Great Lakes Regional Next Up for Ohio State
Nov. 7, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s cross country team travels to Madison, Wis. this Friday, Nov. 9, for the 2012 NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships. The team heads to the University of Wisconsin campus in search of a top-2 finish and automatic bid to the NCAA championships later this month.
The 6k race at the Thomas Zimmer Championship Course is slated for 1:00 p.m. ET. A complete recap will available later in the day at www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com.
Scouting the Field
Buckeyes Ranked Seventh in Great Lakes Region
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Recapping the 2011 Regionals
Leading the way for the Buckeyes was Tori Brink, who finished the 6k race 19th out of 227 competitors with a time of 21:08.4. Right behind her was Nicole Hilton, who placed 20th in 21:09.3. Senior Jordan Jennewine (21:12.0) finished 23rd to round out Buckeye runners in the Top 25.
Last Time Out
Meredith Wagner was the star of the day for the Buckeyes. The junior from Sylvania, Ohio, earned All-Big Ten honors with a 12th-place time of 20:41 on the 6k course. Michelle Thomas was stellar for the Scarlet and Gray as well, crossing the finish line in 20:56 for a 21st place. Brink (40th, 21:18), Hilton (44th, 21:24) and Katie Borchers (53rd, 21:34) rounded out scoring for OSU.