Ohio State Victorious in Five Events at Purdue
May 3, 2014
The top effort of the day came in the 200-meter dash, where Ohio State athletes placed first and second in the event. Freshman Aaliyah Barnes claimed the title in a time of 24.14, while senior Ashlee Abraham earned runner-up honors in 24.42.
Junior Alexandria Johnson was victorious in the 100-meter hurdles, crossing the finish line in 13.68 seconds. Teammates Alexis Franklin (13.99) and Jasmine Glover (14.20) joined Johnson in the Top 5 -- the sophomores placed fourth and fifth, respectively.
In the 5000-meter run, the win went to sophomore Minori Minagawa in a time of 17:24.44. Ohio State placed three athletes in the Top 4 overall. Senior Mallory Kreider was third in 17:48.18 and junior Nicole Hilton fourth in 17:48.34.
Ohio State also captured wins in both the 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relays. Abraham, Barnes, senior Alycia Prior and sophomore Aliyah Everson combined for the win in the 4x1 in a time of 45.03, while Barnes, Franklin, Johnson and sophomore SoSo Walker turned in a season-best time of 3:39.99 to take home first-place in the 4x4.
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