Iowa sophomore Tionna Tobias from Winslow moves up to No. 6 in Iowa history in TWO EVENTS at Big Ten Championships!!!!!

Tionna Tobias moved into the all-time Iowa top-10 in two events Friday on Day 1 of the Big Ten Championships.

Tobias, a Winslow Township graduate and a sophomore at Iowa, placed 4th in the pentathlon with a personal-best 3,764 points and ran a personal-best 8.40 along the way in the pentathlon 60-meter hurdles at the Big Ten meet at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.

Tobias still has the long jump final later Friday and then the 60-meter hurdles finals on Saturday, but the 3,764 points breaks her PR of 3,627 from a meet last month at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and the 8.40 breaks a PR of 8.44, which she ran in a home meet last month in Iowa City.

The 8.40 ties Tria Simmons for the No. 6 spot on the all-time Iowa performance list, and the 3,764 points is also 6th-best in Hawkeye history. Tobias is already No. 3 in school history in the long jump at 20-1 ½ from last month also in Iowa City.

In addition to the hurdles, which gave her 1,039 points, Tobias high jumped 5-3 ¼ for 747 points, threw the shot put a personal-best 32-6 for 524 points, long jumped 18-8 ¼ for 759 points and ran the 800 in 2:29.81 for 695 points.

Tobias also ran 8.44 in the hurdles trials.


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