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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.

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