Allison Takes Second, Cap Exit Seventh After Day One of OAC Championship

Pictured: Logan Allison (credit: Capital University Athletics)
Pictured: Logan Allison (credit: Capital University Athletics)

NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Capital University Men's Track & Field finished day one of the two-day Ohio Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Johnson Family Track, on Friday afternoon. Capital is currently has a hold on a seventh-place spot with 10 points and is pushing toward eclipsing their preseason coaches' poll predicted finish. Logan Allison earned his first podium finish to add to his all-conference career honors.

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Indoor All-American jumper and Cap record holder Logan Allison (Gallipolis, Ohio/Gallia Academy) opened up his OAC weekend with a second-place mark in the long jump with a leap of 6.91 meters (22-08.00). The junior's runner-up placement marks the fifth claim to an outdoor all-conference honor in three years, and 12th total All-OAC honor.

Junior Derek Knabe (Cincinnati, Ohio / Oak Hills) tackled the tough 3,000-meter steeplechase race coming in seventh with a new personal record of 9:52.72.

Freshman Trevor Collins (Powell, Ohio/Olentangy Liberty) is making a splash during his OAC Outdoor Championship debut finishing in the top 10 of the 100-meter dash prelims by crossing the line in 11.17 seconds, just over his personal best time of 11.09. Collins tacked on a fourth-place finish in the 200-meter dash prelim, coming in at 21.95. He will compete in the finals tomorrow afternoon.

Junior Mason Trezise (Eagar, Arizona / Round Valley) ran a new personal best and qualified for Saturday's finals, coming in at 56.22 in the 400-meter hurdle prelims.

The University of Mount Union will enter day two with the team lead, claiming 82 points. Ohio Northern University is in second with 53 points and rounding out the top is third-place John Carroll University with 43 points. Cap claimed 10 points, good for seventh.

The second half of the Ohio Athletic Conference Outdoor Championship action will kick off Saturday, April 28 at the Johnson Family Track (New Concord, Ohio), field events starts at 10 a.m. and track events will follow at 2 p.m.