Buckeyes Conclude Competition at Gladstein Invitational

Go Buckeyes! Ashlee Abraham took first place in the 60m.
Go Buckeyes!
Ashlee Abraham took first place in the 60m.
Go Buckeyes!

Jan. 19, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s track and field team wrapped up competition today at the Gladstein Invitational. The Friday/Saturday event took place in Bloomington, Ind.

For full results visit http://www.tfrrs.org/results/26728.html.

Here’s an event-by-event breakdown of the Buckeyes’ top performers this weekend:


Ashlee Abraham took the top spot overall with a time of 7.51 seconds. Adenike Pedro (7.63) finished third and Christienne Linton (7.65) came in fourth.  

60m Hurdles

Linton and Alexandria Johnson finished 1-2 overall with times of 8.47 and 8.55 seconds respectively.

200m Invitational

Finishing with a time of 24.20 seconds, Aisha Cavins came in third overall.


Cheyenne Hoerr crossed the finish line in 56.90 seconds to claim second place and Sonikqua Walker took home fourth place with her time of 57.24. 

400m Invitational

Former Buckeye Shaniqua McGinnis took second place with her time of 55.39. Johnson finished first in her heat, fifth overall with a time of 57.16 seconds.



600m Invitational

Walker placed third overall in the 600m with a finishing time of 1:33.76 with Hoerr (1:33.83) right on her heels for fourth.  

800m Invitational

McGinnis, competing unattached, used a time of 2:06.45 to take first place. Janel Olberding finished in 2:12.72 to end up in fourth place.


Katherine Betts used a time of 2:15.93 to finish in third place.

3000m Invitational

Michelle Thomas ran a personal-best time of 9:50.79 and finished in seventh place overall.


With a time of 10:00.53, Tori Brink took first place, while Sakiko Minagawa (10:19.59) finished fifth.

Mile Run

Katie Borchers crossed the finish line in 5:01.41 to earn a second place finish. 

Weight Throw

Alexis Thomas placed second with a throw of 20.11m (65-11.75), matching her throw from a week ago. Emily Taylor (15.99m/52-5.50) and Alyssa Gary (13.43m/44-0.75) took 11th and 27th, respectively.

Shot Put

Gary finished 22nd with a season-best throw of 12.30m (40-4.25).

High Jump

With a leap of 1.68m (5-6), Jordan Moxley took fourth place.

Long Jump

With a jump of 5.90m (19-4.25), Adenike Pedro took second overall.

4x400m Relay

Ohio State– Hoerr, Cavin, Walker and Johnson – won the race in a time of 3:46.68.

4x800m Relay

The Buckeye team of Borchers, Olberding, Betts and Brink put in a first place performance, finishing in a time of 9:03.16.