Huskers Prepped for Prairie Wolf Invite and Mark Colligan Memorial

Huskers Prepped for Prairie Wolf Invite and Mark Colligan Memorial

The Nebraska track and field team is set to compete in two meets this weekend at the Bob Devaney Sports Center Indoor Track. 

On Friday, 10 Husker women and six Husker men will compete at the Prairie Wolf Invitational, beginning at 1 p.m.

On Saturday, the full Husker squad will host the Mark Colligan Memorial with Azusa Pacific, Missouri, Utah State and William Carey all competing against the Huskers. Field events start at 11:15 a.m. and running events start at 11:45 a.m. 

Saturday’s Mark Colligan Memorial is the annual “Pepsi Pack the House” event. Admission is $1 and Pepsi products are $1 at the concession stand.

Mark Colligan Memorial Meet Information

Date: Saturday, Jan. 21

Participating Teams: Nebraska, Azusa Pacific, Missouri, Utah State

Venue: Bob Devaney Sports Center Indoor Track

Start Times: Field Events: 11:15 a.m. / Running Events: 11:45 a.m.

Meet Schedule

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Live Results

Big Ten and NCAA Leaders

A group of Huskers rank near the top of the Big Ten and the NCAA so far this indoor season:

Mayson Conner, High Jump, 7-2 1/2 (2.20m), No. 1 B1G, No. 3 NCAA

Maxwell Otterdahl, Weight Throw, 73-2 1/2 (22.31m), No. 1 B1G, No. 2 NCAA

Kevin Shubert, Shot Put, 63-2 1/4 (19.26m), No. 3 B1G, No. 8 NCAA

Taylor Latimer, Weight Throw, 70-2 1/4 (21.39m), No. 2 B1G, No. 9 NCAA

All-Time Top-10 Performances

The following Huskers have either improved their marks or cracked the all-time top-10 indoor charts at Nebraska this season: 

Taylor Latimer, Women’s Weight Throw – 70-2 1/4 (21.39m), No. 1

Maxwell Otterdahl, Men’s Weight Throw – 73-2 1/2 (22.31m), No. 2

Taylor Latimer, Women’s Shot Put – 53-10 1/2 (16.42m), No. 9

Kalynn Meyer, Women’s Shot Put – 53-3 3/4 (16.25m), No. 10

Otterdahl Named Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week

Nebraska junior Maxwell Otterdahl was named Big Ten Men’s Field Athlete of the Week on Jan. 18. Otterdahl won the Graduate Classic men’s weight throw with a throw of 73-2 1/2 (22.31m). It was a personal best that moved him up to No. 1 in the Big Ten and No. 2 in the NCAA this season. Otterdahl’s mark was just one inch shy of Alex Talley’s school record set last year. The Rosemount, Minn., native was the Big Ten Men’s Field Athlete of the Outdoor Championships last year after sweeping the shot put and discus titles. 

2023 Indoor Season Meet Recaps

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