Oddo Breaks School Record at Polar Bear Last Chance Meet

Oddo Breaks School Record at Polar Bear Last Chance Meet

Senior Dominic Oddo highlighted the performances for the Case Western Reserve University track and field teams, setting a new school record at the 2020 Polar Bear Last Chance Meet hosted by Ohio Northern University.

Oddo set a new school record in the men's heptathlon with a score of 4,768 points. His 4,768 points breaks his previous school record of 4,709 points set at the 2019 Polar Bear Last Chance Meet.

Oddo finished second out of seven competitors in the men's heptathlon. On the first day, Oddo earned a first-place finish in the long jump with a mark of 6.85 meters (778 points), placed second in the high jump with a mark of 1.82 meters (644 points), finished fourth in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.38 seconds (752 points) and placed fifth in the shot put with a toss of 10.45 meters (513 points). He totaled 2,687 points after the first day of competition. On Saturday, he finished first in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:50.56 (760 points), placed third in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.94 (759 points) and finished third in the pole vault with a mark of 3.80 meters (562 points).

Sophomore Logan Singer also competed on Saturday as he finished second in the men's mile run after crossing the finish line with a time of 4:17.50.

A total of 20 men and 20 women will be selected to compete on the national stage at each event and that will be announced Monday.

Should any Spartan earn a bid to the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships, the competition is set to begin on Friday, March 13th and go through Saturday, March 14th in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at the JDL Fast Track.