Men's Cross Country

Roys, Buckeyes Finish Eighth at the Big Ten Championships

Go Buckeyes! Donny Roys
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Donny Roys
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Oct. 28, 2012

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men's cross country team turned in an eighth-place finish at the 2012 Big Ten Cross Country Championships Sunday afternoon in East Lansing, Mich.

Senior Donny Roys led the way for the Scarlet and Gray on the 8k course, earning All-Big Ten honors with a 12th-place time of 24:10. Redshirt freshmen Curtis Hanle and Blake Taneff stepped up as well, running personal-best times of 24:43 and 24:52 for 41st and 46th, respectively. Also scoring for the Buckeyes were true freshmen Jordan Redd (55th, 25:03) and Nick Pupino (56th, 25:04)

20th-ranked Wisconsin captured its 14th-consecutive Big Ten title with a team score of 33. Runner-up honors went to No. 11 Michigan (65 points), while No. 24 Indiana finished third (79). Indiana’s Zach Mayhew won the individual title in a time of 23:30.

Ohio State Results
Scorers
1   12   Donny Roys 24:10
2   41   Curtis Hanle 24:43
3   46   Blake Taneff 24:52
4   55   Jordan Redd 25:03
5   56   Nick Pupino 25:04

Non-scorers
6   60   Jeff Hannaford 25:11
7   66   Brian Hannaford 25:18
8   76   Josh Sabo 25:30

Team Standings
1. Wisconsin – 33 points
2. Michigan – 65
3. Indiana – 79
4. Illinois – 86
5. Minnesota – 141
6. Penn State – 169
7. Michigan State – 183
8. Ohio State – 210
9. Purdue – 213
10. Iowa – 267
11. Nebraska – 333

Up Next
The Buckeyes will compete at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Nov. 9 in Madison, Wisc.


 

 

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