Buckeyes Face 29 Squads at Great Lakes Regional Friday
Nov. 7, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Championship season continues for the Ohio State men’s cross country team this Friday, Nov. 9, at the 2012 NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships in Madison, Wis. The team heads to north in search of a top-2 finish and automatic bid to the NCAA championships later this month.
The 10k race at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Course is slated for 2:15 p.m. ET Friday. A complete recap will available later in the day at www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com.
Scouting the Field
Buckeyes Ranked Ninth in Great Lakes Region
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Recapping the 2011 Regionals
Adam Green had the best performance for the Buckeyes, finishing 19th out of 211 competitors in a 10k time of 30:44.4. Donny Roys (30:48.6) finished 21st overall followed by Chris Fallon (30:51.5) in 22nd place. Julian Meyer and Taylor Williams rounded out the scoring for OSU with 31st- and 33rd-place finishes, respectively.
Last Time Out
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. 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 Jordan Redd (55th, 25:03) and Nick Pupino (56th, 25:04).