On campus: Jan. 27

On campus: Jan. 27

Sophomore Jenny Kimbro, from Salt Fork, is now second on the Iowa all-time performance list in the Pentathlon with a win at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational. Kimbro set personal bests in the 60 hurdles (8.42 seconds), high jump (five feet, five and one-quarter inches), and 800 meters (two minutes, 24.03 seconds). Her 3,900-meter points placed her first in the Big Ten and sixth in the nation to date. The Hawkeyes host the Black and Gold Premier today at noon.

Senior Karly Goodman, from Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond, was a double winner in the weights for host Illinois Wesleyan at the I-55 Triangular meet in Bloomington. Goodman took first in the weight throw with a toss of 50 feet, 6 inches and set a program record in the shot put at 44-31 / 2. Also posting two top-five finishes for the hosts was junior Rebbeca Anderson, from Clinton, who finished second in the 200 meters in 26.77 seconds and third in the 60 meters in 8.06. The Illinois Wesleyan men and women will host the Top Times Titan Open today.

Junior Stephen Gibson, from Tuscola, has posted three top-five finishes in two meets for Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. The Bruins weightman opened the season by setting personal bests in the shot put (49-3 / 4) and weight throw (59-73 / 4) at the Vanderbilt Indoor Opener in December. Gibson followed up that effort with a second-place overall finish (first among collegiate athletes) in the weight throw at the Samford Invitational last Saturday. Belmont returns to action on Feb. 2-3 at the Meyo Invitational hosted by Notre Dame. Six area tracksters found success at the NAIA vs. NCAA Challenge hosted by Olivet Nazarene.

Junior Andrew Franklin, from Mahomet-Seymour, posted an NAIA automatic qualifying performance of 57-11 / 2 with a third-place finish in the weight throw and finished second in the shot put for the hosts. Also competing for Olivet was senior Sam Wilner, from Judah Christian, who ran the second leg of the winning distance medley squad.

Sophomores Jeremiah Cooley and Carl Way, both from Danville, brought home top-five finishes for Aurora. Cooley finished third in the mile in 4:32.69 and, along with Way, was a member of the 3,200 relay that finished second. In the women's competition, Lewis teammates Mercedes Porter, a senior from Rantoul, jumped 35-8 for a second-place finish in the triple jump while Leah Buhr, a freshman from Unity, was fifth in the same event (33-6).

Junior Nate Michael, from St. Joseph-Ogden, has started 17 of McKendree University's first 19 games. Michael is third on the Bearcats in scoring at 13.5 points per game and leads the team with 40 made three-pointers. He became the 51st player in program history to top the 1,000 career point plateau with a 17-point effort on Thursday. McKendree will host Great Lakes Valley Conference foe Southern Indiana today at 3 p.m.

Junior Germaine Roebuck, from Champaign Central, has started nine games for Judson University. Since entering the starting lineup on December 28 Roebuck is averaging 15.9 points and 9.0 rebounds per game with a season-high 30 points against St. Ambrose on January 17. The 8-15 Eagles will try to end a five-game losing streak when they travel to Milwaukee to face Cardinal Stritch University at 3 p.m. today.