Buckeyes Head North for Great Lakes Regional
Nov. 14, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Championship season continues for the Ohio State men’s cross country team this Friday, Nov. 15, at the 2013 NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships in Madison, Wis. The team heads 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 noon CT Friday. A complete recap will available later in the day at www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com.
Setting the Stage
Recapping the 2012 Great Lakes Regional
Leading the way for the Scarlet and Gray on the 10k course, Donny Roys earned All-Regional honors with an 11th-place time of 31:19. Brian Hannaford (39th, 32:07), Curtis Hanle (63rd, 32:32), Nick Pupino (67th, 32:37) and Blake Taneff (89th, 33:04) also scored for the Buckeyes.
Wisconsin won the regional title with a team score of 43. Second place went to Michigan (73 points) while Indiana took bronze with a score 107.
Buckeyes Eighth in Great Lakes Regional Rankings
Last Time Out
OSU finished the meet with a team score of 182. No. 11 Indiana took home the team championship with a score of 51. No. 16 Michigan earned silver with a score of 66 and No. 19 Wisconsin, winner of the previous 14 Big Ten championships, took third with a score of 71. Malachy Schrobilgen, a freshman for Wisconsin, won the individual title with a time of 24:16.9.
Pupino was the top Buckeye runner on the day, finishing 28th overall with a time of 25:05.2. Also scoring for Ohio State were Hannaford (30th, 25:09.3), Hanle (40th, 25:19.8), Jordan Redd (43rd, 25:23.0) and Michael Brajdic (49th, 25:27.4).