Justin Austin advanced to the finals of the 200 meters at the NCAA Championships
400-meter relay broke its own school record to earn a finals berth
Eight Hawkeyes compete in 10 events at the 2013 Outdoor NCAA Championships
The Iowa track and field team hosts the 14th annual Musco Twilight
The 14th annual Musco Twilight is set to begin Saturday at 1 p.m.
NCAA West Preliminary Track & Field Friday, May 24, 2013
2013 Drake Relays Friday, April 26, 2013
Musco Twilight XIV Saturday, April 20, 2013
Iowa Open Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013
Iowa Track & Field hosts the Iowa Open meet on Jan 12, 2012.
2013 -- Indoor - placed third in shot put (45-8 1/2, 13.93m) and fifth in weight throw (55-3 1/2, 16.85m) at Iowa Invite... placed ninth in shot put (44-8, 13.61m) and 12th in weight throw (54-11 1/4, 16.74m) at Bill Bergan Invite... placed fifth in shot put (42-11 3/4, 13.10m) and sixth in weight throw (54-2, 16.53m) at Iowa Open... placed 21st in shot put (43-0 1/4, 13.11m) and 23rd in weight throw (49-11 3/4, 15.23) at Big Ten Championships... placed fifth in weight throw at adidas Classic (56-10, 17.32m)... placed 11th in weight throw (52-10, 16.10m) and 12th in shot put (41-7 1/4, 12.68m) at Iowa State Classic... Outdoor - honorable mention All-American following 22nd place finish in discus (148-3, 45.18m) at NCAA Championships... broke her own discus school record at Drake Relays, winning event with a throw of 181-1 (55.19m)... placed third in discus at Jim Click Shootout (177-10, 54.21m), sixth at NCAA West Preliminary (175-0, 53.33m), second at Big Ten Championships (170-8, 52.03m), second at Alabama Relays (170-5, 51.95m) and won event at Central College Invite (164-5, 50.11m)... placed second in discus (166-7, 50.77m), eighth in hammer throw (161-5, 49.20m) and 10th in shot put (39-9 1/4, 12.12m) at Musco Twilight XIV... hammer throw mark ranks 10th all-time at Iowa... placed second in discus (166-1, 50.64m) and eighth in hammer (153-9, 46.88m) at Lee Calhoun Invite... letterwinner.
2012 -- Indoor - placed third in shot put with a collegiate-best 43-10 1/2 (13.37m) at New Year's Classic... placed third in weight throw (57-2 3/4, 17.44m) and eighth in shot put (42-0 3/4, 12.82m) at Adidas Classic... placed 20th in weight throw at New Balance Invite (56-4 1/2, 17.18m) and 22nd at Big Ten Championships (55-9 3/4, 17.01m)... placed sixth in weight throw (55-7, 16.94m) and eighth in shot put (41-10 1/2, 12.76m) at Iowa Invite... Outdoor - placed third in special discus event at Musco Twilight XIII with school record-setting throw of 172-11 (52.72m)... qualified for NCAA West Preliminary in discus... placed eighth in discus (170-10, 52.07m) at Drake Relays... placed third in discus (172-8, 62.62m), and 10th in hammer (143-9, 43.82m) at Musco Twilight XIII... won discus (171-8, 52.33m) and threw 135-5 (41.27m) in hammer at Tom Botts Invite... placed third in discus (165-10, 50.55m) and 19th in hammer (148-7, 45.30m) at LSU Invite... placed eighth in discus at Big Ten Championships (163-2, 49.74m)... posted a collegiate-best javelin (102-5, 31.23m) at Arkansas Spring Invite... letterwinner.
2011 -- Indoor - set then-school record in the weight throw with a collegiate-best toss of 58-4 (17.78m) for second place at ISU Classic... that mark ranks second all-time at Iowa... finished in the top three in weight throw three times... threw season-best 42-9 3/4 (13.05m) in shot put at Iowa Invite... placed 16th in weight throw (55-1 1/2, 16.80m) at Big Ten Championships... won weight throw (55-8 1/2, 16.98m) at Iowa Open... Outdoor - set school discus record at Big Ten Championships 172-4 (52.52) to earn runner-up finish... qualified for NCAA West Regional in discus, placing 23rd with a throw of 154-8 (47.15m)... won discus at Sun Angel Classic (166-10 1/2, 50.87m) and Messersmith Invite (164-1, 50.02m), and placed 11th at Drake Relays (161-8, 49.29m)... recorded collegiate-best javelin throw (99-7, 30.36m) and season-best shot put (40-6 1/4, 12.35m) at Musco Twilight XII, and season-best hammer throw of 146-6 (44.66m) at LSU Invite... letterwinner.
2010 -- Indoor - posted season-best weight throw with win at Iowa Invite (52-8 3/4, 16.07m)... threw season-best shot put at Big Ten Championships (43-3, 13.18m)... placed second in weight throw at Iowa Open (51-6 1/4, 15.70m)... Outdoor - posted season-best 159-4 (48.56m) in discus with a third-place finish at Musco Twilight XI... competed in discus at NCAA West Regional (113-8, 34.64m)... threw collegiate-best 156-9 (47.77m) in hammer throw at Tiger Track Classic... that mark ranks eighth all-time at Iowa... threw a season-best 42-8 3/4 (13.02m) in shot put at Tiger Track Classic... won discus at Iowa Invite (154-4, 47.04m), placed second at Lee Calhoun Memorial (149-6, 45.57m) and third at CCU Shamrock Invite (147-5, 44.93m)... threw season-best in javelin at Big Ten Championships (97-6, 29.71m).
High School -- placed second in discus and shot put at state and conference meets senior year... Drake Relays discus champion senior year... all-conference and team captain senior year... two-time team throws MVP... best marks are 138-9 1/2 in discus and 41-9 1/2 in shot put... all-academic honoree... three-year letterwinner in basketball, helping team to 2008 state title... coached by Tom Mittman.
Personal -- born May 2, 1991... daughter of James and LaVerne Tutson... leisure studies major.
|Tutson's Collegiate Bests|
|Shot Put (I)||45-8 1/2 (13.93m)||Iowa Invitational||2/15/13|
|Shot Put (O)||42-8 3/4 (13.02m)||at Tiger Track Classic||4/3/10|
|Weight Throw (I)||58-4 (17.78m)||at Iowa State Classic||2/12/11|
|Discus (O)||181-1(55.19m)||at Drake Relays||4/26/13|
|Hammer Throw (O)||161-5 (49.20m)||at Tiger Track Classic||4/2/10|
|Javelin (O)||102-5 (31.23m)||at Arkansas Spring Invitational||3/31/12|