Indoor Track and Field


BW's Indoor Track and Field Teams Both Finish First at Annual Greater Cleveland Championships

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Zach Marinucci

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

Victoria Brown

(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 field events, junior Zach Marinucci (Brunswick) placed first in the shot put with a mark of 54’1” while senior Miles Moore (Gettysburg/Delone Catholic) finished second throwing a distance of 51’0”. Also in the weight throw, junior Jake Buckey (Geneva) placed second throwing a distance of 51’7.25”. In the long jump, sophomore Brandon Eddy (Cuyahoga Heights) finished second leaping a distance of 20’3.0”. Senior Mike Smith (Wintersville/Indian Creek) placed second in the triple jump, leaping a distance of 41’11.5”. Junior Jeremy Harris (Beachwood) finished first in the pole vault as he cleared a height of 13’11.25.  

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”.
In the field events, sophomore Victoria Brown (Berlin Center/Western Reserve) finished first in the high jump with a distance of 5’1.75”. In the weight throw, junior Cristina Perrine (Middleburg Heights/Midpark) placed first with a mark of 53’6.25”. Also in the shot put, freshman Danielle Torrence (Canton South) placed second as posted a mark of 40’10.25, Perrine finished third with a distance of 40’0.5”. In the Junior Stephanie Shockley (Tiffin/Columbian) placed first in the pole vault clearing a height of 10’00”. In the long jump, freshman Nicole Christner (Minerva) finished second with a distance of 16’0.25”. In the triple jump, Shockley finished in second place leaping a distance of 33’1.0”.
In the running events, sophomores Nicole Smith (Geneva) and Krista Wharton (Cincinnati/Colerain) placed first and second in the 500-meter dash in times of 1:20.10 and 1:33.38, respectively. Junior Brittany Sterling (Lima) finished first in the 55-meter dash as she crossed the finish line in a time of 7.55 seconds. In the 200-meter dash, Smith finished first in a time of 26.93 seconds. Also in the 200-meter dash, Sterling finished second in a time of 27.34 seconds. In the 55-meter hurdles, Christner and junior Courtney Kiner (Sunbury/Ashland) finished first and second as they crossed the finish line on times of 8.80 and 9.03 seconds. In the 800-meter dash, sophomore Brooke Hradisky (Aurora) placed first in a time of 2:21.17.

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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2012 Greater Cleveland Championships
Friday, February 17, 2012; Harrison Dillard Track; Berea, Ohio

Aggate Results

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

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”


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