The Case Western Reserve University track and field teams will continue its outdoor campaign this weekend, when the team travels to New Concord, Ohio for the Amy Adams Memorial Invitational, hosted by Muskingum University on Friday, March 22nd through Saturday, March 23rd.
Action at the meet is slated to begin with the women's hammer throw on Friday, March 22nd at 3:30 p.m. The first day will conclude with the women's javelin.
The meet will resume on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with the women's pole vault, and on the track with the women's and men's 10,000 meter run. Action is slated to wrap up with the men's 4x400-meter relay. The track events will follow a rolling time schedule.
After one week of competition in the outdoor season, the Spartan men have totaled six marks that rank among the top-25 in Division III this year. Junior Dominic Oddo is seventh (6.81m) in the long jump, junior Grant McCarthy is ninth (32:14.96) in the 10,000-meter run, sophomore Dmytro Blundell is 16th (9:48.68) in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, junior Michael Hradesky is 19th (1:57.14) in the 800-meter run, junior Jonathan Haling is 23rd (57.38) in the 400-meter hurdles and sophomore Eric Rachita is 25th (10:01.06) in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.
For the women, graduate student Cassandra Laios ranks first nationally in the hammer throw with a mark of 51.62 meters, while also ranking third in the shot put (12.65m) and 11th in the discus (38.80m). Other top-25 DIII times/marks by the Spartan women came from junior Abbey Waltz in the pole vault (8th, 3.37m), sophomore Grace Kemerer in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9th, 12:10.86) and junior Samantha Kelts in the triple jump (20th, 10.81m).
Results and a recap of CWRU's performances at the meet will be posted to athletics.case.edu following the completion of competition on Saturday.