Eight Land On Track & Field All-Great Midwest Team

Eight Land On Track & Field All-Great Midwest Team

INDIANAPOLIS – Ohio Dominican's men's and women's track and field teams had eight student-athletes pick up All-Great Midwest recognition in voting conducted by the conference's head coaches.

ODU had six men earn First Team All-Great Midwest honors in seniors Justin Carroll (Berea, Ohio), Chad Ellis (Brook Park, Ohio) and Avery Sumpter (Lima, Ohio), along with sophomores Draven Bass (Circleville, Ohio), Cam Brandon (Cleveland, Ohio), and freshman Amir Metts (Cincinnati, Ohio).

Sophomore Alex Botello (Hilliard, Ohio) picked up Second Team All-Great Midwest honors, while sophomore Megan Tamasovich (Canal Winchester, Ohio) earned Third Team All-Great Midwest recognition on the women's side.

Carroll, who became the first student-athlete in program history to qualify for the NCAA Division II Championship in track and field, was recognized for his time in the 800 with his conference record time of 1:50.24, which has earned him the 15th seed in the NCAA meet. He, along with Bass, were recognized by the USTFCCCA on Tuesday as All-Midwest Region selections.

Ellis, along with Metts and Bass, were honored for their performance in the 4x400 at the G-MAC Championship as they, along with Carroll, set a conference record time of 3:16.01.

Brandon, Sumpter, Metts and Bass teamed up to win the 4x100 in the G-MAC Championship with a conference record of 42.21 as well.

Botello finished in second in the pole vault in the G-MAC Championship with a height of 4.20 meters.

Tamasovich took third in the high jump with her leap of 1.62 meters to earn her all-conference accolade as well.

Contact: Scott Miles