Day One of OAC Indoor Championships in the Books

Day One of OAC Indoor Championships in the Books

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The first day of the Ohio Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships has been completed from within the walls of the Capital Center. The Crusaders find themselves in ninth place out of 10 teams with a second full day of competition awaiting beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday.


Capital's distance medley relay team earned two points with its seventh-place finish toward the end of the evening. The combination of Gretchen Sauder (Mansfield, Ohio), Rachel Rus (Highland Heights, Ohio), Sarah Rini (Pickerington, Ohio/North) and Hannah Westhoven (Napoleon, Ohio) timed out at 13:40.01.

Sophomore Jordan Lyle (Sunbury, Ohio) placed seventh in the women's pole vault, hitting a best height of 3.18 meters to score 1.50 points.

Ashley Freshkorn scored Capital's first points of the day with an eighth-place finish in the women's weight throw. The sophomore's best ross registered a distance of 14.03 meters.

Mount Union is currently in the lead with 55 points with Otterbein University (34.50) and Baldwin Wallace University (30) trailing. 

Mount Union is currently in the lead with 55 points with Otterbein University (34.50) and Baldwin Wallace University (30) trailing. Capital has 4.50 team points to place ninth. 

The second and final day of the conference championships will begin at 10 a.m. from within the Capital Center. The triple jump, shot put and high jump will kick off action with the first running events beginning at 2 p.m. that afternoon.