BW's Indoor Track and Field Teams Both Finish First at Annual Greater Cleveland Championships
BEREA, OHIO – The Baldwin Wallace University men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams both finished first at the Greater Cleveland Championship Meet tonight (Friday, February 17, 2012) on the Harrison Dillard Track in the Lou Higgins Center. The meet consisted of Baldwin Wallace, Case Western Reserve, John Carroll and Oberlin.
The Yellow Jacket men finished first of five teams with 275 points and had had nine first-place finishers and the BW women took first of five teams with 248 points and nine athletes captured first place.
The Yellow Jacket men were led by junior thrower Mitch Supan
(Medina/Walsh Jesuit) as he placed first in the weight throw and third in the shot put. Supan posted marks of 58’7.5” in the weight and 49’6.25” in the shot put.
In the running events, a team comprised of sophomores Shawn Cordes (Litchfield/Medina Buckeye), Josiah Holt (Elyria/Grafton Midview) and Kevin Johnson (Maple Heights/Cleveland St. Ignatius) and Smith placed first in the 4x200-meter relay crossing the finish line in a time of 1:31.88. Smith also placed first in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.02 seconds. In the 500-meter dash, senior Daniel Sloat (Medina) and freshman Dannie Mack (Massillon/Washington) placed first and second in times of 1:08.41, and 1:08.45, respectively. In the 400-meter dash, freshman Issac Baker (Lithia, Fla./Newsome) placed first as he crossed the finish line in 51.57 seconds. In the 55-meter dash Eddy finished first in a time of 6.88 seconds. Junior Ken Janosko (Mentor) placed first in the 3,000-meter run as he crossed the finish line in a time of 8:44.27. Also in the 3,000-meter run, junior David Gerding (Strongsville) placed second as he crossed the finish line in a time of 9:28.44. In the 800-meter dash, senior Tom Wilkin (Powell/Olentangy Liberty) finished in second place as he crossed the finish line in a time of 2:03.48.
The BW women were led by senior Leslie Pernell (Springfield/Springfield Central Catholic) placed first in the shot put as she posted a mark of 42’6.25”. In the weight throw she finished second throwing a distance of 51’11.25”.
The Yellow Jackets are back in action tomorrow, Saturday, February 18 as select individuals will compete at the Kent State University Open Meet at 11:00 a.m. The OAC Championship meet will take place on Friday and Saturday, February 24 and 25th inside the Clements Recreation Center on the campus of Otterbein University. The meet is scheduled to start each day at 12:00 p.m.
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Friday, February 17, 2012; Harrison Dillard Track; Berea, Ohio
PARTICIPATING TEAMS: Baldwin Wallace University (BW), Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), John Carroll University (JCU) and Oberlin College (OC),
1. Baldwin Wallace, 275; 2. John Carroll University, 156; 3. Oberlin College, 145; 4. Case Western Reserve University, 29.
55-Meter Dash: Brandon Eddy (BW); 6.88; 55-Meter Hurdles: Cory Biro (JCU), 7.95;
200-Meter Dash: Mike Smith (BW), 23:02; 400-Meter Dash: Issac Baker (BW), 51.57; 500-Meter Run: Daniel Sloat (BW), 1:08.41; 800-Meter Run: Quinn Hall (OC), 2:02.16; One-Mile Run: Jimmy Taylor (OC), 4:25.12;
3,000-Meter Run: Ken Janosko (BW), 8:44.27; 5000-Meter Run: Stephen Williams (OC), 15.34.74; 4 x 200-Meter Relay: BW (Cordes, Smith, Holt, Johnson), 1:31.88; 4 x 400 Meter Relay: OC (Choi, Embry, Chrapczynski, Morris), 3:31.25; High Jump: Mike Jones (JCU), 5’9.75”; Pole Vault: Jeremy Harris (BW), 13’11.25; Long Jump: Mike Minjock (JCU), 22’4.25”; Triple Jump: Alex Guo (OC), 42’2.75”; Shot Put: Zach Marinucci (BW) 54’1”; Weight Throw: Mitch Suppan (BW), 59’7.50”
1. Baldwin Wallace, 248; 2. Oberlin College, 159; 3. John Carroll University, 109; 4. Case Western Reserve University, 53
FINAL WOMEN’S EVENT RESULTS:
55-Meter Dash: Brittany Sterling (BW), 7.55; 55-Meter Hurdles: Nicole Christner (BW), 8.80; 200-Meter Dash: Nicole Smith (BW), 26.93; 400-Meter Dash: Sophia Brancazio (OC), 1:03.54; 500-Meter Run: Nicole Smith (BW), 1:20.18; 800-Meter Run: Brood Hradisky (BW), 2:21.17; 1,000-Meter Run: Gab Kreuz (JCU) 3:03.48; One-Mile Run: Nicki Bohrer (JCU), 5:19.75; 3,000-Meter Run: Carey Lyons (OC), 10:38.89; 5000-Meter Run: Megan Milne (CWRU), 19:53.93; 4 x 200-Meter Relay: OC (Miller, Brancazio,Parish and Clardy), 1:48.93
4 x 400 Meter Relay: OC (Elie, Keating, Parish, Miller), 4:12.48; High Jump: Victoria Brown (BW), 5’1.75”; Pole Vault: Stephanie Shockley (BW), 10’0”; Long Jump: Jasmine Owens (OC), 16’1.75”; Triple Jump: Danielle Samnple (JCU), 35’1”; Shot Put: Leslie Pernell (BW) 42’6.25”; Weight Throw: Cristina Perrine (BW) 53’6.25”