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Ohio Finishes Day One of the Central Collegiate Championships

Feb. 3, 2006


Saturday's Schedule of Events

KENT, Ohio - The Ohio men's and women's track and field teams finished day one of the Central Collegiate Championships with Susan Plungis taking second in the pentathlon, the only scored event of the evening, at Kent State University Field House. Jaclyn Lugaila recorded a school-record mark of 54-09.50 in the weight throw to finish fourth. Final team results will be decided when action resumes on Saturday morning.

Plungis (Great Barrington, Mass.) compiled a total of 2,819 points in the 60m hurdles, high jump, shot put, long jump and the 800m. Her best pentathlon score last season was 2,498.

Lugaila's (Waterford, Pa.) score beat her previous record-mark of 50-00, set at this year's Marietta Open.

Andrea Maas (Cincinnati) posted a personal indoor-best time of 17:57.64 in the 5000m. Her previous best was 18:07.11 back in 2004. Kendra Churchill (Dublin) finished at 18:55.32 with Kent State's Erin Satzger taking third in the three-person event.

On the men's side, Shamus Eaton (Uniontown) took first in the 5000m at 15:36.03 with Todd Holbrook (Dayton) and Chad Toussant (Minerva) finishing second and fifth, respectively, in the eight-person event.

In the heptathlon, Luke High (Cambridge) completed four of the seven competitions, including the 60m, long jump, shot put and high jump. He compiled a total of 2,327 points and will finish the event on Saturday with the pole vault, the 60m and the 1000m.

In the weight throw, George Sarmiento (Centerville) recorded a season-best 48-11.50 to place tenth.

Other schools competing in the championships include host Kent State, Detroit-Mercy, Grand Valley State and Youngstown State. Wright State is only competing on the women's side. The action resumes on Saturday at 9:30am with the women's long jump.