Columbus, Ohio - High jumpers Arnaldo Morales and Abby Jones earned victories while the men's and women's sprinters had a strong day for the Track and Field program at the Jesse Owens Track Classic on Saturday at Ohio State.
Chad Zallow won the 110m hurdles with a time of 13.88 seconds. He finished 0.17 seconds in front of Ohio State's DaJuan Seward. Later in the day, Zallow placed third in the 200m dash with a time of 21.24 seconds. The time for Zallow was a career best eclipsing his previous best of 21.30 seconds.
Morales won the high jump with a leap of 2.03m. He had the same height as Findlay's Trey Everett but won by having fewer attempts. Jones won the women's high jump eclipsing 1.73m.
Jaliyah Elliott was second in the 100m dash with a time of 11.75 seconds. Later she took fourth in the 200m dash with a time of 24.09 seconds to lead the Guins.
Carl Zallow was fourth in the 100m dash with time of 10.65 seconds. Brendon Lucas was sixth in the event running a time of 10.70 seconds. Lucas also clocked a time of 21.77 seconds in the 200m while Josh Beaumont ran a time of 21.87 seconds.
Amber Eles was third in the 100m hurdles with a time of 13.93 seconds. Eles finished behind unnattached runner and former Horizon League Champion Cassandra Lloyd and Ohio State's Chantel Ray in the 100m hurdles.
The sprint relay teams had a strong performance to open the day. The women's 4x100 relay was third with a time of 46.09 seconds. The men's relay was second with a time of 40.79 seconds.
Nicole Squatrito finished 11th in the 1,500m with a time of 4:36.64. It was almost a three-second improvement for Squatrito on her personal-best time and moved her into second in school history in the event ahead of Emily Schnitkey.
Freshman Ashleigh Rowley had a personal-best time of 17:45.79 in the 5,000m run to set a personal best by more than a minute in the event.
In the javelin, Angela Lock was sixth with a throw of 42.46m on Friday.
Other Notable Performances
- Reshanna Simon - 43.29m in the Hammer Throw
- Keishawnna Burts - 11.96 seconds in the 100m dash, 24.38 seconds in the 200m dash
- Taylor Thompkins - 11.98 seconds in the 100m dash
- Amber Eles - 1:07.43 in the 400m hurdles
- Sean Peterson - 1:54.24 in the 800m
- Morgan Buckley - PR in the steeplechase with a time of 11:21.81
- Caitlyn Trebella - 3.67m in the pole vault
- Daiquain Watson - 6.45m in the long jump