Freshman Morgan Reichert placed fifth in the 5k for Ohio
April 21, 2012
All-Ohio Performance List
All-Ohio Meet Schedule
ATHENS, Ohio - Ohio Track and Field sits in sixth place after the first day of competition at the All-Ohio Championships. Two top-10 finishes in both the 5k and javelin helped the Bobcats move up among the leaders after four events.
The Bobcats got 10 points in the 5k as Emily Pifer finished third (17:23.28) for six points and Morgan Reichert finished fifth (17:38.60) for four points.
Hope McCarty earned more points for Ohio with a seventh-place finish in the javelin. Alexa Macri also finished in the top-10 with a PR throw of 32.18 meters and Olivia Vitou placed 12th.
The Green and White also had some strong showings in the hammer throw with Donyelle Brown pacing the way. The freshman’s throw of 48.50 meters was a PR and season-best for the Bobcats. Macri also attained her second PR of the day with a toss of 43.26 meters
In addition to the Bobcats, four other Mid-American Conference schools are in attendance (Akron, Bowling Green, Kent State and Miami) as well as Cincinnati, Dayton, Wright State, Xavier and Ohio State. Division II schools Ashland, Central State, Findlay, Lake Erie College and Tiffin, as well as NAIA member Shawnee State, are taking part in the All-Ohio Championships, as well.
Saturday the meet resumes at 10 a.m. with the final three events of the heptathlon. The women's long jump and shot put begin field action at noon while the first race on the track is the women's 4x100m relay at 12:10 p.m.
Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for youth. Students can get in for free with a valid student ID. Programs and heat sheets will also be available and sold together for $2 at the entrance to the track.