Ohio Northern Men and Baldwin Wallace Women Win 2011 OAC Indoor Track & Field Championships
Baldwin Wallace Women
Complete Results| Championship Website
BEREA, OHIO -- The Ohio Northern University men and Baldwin Wallace University women won the team titles today (Saturday, February 26) on the second day of the 2011 Ohio Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Championship, hosted by Baldwin Wallace University on the Harrison Dillard Track inside the Lou Higgins Recreation Center. In addition, the top three relay teams and individuals in each event earn All-OAC honors for the 2011 season.
Ohio Northern took home the mens team title with 160 points. The Polar Bears were followed by Mount Union with 126 points, Otterbein (84), Baldwin Wallace (81), Wilmington and Marietta (64), Muskingum (50), John Carroll (46), Heidelberg (42) and Capital (24.5). Ohio Northern won its fourth straight title and sixth overall.
Baldwin Wallace won the womens team championship with 168.5 points. Otterbein was second with 118.5 points, followed by Mount Union (104.5), Marietta (89.5) Capital (77), Ohio Northern (68), Heidelberg (56), Wilmington (30), John Carroll (26) and Muskingum (3). BW won its 19th title and first since 2008. BW also won 15 straight titles from 1988 to 2002.
On the mens side, Mount Union's Scott Thomas was named the Don Frail Most Outstanding Sprint Athlete, Ohio Northern's Dan Smith was named the Most Outstanding Distance Athlete and Muskingum's Demetrius Bailey and Kevin Phipps of BW were named Bud Yoest Co-Most Outstanding Field Athletes. The Ohio Northern coaching staff was named the Mens Staff of the Year.
Ohio Northern Men
For the women, the Fred Raizk Most Outstanding Sprint Athlete was Mount Union's Alexis Campbell. Kim Chinn of BW was awarded the Julie Zajac Most Outstanding Distance Athlete. Marietta's Ashley Bault was named the Phil Gordon Most Outstanding Field Athlete. The Staff of the Year Award went to Baldwin Wallace.
In the womens field events, Capital senior Emily Goerig defended her shot put title with a throw of 430.25. Marietta junior Ashley Bault won the high jump, clearing 52.50. Bault also won the triple jump with a leap of 349.50.
In the running events, Otterbein won the 4x200-meter relay in a time of 1:46.33. The team consisted of senior Lisa Coleman, junior Jessica Church, sophomore Michelle Gernert and freshman Jasmine Troyer. Baldwin Wallace senior Kim Chinn won the one mile run with a meet and Dillard Track record time of 5:03.15, and also defended her title in the 1000-meter run finishing in a time of 3:02.52. Otterbein senior Sarah Petraitis defended her 55 meter hurdles title with a time of 8.36. Capital junior Kwesi Seabrook won the 400 meter dash at a time of 59.16. In the 500-meter run, junior Corryn Muench from Marietta placed first crossing the finish line in a time of 1:18.27.
Freshman Alexis Campbell from Mount Union won the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.37 seconds and also placed first in the 200-meter run with a time of 26.07 seconds. Capital junior Sarah Trick placed first in the 800-meter run crossing the finish line in a Dillard Track record time of 2:16.59. In the 5,000-meter run, sophomore Allison Steinbrunner from Ohio Northern placed first with a time 18:10.31. In the 4x400 meter relay, Capital placed first with a time of 4:04.93. There relay team consisted of two sophomores Emma McCarron and Casey Simmons, and two juniors, Kwesi Seabrook, and Sarah Trick.
In the mens running events, Marietta won the 4x200-meter relay in a time of 1:31.24. The team consisted of senior Anthony Williams, junior Ryan Householder, senior Dele Adedapo and sophomore William McCulloch. Mount Union senior Ty Griffin defended the one mile run title at a time of 4:16.57. Otterbein junior Austin Curbow defended his 55-meter hurdles title with a time of 7.59. Ohio Northern junior Jacob Schwab won the 400 meter dash with a time of 49.37. Mount Union sophomore Cory Hoover placed first in the 500-meter run crossing the finish line in a time of 1:06.52. With a time of 6.46, Mount Union senior Scott Thomas placed first in the 55-meter dash. Thomas also placed first in the 200-meter dash crossing the finish line in a meet record time of 22.41 seconds.
In the 800-meter run, Ohio Northern junior Cory Bailey placed first with a time of 1:59.41. Junior Dan Smith from Ohio Northern placed first in the 1000-meter run defending his title from a year ago finishing with a time of 2:31.73. In the 5,000-meter run, sophomore Ken Janosko from Baldwin Wallace placed first with a time of 15:15.59. Ohio Northern won the 4x400-meter relay in a time of 3:24.38. The Polar Bear relay team consisted of junior Jacob Schwab, and three seniors including Shane Huntley, Garrett Brown, and Evan Heyman.
In the field events, Muskingum senior Demetrius Bailey defended his triple jump title with a leap of 469.50. Mount Union junior Sean Denard won the shot put with a toss of 518.25. Wilmington junior Braden McMonigle defended his high jump title with a jump of 66.75.
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2011 Ohio Athletic Conference Championships
February 25-26, 2011 | Harrison Dillard Track | Lou Higgins Center | Berea, Ohio
Complete Aggate Results (Finals Only)
Teams Competing: Baldwin Wallace University (BW), Capital University (CAP), Heidelberg University (HU), John Carroll University (JCU), Marietta College (MAR), University of Mount Union (MTU), Muskingum University (MUSK), Ohio Northern University (ONU), Otterbein University (OTT), Wilmington College (WILM)
Mens Team Standings (19 Events Scored): 1.) ONU, 160; 2.) MTU, 126; 3.) OTT, 84; 4.) BW, 81; 5.) WILM, 64; 5.) MAR, 64; 7.) MUSK, 50; 8.) JCU, 46; 9.) HU, 42; 10.) CAP, 24.50.
Special Award Winners