CWRU Track and Field Gears Up for Mid-February Meet and Indoor All-Ohio Championships

CWRU Track and Field Gears Up for Mid-February Meet and Indoor All-Ohio Championships

This weekend, members of the Case Western Reserve University men' and women's track and field teams will either be competing in the Mid-February Meet hosted by Baldwin Wallace University or the 2019 Division III All-Ohio Championships.

The Mid-February Meet will take place on Friday, February 8th at the Lou Higgins Center Fieldhouse, while the All-Ohio Championships are on Saturday, February 9th at Otterbein University in Clements Recreation and Fitness Center (Running & Jumping Events) and the The Rike Center (Throwing Events).

Last season, the men's team finished 9th of 15 teams at the Mid-February Meet and second out of 18 teams at the All-Ohio Championships, while the women finished sixth out of 16 teams at Baldwin Wallace and sixth of 17 teams at Otterbein.

Last weekend, the Spartans competed at the Bob Shannon Invitational hosted by Denison University where graduate student Cassandra Laios, junior Samantha Kelts and junior Jonathan Haling highlighted a number of strong performances.

Laios swept the throwing events, as she won the weight throw with a mark of 16.73 meters and then took first in the shot put with a toss of 13.79 meters. Kelts also added a first-place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 10.68 meters.

Haling led the men with a first-place finish in the 400-meter dash with a time of 51.21. He also added a second-place finish in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.60.

The BW Mid-February Meet is set to begin with field events at 4:00 p.m., with running events to follow at 5:00 p.m. For more meet information, CLICK HERE.

The field and running events will both begin at 12:00 p.m. at the All-Ohio Championships. For more meet information, CLICK HERE.