Buckeyes Return to Action Friday at Notre Dame
Oct. 3, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s cross country team looks to sustain its early season momentum Friday at the 8k Notre Dame Invitational in South Bend, Ind.
Undefeated two meets into the season, the Buckeyes step up the competition level a notch at Notre Dame’s Burke Golf Course, facing eight ranked opponents in the Blue Division race at 5:00 p.m. ET Friday afternoon. A complete recap will be available after the race at www.OhioStateBuckeyes.com.
Notable Competing Teams
Buckeyes Ranked Sixth in USTFCCCA Great Lakes Region
Visit www.ustfccca.org for the complete regional rankings as well as the national Top 25 poll.
Last Time Out
Ohio State totaled a team score of 28 to defeat host Purdue by 21 points. Michigan was third with a team score of 69, followed by Illinois with 76.
Sophomore Jordan Redd was the top Buckeye finisher for the second meet in a row, crossing the finish line in an 8k personal-best time of 24:50.9 for second-place finish overall. Redshirt sophomore Brian Hannaford was third overall in a PR of 24:53.8, followed sophomore Nick Pupino (fourth, PR of 24:55.2) and redshirt sophomores Curtis Hanle (seventh, 25:10.6) and Blake Taneff (10th, 25:15.4).