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Ohio Track and Field in 11th Place after Day One of 2018 Indoor MAC Championships

Ohio Track and Field in 11th Place after Day One of 2018 Indoor MAC Championships

Bowling Green, Ohio – Ohio track and field concluded the first day of the 2018 Indoor Track & Field Mid-American Conference Championships with a total of six points and in 11th place.

Be sure to watch tomorrow's events via live stream or live results with field events beginning at 11 a.m. and running events beginning at 1:20 p.m.

RUNNING EVENTS
The Bobcats kicked off day one with the 400m trials where sophomore Marissa Handel (Highland Heights, Ohio) clocked in a time of 58.36 to place in the top-20.

Ohio had two Bobcats racing in the 800m where junior Emily Deering (Geneva, Ohio) qualified for the finals with a trial time of 2:12.07. Senior Kaitlyn Logan (Granville, Ohio) recorded a time of 2:20.96 to place 14th overall.

In the 5K, junior Alyssa Atkinson (Granville, Ohio) recorded a time of 17:12.66 to place ninth overall just ahead of senior Ellen Isaac (Mansfield, Ohio) with a time of 17:42.09.

Ohio's distance medley relay team consisting of junior Josie Woosley (Pataskala, Ohio), Handel, freshman Melissa Barrett (Englewood, Ohio), sophomore Abby Miller (Mansfield, Ohio) placed fifth overall with a time of 12:01.81.

FIELD EVENTS
Field events were started with the weight throw where Ohio recorded two top-10 finishes including junior Gaza Odunaiya's (Athens, Ohio) seventh place finish (18.97m) and freshman Abby Moore's (Rootstown, Ohio) 10th place finish (17.26m). Senior Cassidy Cleland (Reedsville, Ohio) placed 14th with a best throw of 16.33m.

UP NEXT
Ohio will compete tomorrow in the final day of the MAC Championship with field events beginning at 11 a.m. and running events at 1:20 p.m.

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