Ohio track & field will be sending redshirt junior Ashleigh Carr (Oakland, Neb.), junior Tajah Haley (Washington, Pa.) and senior Gaza Odunaiya (Athens, Ohio) to Jacksonville, Fla., to compete in the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships East Preliminary Round, which will be held May 23-25.
The Ohio track & field team finished 11th at the 2019 Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which wrapped up with the meet's third and final day of competition today. The Bobcats tallied 27 points.
Senior Gaza Odunaiya (Athens, Ohio) and junior Tajah Haley (Washington, Pa.) turned in a pair of second-place finishes to help put the Ohio track & field team in fourth with 17 points after the first day of the 2019 Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
The Ohio track & field team turned in several strong performances today at the Mountaineer Open, highlighted by senior Alyssa Atkinson (Granville, Ohio) winning the 5,000-meter run with a time of 17:29.42.
The Ohio track & field team is headed to Morgantown, W. Va., to compete in the Mountaineer Open on Saturday (May 3). Field events are scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. ET while running events will get underway at 4 p.m. ET.
The Ohio track & field team had a busy Saturday (April 27), with some members of the team making the trip to Columbus for the Jesse Owens Track Classic while other competed at the Bobcats' own Ohio Open at Goldsberry Track at Pruitt Field.
The Ohio track & field team hosted the annual Cherry Blossom Invitational today at Goldsberry Track at Pruitt Field, with the Bobcats producing a number of solid performances on a day in which the program celebrated its 2019 senior class.