June 2, 1998

Columbus, Ohio – * Six men’s and women’s track and field stars will compete at the NCAA Championships this Wednesday thru Saturday in Buffalo, N.Y. Three Big Ten champions will compete in their specialties: senior Sekou Smith in the 400-meter hurdles; senior Shanda McJunkins in the 400 meters and sophomore Dominque Calloway in the 100-meter hurdles. senior indoor All-American Tamieka Porter will compete in the triple jump, freshman Donica Merriman joins Calloway in the 100-meter hurdles and junior Ayanna Reese will compete in the 400-meter hurdles.

* Ohio State University has climbed into a tie for 14th place (with Texas) in the latest Sears Directors’ Cup Standings.

* Senior golfer Ryan Armour finished 19th nationally with his seasonal scoring average of 72.11.