No. 18 Ohio State Wraps Up Last Regular Season Indoor Meet In Style
Feb. 17, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 18 Ohio State women's track and field team finished up their last regular season indoor meet in front of a supportive hometown crowd Friday at French Field House. The Scarlet and Gray put on a show for fans, setting 12 new personal-best times and marks while also claiming eight gold medals.
In her last meet at French Field House, Christina Manning ran a time of 8.11 in the 60m hurdles for the victory. Manning then set a PR of 7.28 in the 60m dash, second-fastest in Ohio State history. With the second-best time in school history, Shaniqua McGinnis set a PR and claimed a gold medal in the 600m run. McGinnis's time was 1:30.97.
Chesna Sykes used a PR of 7.32 in the 60m dash to finish second and move up in the record book with the third-best time in school history. Madison McNary finished the top-3 sweep with a time of 7.38. Ohio State swept the top-3 spots in the 400m dash. Nyjah Cousar (55.52), Kachay Hullum (55.90) and Jackie Dim (56.20) finished 1-2-3. Christienne Linton collected two top-3 finishes for Ohio State. Linton took second in the long jump with a mark of 5.88m (19-3.5) and third in the 60m hurdles with a new personal-best time of 8.30. Kelcey McKinney (25.43) and Rachael Mack (25.58) place second and third, respectively, in the 200m dash.
With a leap of 11.97m (39-3.25), Abie Ehimwenman won the triple jump. Ashley Woodruff (11.72m/38-5.5) took second. Ashley Galbraith claimed gold in the high jump after winning the jump off. Galbraith cleared the bar at 1.77m (5-9.75).
Here's a recap of the rest of the action from the OSU Tune-Up: