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Oct. 18, 1999

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In his best race of the season, senior Jason Addington (Bolivar, Ohio) led the Buckeyes to a 32nd placing, after finishing 70th individually at the Pre-NCAA meet in Bloomington, Ind. David Gonzalez (Sr., Bolingbrook, Ill.) and J.J. O’Reilly (So., Dover, Ohio) followed in 137th and 168th place, respectively. Stanford would go on to win the team title with a score of 126.

Competing in the “B” race, Alexis Schulist (Sr., Muskegon, Mich.) notched a time of 18:24.28 to finish sixth and help the Buckeyes to an eighth-place finish. Karyn Kelly (So., Westlake, Ohio) captured a 31st placing with Mandy Osmond (Fr., Guelph, Ontario, Canada) following in 73rd place.

The Buckeyes will have two weeks to gear up for the Big Ten Championships on Oct. 30 at University Park, Pa.

Pre-NCAA Meet Bloomington, Ind. Men 1. Stanford 126 2. Colorado 140 3. Arizona 186 4. Georgetown 194 5. Arizona State 248 6. Notre Dame 249 7. Oregon 307 8. Brigham Young 342 9. Villanova 345 10. Utah 379 32. Ohio State 723

Top Individual Finishes (Men) 1. Steve Fein, Oregon 24:06.31 2. Matt Lane, William & Mary 24:08.37 3. Jonathan Riley, Stanford 24:10.31 4. Ryan Shay, Notre Dame 24:12.79 5. Micheil Jones, Arizona 24:14.97 6. Justin McCarthy, Georgetown 24:16.15 7. Clyde Colenso, SMU 24:18.09 8. Jorge Torres, Colorado 24:20.76 Top Ohio State Finishes 70. Jason Addington 25:22.02 137. David Gonzalez 25:59.84 168. J.J. O’Reilly 26:18.72 178. Pat Keller 26:23.88 180. Ian Connor 26:26:39 206. Chris Hudik 26:50.81 230. Rob Myers 27:48.97