Stacked Field Awaits Buckeyes in New York City

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Meredith Wagner
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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 Live results can be found at

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 ( 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

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 ( 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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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.

Up Next
Ohio State competes at the SPIRE NCAA Division I Invitational in Geneva, Ohio, Feb. 8-9.