filling the void created by the absence of leading scorer Shea Feehan, who suffered an injury in Wednesday's loss at Webster.

Austin Jurgens added 12 points while Jordan Dehm checked in with 10 points and 11 rebouds as the Red Devils improved to 14-7 overall and 9-5 in SLIAC play.

Dominique Ellis had 17 points to lead five players in double figures for Spalding (8-12, 6-8).

Women stumble in fourth quarter: The Eureka College women managed just two field goals in the fourth quarter in suffering an 84-73 loss at Spalding.

Hayley Reneau had 19 points with five 3-pointers to lead the Red Devils (14-7, 10-3 SLIAC), who placed all five starters in double figures. Lexi Dooley added 10 points and 13 rebounds for the team's only double-double. Kennedy Dura and Samantha Sarnes each scored 13 while Ashley Harfst added 12.

Alex Martin totaled 25 points and 10 boards for Spalding (9-12, 7-6), which broke a 62-all tie after three quarters with an 8-0 run to start the fourth.


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