Feb. 26, 2007


Columbus, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s track and field team finished seventh Sunday at the 2007 Big Ten Indoor Championships in the Armory Fieldhouse in Champagne, Ill. The Buckeyes were led by senior Jenna Harris, who won the 60-meter dash with a season best time of 7.35.

The 60-meter crown is the second in Harris’ career. She was the 60m champion in 2005. Harris also added points for the Buckeyes in the 200m event, taking fifth with a time of 24.04. Also on the track, sophomore Ayrizanna Favours claimed third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 53.88. Favours then took third in the 200-meter dash with a NCAA provisional time of 24.00. The women’s 4×400-meter relay team of Chandra Krempel, Favours, Harris and Ashley Caldwell came in third with a time of 3:40.00.

In the field, Veronica Jatsek took second in the weight throw with a season best toss 68-5 3/4. It was an NCAA provisional qualifying mark and the fourth best toss in Ohio State history. Jessica Stringer, the 2006 indoor high jump champ, cleared fourth with a leap of 5-8 1/2. Veronica Vance also notched points for the Buckeyes by taking eighth in the triple jump.

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The women’s team will be back in action next week in South Bend, Ind. for the Alex Wilson last chance meet. This will be the athletes’ last chance to qualify for the 2007 NCAA Championships.