Huskers win Track and Field Championships


Sunday, February 29th 2004, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


Lincoln - Nebraska won the men's and women's championships at the Big 12 indoor track and field championships in Lincoln, Nebraska.

The Cornhuskers women defeated two-time defending champion Texas by 13 and a-half points Saturday. Kansas State finished third.

Four Big 12 indoor records were set during the competition, including Oklahoma's DaBryan Blanton's 6.57-second 60-meter dash.

Nebraska's men dominated the meet, scoring 141.6 points. Kansas State was a distant second with 77 points and Texas was third with 67.

Last year, Nebraska nipped Texas by a half-point to take the men's team title.