September 27, 2019

Ohio State to Host First Home Meet in 13 Years

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State cross country programs will host the Buckeye Preview Saturday, Sept. 28. The competition will be held at the Ohio State Golf Course located in Upper Arlington, Ohio.  This is the first home meet in 13 years for the program and is set to be an accurate preview of the Big Ten Championships Nov. 3 also held at the Ohio State Golf Course.  The women will enter the Buckeye Preview ranked No. 21 in the nation according the latest Coaches’ Poll.

Meet Information | Live Results

 

Course Description

The course starts and finishes near the driving range.  It heads out 1000m  before connecting with a 2000m loop that the women will run two times and the men three times.

 

Teams Competing

Grand Valley State

Illinois

Miami OH

Michigan

Michigan State

Northwestern (Women)

Penn State

Rutgers

Temple (Women)

Toledo

Vanderbilt (Women)

Ohio State Top 5 Finishers

Both men’s and women’s cross country have had an impressive start to the 2019 season. The women have taken first and second in the first two meets while the men have placed second and seventh.  Below are the fastest top five times thus far in the season.

Men

Aaron Wood – 16th – 24:58.1
Paul Bete – 27th – 25:12.0
Luke Landis – 33rd – 25:23.7 1
Jake Wickert – 42nd – 25:31.3
Peter Hayden – 45th – 25:41.4

Women

Lainey Studebaker  – 21:19.0
Abby Nichols –  21:18.8
Allie Guagenti –  21:48.4
Kalee Soehnlen  – 21:48.4
Devon Leahy  – 22:01.8