Stanley's Javelin Win Highlights Day One at the JOTC

Go Buckeyes! Billy Stanley
Go Buckeyes!
Billy Stanley
Go Buckeyes!

April 19, 2013

Complete Results

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Freshman Billy Stanley's first-place finish in the javelin highlighted day one at the 28th Jesse Owens Track Classic Friday evening at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.

With the win, Stanley remained undefeated as a collegiate, clearing 67.46m (221-4.00) in a steady wind. Runner-up honors went to Kent State's Brian Florek at 64.37m (211-2.00).

Also starring on the first day of competition was redshirt freshman Michael Brajdic, who crossed the finish line in second place in a time of 14:14.60, 40 seconds better than his previous personal best. Michigan State's Caleb Rhynard passed Brajdic down the stretch to win in a time of 14:14.08.

Other highlights:

3000m Steeplechase
Senior Donny Roys turned in a third-place time of 9:12.98. Michigan State's Ben Miller was first in 9:06.82. Freshman Jordan Redd placed sixth in 9:20.14.

5000m Showcase
Blake Taneff was eighth in a personal-best time of 14:33.59.

Junior Kenny Stephens placed fourth (55.26m/181-3.00).

Competition resumes tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. ET.