June 12, 2014


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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 2014 season came to a close for the Ohio State men’s track and field team Thursday at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore. The Buckeyes competed in two individual events as well as in the 4×400-meter relay.

Junior sprinter Timothy Faust started the afternoon off for OSU, running a time of 20.90 seconds to place third in his heat and 11th overall in the 200-meter dash. The Harvey, Ill. native finished just .03 seconds back of eighth place and the last qualifying spot for the final. He will earn Second Team All-American honors just as he did in the 200m at the NCAA Indoor Championships. The top 200m time was 20.45 seconds ran by Aaron Brown of USC.

In the 110-meter hurdles, sophomore Donovan Robertson placed 20th in a time of 14.21 seconds. The Berea, Ohio product will earn Honorable Mention All-American status. He was a First Team All-American in the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Indoor Championships in March. Wayne Davis II of Texas A&M posted the top time in the event at 13.36 seconds.

Finishing the day for the Buckeyes was the 4×400-meter relay team – sophomore Armand Austin, senior Jordan Rispress, redshirt senior Javon Walker and freshman LaMar Bruton – with a time of 3:07.69 and a 16th-place finish. The Buckeyes finished fourth in their heat and will receive Second Team All-American honors for their performance. Texas A&M ran the second-fastest qualifying time in NCAA championship history, 3:00.76, for the top time of the evening.