College update: Whiteland graduate wins throwing event

Competing for the University of Indianapolis at the 19-team Indiana Wesleyan Indoor Track and Field Invitational, Farin Hickman, a Whiteland graduate, won the women’s weight throw in a field of 32 competitors with a toss of 50 feet, 2 inches.

The sophomore finished 13th of 34 in the shot put with a throw of 35-10 ¾.


Indianapolis’ Robert Geis was 27th of 54 in the 200-meter dash (24.45), fourth of 15 in the 60 hurdles preliminaries (8.58) and sixth in the 60 hurdles finals (8.62) at the Indiana Wesleyan Indoor Track and Field Invitational. Teammate Tyler Barker was 17th of 25 in the 3000 meters in 9:59.67.

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