Jan. 31, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women's track and field team faces 12 of the top-25 teams in the nation this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1-2, at the Armory Collegiate Invitational in New York City.
Events from New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory are scheduled to begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. ET Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. A complete recap will be available after the meet at www.OhioStateBuckeyes.com. Live results can be found at www.armorytrack.com.
Notable Competing Teams
No. 1 Clemson
No. 2 Kansas
No. 4 Arkansas
No. 5 LSU
No. 6 Texas A&M
No. 7 Florida
No. 10 Iowa State
No. 14 Texas
No. 15 Dartmouth
No. 16 Stanford
No. 21 South Carolina
No. 25 UConn
Watch the Meet on FloTrack
Flotrack (www.flotrack.org) will broadcast live from The Armory with full coverage of the Collegiate Invitational. The live stream will be available to all Flotrack Pro members – a monthly subscription is required.
OSU Ranked No. 60 in USTFCCCA Week-Two Poll; Fourth in Regional Rankings
Ohio State is ranked No. 60 in the week-two edition of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I team rankings, released Jan. 29.
In the Great Lakes regional rankings, Ohio State checks in at No. 4 behind Michigan, Notre Dame and Kent State. Indiana State rounds out the Top 5.
For more information on the USTFCCCA rankings, visit www.ustfccca.org.
Buckeyes in the Individual Top 25
Seven 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:
• Meredith Wagner - No. 12 in the 5000m
• Aisha Cavin - No. 17 in the 200m
• Alexis Thomas - No. 18 in the weight throw
• Katie Borchers - No. 24 in the Distance Medley
• SoSo Walker - No. 24 in the Distance Medley
• Janel Olberding - No. 24 in the Distance Medley
• Tori Brink - No. 24 in the Distance Medley
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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
Ohio State enjoyed a successful weekend of competition last Friday and Saturday, Jan. 25-26, at the Rod McCravy Memorial Invitational in Lexington, Ky.
Cavin, Wagner and Michelle Thomas were the top performers of the weekend for the Buckeyes. Cavin was a winner in the 200m and a bronze medalist in the 400m, while Wagner and Thomas turned in impressive times in the 5000m and 3000m, respectively.
Ohio State competes at the SPIRE NCAA Division I Invitational in Geneva, Ohio, Feb. 8-9.
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