Women's Track & Field

Buckeyes Bloomington Bound for Gladstein Invitational

Go Buckeyes! OSU competes at Indiana's Gladstein Invitational this Friday and Saturday.
Go Buckeyes!
OSU competes at Indiana's Gladstein Invitational this Friday and Saturday.
Go Buckeyes!

Jan. 17, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women's track and field team travels to Bloomington, Ind., this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18-19, for the Gladstein Invitational.

Hosted by Indiana University, the two-day event is scheduled for noon ET Friday and 10 a.m. ET Saturday at Gladstein Fieldhouse. Follow the action with live scoring at www.iuhoosiers.com. A complete recap will be available after the meet at www.OhioStateBuckeyes.com.     

Notable Competing Teams
Miami (Ohio)
Ball State

Buckeyes Ranked No. 55 in USTFCCCA Preseason Poll
Ohio State is ranked No. 55 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) preseason rankings, released Jan. 8.

Six Big Ten teams are ranked in the Top 50: No. 16 Wisconsin, No. 19 Michigan, No. 21 Nebraska, No. 22 Illinois, No. 23 Michigan State and No. 50 Penn State.

Buckeyes in the Individual Top 25
Three members of the women's track and field team find themselves ranked within the Top 25 in several event areas nationally according to Track & Field Results Reporting System (TFRRS.org). A look at where the Buckeyes sit:

Alexis Thomas – No. 10 in the weight throw
Janel Olberding – No. 22 in the 800m
Ashlee Abraham – No. 23 in the 200m and No. 24 in the 60m

Follow the Buckeyes on Facebook and Twitter!
The women's track and field and cross country programs are on Facebook and Twitter. Visit www.facebook.com/OSUwtrackXC  and www.twitter.com/OhioState_WTRK to get the latest news and notes on the Buckeyes.



Last Time Out
The Ohio State women's track and field team welcomed the hometown crowd and several area teams and individual entrants to French Field House Jan. 18 for the Buckeye Classic.

Highlights included Abraham’s double-win in the 60m and 200m in her Buckeye debut, a stellar season-opening mark in the weight throw (20.11m/65-11.75) from Thomas, and 2012 NCAA champion Christina Manning’s professional debut for adidas in the 60m hurdles (8.20).

Up Next
The Buckeyes travel to Lexington, Ky., for the McCravy Memorial Invitational Jan. 25.

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