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April 29, 2000

%^$COLUMBUS, Ohio— Members of the Ohio State men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the 106th Penn Relays Carnival Saturday at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pa.%^$

%^$Donica Merriman (Jr., Trotwood, Ohio/Trotwood) won the women’s 100 hurdles with a meet-record 12.70.%^$

%^$The Buckeyes had three men’s relay teams compete in finals on Saturday. The 4X400-meter relay team turned in the highest finish, placing third with a time of 3:06.80. The 4X100-meter relay team and the 4X200 team each placed fourth in their respective races.%^$

%^$The Buckeyes compete next Sunday, May 7 when they host the Jesse Owens Memorial Classic at the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.%^$

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%^$PENN RELAYS CARNIVAL%^$OHIO STATE RESULTS%^$College Women 100 Hurdles%^$1. Donica Merriman, Ohio State 12.70%^$(other results not available)%^$

%^$College Men 4X100%^$1. Texas 40.16%^$2. Miami (Fla.) 40.44%^$3. South Carolina State 40.49%^$4. Ohio State 40.59%^$

%^$College Men 4X200 Championship%^$1. Texas Christian 1:19.67%^$2. Clemson 1:22.52%^$3. Technology 1:23.93%^$4. Ohio State 1:24.18%^$

%^$College Men’s 4X400 Championship%^$1. Texas Christian 3:05.76%^$2. Texas A&M 3:05.98%^$3. Ohio State 3:06.80%^$

%^$College Men’s Sprint Medley Championship (Friday)%^$1. Auburn 3:13.22%^$2. Arkansas 3:16. 96%^$3. Abilene Christian 3:17.50%^$5. Ohio State 3:18.64%^$

%^$FIELD EVENT RESULTS%^$College Women High Jump%^$1. Fara Jean-Pierre, Fla. International 5-09.25%^$2. Karen Beasley, Akron 5-09.25%^$3. Colleen McGinn, East Carolina 5-7.00%^$12.Tami Smith, Ohio State 5-4.50%^$

%^$College Women Discus%^$1. Hillary Wilson, Virginia 47.82%^$2. Jen Williams, Kent 46.78%^$3. Tammy Pullan, Rutgers 46.26%^$6. Katy Craig, Ohio State 45.28%^$

%^$College Women’s Pole Vault Championship%^$1. S. Maugham, Rhode Island 12-00.50%^$2. Andrea Wildrick, Liberty 12-00.50%^$3. Liz Witters, Pennsylvania 11-08.50%^$9. Rachel Zukowski, Ohio State 11-02.50%^$

%^$College Women’s Javelin Throw%^$1. Jenny Graf, Rutgers 156-00%^$2. Lynlee Phillips, Michigan State 154-09%^$3. Kelly Carvalis, Florida 152-04%^$ Keeley Hancox, Ohio State NM%^$

%^$College Women’s Hammer Throw%^$1. LaCole Fields, Manhattan 172-11%^$2. Sarah Hayes, Dartmouth 170-00%^$3. Jennifer Brown, Indiana 167-08%^$5. Katy Craig, Ohio State 166-07