February 12, 2020

Buckeyes Prepare for a Weekend Full of Competition


COLUMBUS, Ohio The Ohio State men’s and women’s track and field program will compete in three different meets this coming Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15. Sprinters, hurdlers and jumpers will all travel to Clemson, SC. to compete in the Clemson Tiger Paw Invite. Our middle-distance and long distances athletes will travel to Ames, IA. and compete in the Iowa State Classic. Throwers and pole vaulters will compete close to home at the Doug Raymond Invitational hosted by Kent State University.

The Clemson Tiger Paw is set to start at noon on Friday with the women’s 60-meter hurdles qualifying round. Middle-distance and distance runners will begin their meet at 1:25 p.m. ET with the first section of the 5,000-meter run at the ISU Classic. The Doug Raymond Invitational will start at on Friday with the women’s weight throw for the throwers.

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Last Time Out
Both Ohio State track programs competed in the 2020 Meyo Invitational in Notre Dame, Ind. this past weekend.

During day one of the Meyo Invitational, sophomore Alyssa Marsh was the standout for the Buckeyes. The Toronto native was able to cross the finish line with a career best time of 24.26 to take fourth. Senior Tamani Wilson placed eighth with a time of 24.55.

On day two, Seniors Lainey Studebaker and Annie Ubbing both claimed titles. Studebaker won the women’s mile with a career best time of 4:48.28. Ubbing won the 800-meter run title with a time of 2:10.07. Throws specialist Adelaide Aquilla had a second place showing in shot put with a career best distance of 17.52-meters.

During the first day of the Meyo Invitational for the men, senior Robby Oswald placed fifth in the men’s pole vault with a cleared height of 5.00-meters. Sophomore Kainnan Ramsey was able to register a fifth place showing with a career best time of 21.63 in the 200-meter dash.

On day two, senior Ryan Harrington placed fourth in the men’s 400-meter dash with a career best time of 48.02. Cameron Cooper finished the day out strong for the Buckeyes with a third place showing in the championship section of the 800-meter dash. His time of 1:49.33 is a new career best for the junior.