Ohio State Returns to French Field House for Buckeye Tune-Up
Feb. 13, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s track and field team returns to French Field House Friday, Feb. 15 for the Buckeye Tune-Up. The meet will serve as the Buckeyes’ final regular-season event prior to next week’s Big Ten championships.
Throwing events are scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. ET, with competition on the track set for 6 p.m. Admission is free.
French Field House
A $1.3 million renovation project inside the field house was completed in October 2009. Renovations included:
• An all-new 200-meter state-of-the-art track and indoor field competition surface
The field house was named in honor of Prof. William E. French, who was the Western Conference faculty representative for The Ohio State University for 32 years.
Buckeyes Ranked No. 81 in USTFCCCA Week Four Poll
Ohio State checked-in at No. 81 in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) team rankings for Division I, released Feb. 12.
Three Big Ten teams are featured in the Top 50: No. 15 Illinois, No. 17 Michigan and No. 45 Michigan State.
In the Great Lakes regional rankings Ohio State sits at No. 4 behind Michigan, Kent State and Notre Dame. Wisconsin completes the Top 5.
For more information on the USTFCCCA rankings, visit www.ustfccca.org.
• Aisha Cavin – No. 16 in the 200m
Last Time Out
Highlights included a school record in the 800m from Borchers (2:07.11), an impressive 200m performance from Cavin (23.63), and improved times from both the Distance Medley (11:30.76) and 4x400m relay (3:40.32) teams.