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Men's Cross Country/Track and Field

April 21, 2007

Sirbek wins steeplechase with record time

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Tim Sirbek



NASHVILLE, Tenn.University of Southern Indiana men's track and field freshman Tim Sirbek (Hammond, Indiana) won the 3,000-meter steeplechase Friday night at the Vanderbilt Invitational.

Sirbek posted an NCAA II provisional qualifying time of nine minutes, 3.80 seconds, just 3.8 seconds away from an automatic qualifying time.

His finish marked the fastest steeplechase time by a USI runner since Elly Rono's school-record pace of eight minutes, 58.00 seconds at the 1998 GLVC Championships. Sirbek also vaults himself into third all-time on USI's steeplechase list with his performance.

Brandon Campbell


In addition to Sirbek, freshman Brandon Campbell (Portage, Indiana) finished second in the steeplechase with a provisional qualifying time of nine minutes, 24.00 seconds.

More than 30 of the region's top steeplechase runners competed in the event Friday night. The Screaming Eagles had four of the top 10 finishers and a total of seven in the top 30 of the race.

In all, the Eagles had six top-10 performers and finished 11th in the 26-team meet with a total of 24 points. Senior Rob Garwood (Columbus, Indiana) and junior Rob Roads (Terre Haute, Indiana) were eighth and ninth, respectively in the steeplechase, while freshman Matt Zielske (Elkhart, Indiana) was eighth in the 3,000 meters and sophomore Brandon Jones (Ft. Wayne, Indiana) finished ninth in the 800 meters.

USI returns to action April 26-27 when it competes at the Hillsdale "Gina" Relays in Hillsdale, Michigan.

Dan McDonnell,
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