Behind event victories from junior Donyelle Brown and sophomore Krista Roehlig, the Ohio University women's track & field team put together a perfect 5-0 record against its dual meet opponents in a strong showing at Saturday's Ohio Cherry Blossom Invitational.
The junior finished second in the 1,500m in a career-best 4:30.72
2013: INDOOR SEASON: Saw action in five events this season... Placed eighth in the 60m at the Tom Wright Classic... Posted a season-best mark of 8.22 in the 60m at the Ohio State Tune-Up. OUTDOOR SEASON: Competed in eight events this season... Finished 11th in the javelin throw at the Mid-American Conference Championships... Finished sixth in both the javelin throw and 100m at the Cal U Early Bird... Notched a sixth place finish with her 4x100m relay team, an eighth place finish in the javelin throw and posted a season-best mark of 12.93 to place 11th in the 100m at the 2013 Winthrop University Invitational... Recorded a season-best 10.03m to take sixth in the shot put and a season-best 35.12m to take third in the javelin throw at Ohio University Women's Challenge and Men's Sunset Classic... Placed ninth in both the 4x100m relay team and javelin throw at the All-Ohio Championships... Notched a ninth place finish in the javelin throw at the Jesse Owens Classic... Took fifth place in the javelin throw at the Miami RedHawk Invitational.
2012: INDOOR SEASON: Competed in the pentathlon this season for the Bobcats. Opened her second season with her season best throw of 27-7 in the shot put at the Ohio State Invitational. Finished 13th in the long jump at the Hoosier Hills Invitational with her season best jump of 16-5.25. Also ran her season best time of 9.32 in the 60m hurdles at Hoosier Hills, good for 12th place. Ran her season best time in the 200m (27.71), along with another season best in the 60m (8.28) at the Ohio State Tune-Up. Jumped her season best height of 4-4.25 in the high jump at the Mid-American Conference Championship. OUTDOOR SEASON: Focused on the javelin and 100m dash for Ohio this season. Ran her season best time of 13.12 in the 100m dash at the Winthrop Invitational, where she also captured fifth place in the javelin (92-9). Achieved her personal record in the javelin at the Ohio Women's Challenge, throwing a distance of 114-0 for third place. Placed second in the javelin at the Hillsdale Gina Relays with a throw of 109-1.5. Ended her season with a 12th place finish at the Mid-American Conference Championship, throwing the javelin for a distance of 105-1.5
2011: INDOOR SEASON:Took second place in the long jump, third place in the 60H and also finished in second place as a member of the 4x2 relay team at the Rick Meindl Last Call meet. Finished fifth in both the 800m and 60H events at the All-Ohio Indoor Championships. Placed seventh in the 200m event at the Ohio State Invitational with a time of 27.41. Finished in seventh at the GaREAT Collegiate Open as a member of the 4x4 team. Took sixth place in the 800m event at the MAC Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: State Qualifier (LJ, 200m) ... All-Ohio 200 meters (2007) Regional Qualifier in four events (2007,08,09,10) ... Conference MVP (2010), Team MVP (2007,08,09,10) and First Team All-Conference (2007,08,09,10) ... Six school records (LJ, 100, 200, 400m relay, 800m relay, 1600m relay) ... Scholar Athlete (2007,08,09,10) ... Conference Champions (2007,08,09,10), District Champions (2007) and Regional Runner Ups (2007) ... Lettered in Track (2007,08,09,10), Soccer (2007,08,09,10) and Basketball (2007.
PERSONAL: Pursuing a degree in Graphic Design ... Daughter of Brian and Karen Vitou ... Born August 23, 1991.