Sprinters Highlight Strong Weekend at Kentucky Invitational
Jan. 18, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State women's track and field team enjoyed a successful two days of competition at the Kentucky Invitational Friday and Saturday in Lexington, Ky.
Here's a complete recap of the two-day meet:
Sykes turned in a time of 7.35, while Abraham crossed the finish line in 7.42 seconds.
Sixth place went to senior Alexandria Johnson in a time of 8.51 seconds.
Sykes sprinted to a runner-up time of 23.85 seconds, the eighth-best time in Division I this season. Abraham's third-place time of 24.15 ranks 14th in DI this season.
Freshman Aaliyah Barnes was sixth overall in a time of 56.76.
Freshman Rachel Weber won the event in a time of 2:13.49.
A leap of 5.90 meters (19-4.25) helped junior Abie Ehimwenman to fourth place.
Sophomore Jasmine Glover cleared the bar at 1.65 meters (5-5.00) for a fifth-place finish overall.
Ohio State placed fourth overall in a time of 3:51.25.
The Buckeyes finished second in 11:55.09, the sixth-best time in the nation so far this season.