HUNTINGTON, W. Va.– Ohio track and field after two days of competing finished 6th place with a total of 51 points at the Thundering Herd Invitational (Jan. 26).
Junior Tajah Haley (Washington, Pa.) finished third in the shot put with a distance of 12.95m, scoring 6 points for the Bobcats. Freshman Autumn Mohan (Chillicothe, Ohio) finished fifth in shot put with a distance of 12.65m to add an extra 4 points to the score.
Junior Ashleigh Carr (Oakland, Neb.) took fourth place in the 400m dash with a time of 56.48 seconds scoring 5 points.
In the 800m run, Ohio had two runners score. Junior Melissa Koziol (Burton, Ohio) finished in fifth place with a final time of 2:18.29, scoring 4 points. Following close behind was senior Madison Sury (Waterford, Ohio) finishing in sixth with a final time of 2:18.78, scoring 3 points.
In the 1-mile run, senior Emily Deering (Geneva, Ohio) finished in third place with a time of 5:04.10, scoring 6 points for the Bobcats.
The last event of the evening was the women's 4x4 where the relay team of Deering, freshman Stephanie Pierce (Fairborn, Ohio), Carr and senior Erin Stewart (Chardon, Ohio) finished second with a combined time of 3:54.55 scoring 8 points for the Bobcats.
The Bobcats will return to action this Friday and Saturday (Feb.1 and 2) for two separate meets. The Akron Invitational in Akron, Ohio, and the Meyo Invitational in South Bend, Ind taking place Feb. 1 and 2, 2019.