AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State head track and cross country coach Corey Ihmels, who led the Iowa State women's track and field team to an all-time best fourth-place finish at the 2010 Big 12 Track and Field Championships last month in Columbia, Mo., has been named the USTFCCCA Outdoor Midwest Region Head Coach of the Year, the organization announced Friday. Ihmels, in his third year as head coach at ISU, took a record 28 male and female student-athletes to the NCAA Track and Field West Regional last weekend in Austin, Texas.

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