COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State track and field team competed at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational in Ann Arbor on Saturday, earning five wins.
Shacquille Lowe earned the Buckeyes’ first win of the meet with a 7.24m in the men’s long jump. Shaun Miller Jr. won the men’s high jump by clearing 2.15m. Antonio Hanson earned the first track win of the day in the 600m (1:17.60). Carlos Aviles picked up a win in the shot put (18.60m), having the five-best throws of the competition. Amaya Ugarte earned her second win in as many weeks in the women’s high jump (1.78m).
TOP-10 FINISHES (TRACK)
- Marcia Sey had her second personal-best of the meet to finish second in the 60m hurdles (8.25), just thousandths of a second behind the winner. Janela Spencer finished third (8.61) and Noa Smith was eighth (9.22).
- In the men’s 60m hurdles, Oscar Smith was the runner-up (7.94) and Leo Uusimaki finished third (8.27).
- In the women’s mile, the Buckeyes had all three finish in the top-10. Addie Engel led the way in third (4:46.64), Gia Napoleon was fifth (4:49.48) and Akemi Von Scherr rounded out the top-10 (4:58.98). On the men’s side, Ivan Slyepkan was the lone Buckeye and finished third overall (4:13.11).
- The Ohio State women also had all three finish in the top-10 in the 800m. Aniya Mosley was the runner-up (2:10.47), while Carina Napoleon was finished (2:12.95) and G. Napoleon finished 10th (2:16.93). Both of the Buckeye men were top-five as Alex Kenish finished third (1:52.07) and Zach Plotkin finished fifth (1:52.96).
- Daniella Santos (9:30.47) and Andrea Kuhn (9:31.82) finished second and third in the women’s 3000m. The Buckeye men had three in the top-10 – Sean Carney in fifth (8:16.09), Giovanni Copploe in seventh (8:21.47) and Zubin Jha in ninth (8:24.79).
- Adrian Curry led the Buckeyes with a fifth-place finish (6.88) in the 60m finals. Lowe ran a personal-best 6.91 to finish seventh and Leo Uusimaki was eighth (6.93).
- In the 400m, Kashawn Baptiste finished third for the men (48.49), while Kena Shannon finished sixth for the women (58.84).
- In the 600m, Bryannia Murphy finished third on the women’s side (1:32.85). Xavier Jemison (1:20.59) and Shohaan Singh (1:20.92) finished fourth and fifth, respectively, on the men’s side.
- Chanler Robinson (24.94) and Amaya Ugarte (25.95) finished sixth and eighth, respectively, in the women’s 200m. Armani Modeste finished fifth (21.69) on the men’s side.
- Both the men and women…