By Sports Information Intern Justin Carroll
COLUMBUS, Ohio — In its second meet of the 2018 spring season, Ohio Dominican's track and field team will compete in the Yellow Jacket Collegiate Open on Saturday, March 31 on the campus of Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio.
Field events are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. with the women's shot put, and running events will start at 11 a.m. with the men's and women's 10k runs.
ODU is coming off a strong performance at the Amy Adams Memorial Invitational at Muskingum University this past Saturday. The ODU men finished in sixth place out of 14 competing teams with 50 points, while the women also notched a top 10 finish with 31.33 points.
On the men's side. three Panthers finished in the top five of the men's 200, including sophomore Amir Metts (Cincinatti, Ohio), who placed first with a run of 22.66. Draven Bass (Circleville, Ohio) took fourth with a time of 22.95, while Justin Carroll (Berea, Ohio) finished fifth in 22.96. Carroll also recorded a top five finish in the men's 400, crossing the finish line in 51.01. Finishing fourth in the men's 800 was Bobby Bogantz (Sunbury, Ohio), who recorded a time of 2:00.57.
Leading the Panthers on the women's side by earning a personal best mark of 12.86 and a second-place finish in the 100 was Bryanna Barber(Reynoldsburg, Ohio). Barber was also part of the second-place women's 4x400 meter relay team along with Megan Tamasovich (Canal Winchester, Ohio), Imani Stepney (Columbus, Ohio) and Monica Tumblin (Pataskala, Ohio) that finished in 4:28.61. Additionally, Barber earned third-place honors in the women's 200 with a mark of 26.74. Tamasovich also achieved a second-place finish in high jump, finishing second out of 14 with a final mark of 1.57 meters.
A full schedule of events and meet information for the Yellow Jacket Collegiate Open can be found here, and following competition in the event, ODU will look ahead to the Ohio Cherry Blossom Invitational on Saturday, April 7 at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.
Contact: Aaron McPherson