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Ohio Track and Field Wraps of Day Two of MACs tied for Seventh Place

Ohio Track and Field Wraps of Day Two of MACs tied for Seventh Place

Buffalo, N.Y. – Ohio track and field finished the second day of the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a total of 22 points and in a three-way tie for seventh place.

Akron currently sits in first place with a two-day total of 57 points.

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Day two of the MAC Championships were kicked off with the last of the heptathlon events where sophomore Tajah Haley (Washington, Pa.) finished in seventh place with a total of 4,238 points.

Haley finished day two competing in the long jump where she placed ninth with a jump reaching 4.67m. She then went on to finish first in the javelin throw with a throw of 42.29m. In her final event of the day, she placed ninth in the 800m dash by clocking in a final time of 2:44.67.

Field Events
In the shot put, senior Jordan Porter (South Point, Ohio) earned a spot on the podium with her throw of 15.02m to place fifth overall. Freshman Abby Moore (Rootstown, Ohio) also finished in the top-10 with a throw of 13.95m to place ninth overall.

Running Events
In the 100m hurdle trials, senior Mya Hodge (Dublin, Ohio) placed 14th with a final time of 14.62.

Sophomore Marissa Handel (Highland Heights, Ohio) competed in the 400m dash and clocked in a time of 56.44.

Junior Emily Deering (Geneva, Ohio) qualified for the finals of the 800m dash after recording a trial time of 2:11.73 and placing fourth overall. Freshman Melissa Barrett (Englewood, Ohio) also competed in the 800m and recorded an 11th-place finish with a time of 2:14.32.

Day Two Standings
1. Akron: 57
2. Central Michigan: 40
3. Bowling Green: 37
4. Kent State: 32
4. Toledo: 32
6. Western Michigan: 26
7. Eastern Michigan: 22
7. Miami: 22
7. Ohio: 22
10. Buffalo: 12
11. Northern Illinois: 8
12. Ball State: 2

Ohio will wrap of the final day of competition with day three of #MACtion beginning with field events and discus at 11 a.m. and running events are scheduled to begin with the 4x100m relays at noon.