Buckeyes Back on the Road for McCravy Memorial

Go Buckeyes! Ohio State heads to Lexington, Ky., Friday for the Rod McCravy Memorial.
Go Buckeyes!
Ohio State heads to Lexington, Ky., Friday for the Rod McCravy Memorial.
Go Buckeyes!

Jan. 24, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women's track and field team heads to Lexington, Ky., this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 25-26, for the Rod McCravy Memorial, hosted by the University of Kentucky.
Action from Nutter Field House in Lexington is scheduled to begin at approximately 10:00 a.m. ET Friday and Saturday. A complete recap will be available after the meet at www.OhioStateBuckeyes.com. Live results can be found at www.ukathletics.com.

Notable Competing Teams
Georgia Tech
Miami (Ohio)

OSU Ranked No. 58 in USTFCCCA Week One Poll; Fifth in Regional Rankings
Ohio State is ranked No. 58 in the week one edition of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I team rankings, released Jan. 21.

Five Big Ten teams are ranked in the Top 30: No. 18 Wisconsin, No. 21 Michigan, No. 23 Nebraska, No. 24 Michigan State and No. 28 Illinois.

In the Great Lakes regional rankings, Ohio State checks in at No. 5 behind Notre Dame, Kent State, Michigan and Indiana.

For more information on the USTFCCCA rankings, visit www.ustfccca.org.

Buckeyes in the Individual Top 25
Two 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 (www.TFRRS.org). A look at where the Buckeyes sit:

Alexis Thomas – No. 15 in the weight throw
Michelle Thomas – No. 18 in the 5000m



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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 Buckeyes hit the road for the first time in 2013 last Friday and Saturday, traveling to the Gladstein Invitational in Bloomington, Ind.

Highlights included Christienne Linton and Alexandria Johnson’s 1-2 sweep of the 60m hurdles, personal-best times in both the 3000m and 5000m by Michelle Thomas, and a dominating win by the Buckeye 4x400m relay team.

Up Next
Ohio State travels to New York, N.Y., next Friday, Feb. 1, for the New Balance Collegiate Invitational.