NORMAL, Sick. – Illinois State observe & area is about to journey to Terre Haute, Indiana for the seventeenth annual Coughlan-Malloy Cup, a twin meet between the Redbirds and Indiana State, on Saturday, Jan. 15. The motion from the Indiana State Indoor Monitor & Discipline Advanced is about to start at 12:30 p.m. ET with area occasions. Monitor occasions will start at 1:30 p.m. ET.
The Coughlan-Malloy Cup is known as after legendary head coaches John Coughlan (Illinois State) and Invoice Malloy (Indiana State). In his 23-year tenure at Illinois State, Coughlan gained 18 Missouri Valley Convention workforce titles. For his success, he earned spots in each the MVC Corridor of Fame and the Illinois State Athletics Percy Household Corridor of Fame.
The Coughlan-Malloy Cup is exclusive in that the lads’s and ladies’s workforce scores are mixed into an general rating and the workforce with the best mixed whole wins the touring trophy. For the reason that cup’s founding in 2005, the Sycamores have held the general benefit over the Redbirds, successful the meet 12 instances. Nevertheless, the Redbirds have gained the final three conferences within the twin, relationship again to the 2018 season.
On the final Coughlan-Malloy Cup in 2020, the Redbirds topped the Sycamores, 186-138, at Horton Fieldhouse. In whole, Illinois State captured 19 particular person occasion wins, 12 on the ladies’s aspect and 7 on the lads’s aspect. As well as, each the women and men’s 4x400m relay groups gained.
BLUE DEMON HOLIDAY INVITE
Illinois State final competed on the Blue Demon Vacation Invite in December, the place the workforce captured eight occasion wins and set 4 program top-10 marks. Occasion winners included Grace Daun (Excessive Soar), Destiny White (400m), Cecil Brownridge III (400m), Arianna Walker (200m), Logan Calvin (Shot Put & Weight Throw), Mye’Joi Williams (Shot Put) and Matt Blanco (3000m).
Brownridge III notched a program top-10 mark together with his win within the males’s 400m sprint. His time of 48.35 ranks tenth at school historical past.
Within the girls’s 200m sprint, Walker gained in a time of 24.54 to interrupt into this system report ebook, now holding the ninth quickest time at school historical past.
Senior Nick Swartzendruber completed the lads’s 600m run in a time of 1:19.51 to complete second general. Swartzendruber’s time ranks fourth in program historical past within the occasion.
With a clearance of three.65m (11-11.75 ft.) within the girls’s pole vault, Amni Austin is tied for seventh at school historical past within the occasion.
Following a Redbird sweep of the MVC weekly honors within the first week of competitors, senior thrower Logan Calvin was named the MVC Male Discipline Athlete of the Week for the second straight week after he swept each occasions he competed in, the shot put and weight throw, on the Blue Demon Vacation Invite.
For the eighth time in his collegiate profession, Calvin has gained MVC weekly honors, having been named Male Discipline Athlete of the Week twice throughout his sophomore marketing campaign, 4 instances final season and already twice this season.
Spectators are permitted into the Indiana State Indoor Monitor & Discipline Advanced. Masks are required for all spectators. For many who cannot attend the Coughlan-Malloy Cup, observe alongside on Twitter at @RedbirdTFXC for updates. Stay outcomes can even be out there here.
Following the Coughlan-Malloy Cup, the Redbirds will stick near residence, touring to Champaign, Illinois for the Illini Invite on Jan. 21-22. The meet would be the first of 4 that the Redbirds are set to compete at Illinois over the indoor and outside seasons.
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