Collins Takes First at Cedarville Open

Pictured: Trevor Collins (credit: Joe Maiorana, Impact Action Sports Photography)
Pictured: Trevor Collins (credit: Joe Maiorana, Impact Action Sports Photography)

CEDARVILLE, Ohio – Capital University`s men's track and field team competed in the Cedarville Open at the Yellow Jacket Track & Field Complex (Cedarville, Ohio), Saturday afternoon. Capital (28.50) placed ninth in a field of 17 teams.

Freshman Trevor Collins (Powell, Ohio/Olentangy Liberty) stepped up this week and placed atop the competition in the 200-meter dash in a time of 21.81. Collins put forth the fastest recorded 200 time since 1968 and now sits in third on the Capital top 10 list.

Junior Colby Owen (Perryville, Md. /Perryville) picked up some points in the field events with a third-place toss in the hammer throw of 49.02 meters (160-10).

The 4x100 meters came in fourth this week with one of the fastest combinations of the season clocking in at 43.16. The team included senior duo Miguel Davalos (Dayton, Ohio/Archbishop Alter) and Tyler Kuhnes (Newark, Ohio/Licking Valley), junior Logan Allison (Gallipolis, Ohio/Gallia Academy), and freshman Trevor Collins.

The 4x400 meter relay beat out 11 other teams placing eighth in 3:34.31. The team included a mixture of young and veteran runners starting with freshman pair Corbin Brown (East Sparta, Ohio/Sandy Valley) and Jonathan Skeens (Wheeling, West Virginia/Wheeling Park), junior Mason Trezise (Eagar, Arizona/Round Valley), and junior Nicholas Santos (Annandale, Virginia/Falls Church).      

Other notable performance in sophomore John Seman's seventh-place finish in the men's high jump (1.83m, 6-0), junior James Zamor's eight-place mark in the discus throw (40.36m, 132-5), and Allison's point-getting performance by placing 10th in the 100 meters (11.07).             

The host of the meet Cedarville University walked away with the team victory with 161 points. Mount Union University came in second place with 144 points. Otterbein University rounded out the top three teams with 86 points.

You can catch Capital next week at the Otterbein Invite on Saturday, April 1 at Memorial Stadium (Westerville, Ohio).