Akron, Ohio - The Youngstown State track and field team competed against Akron, Kent State and Ashland at the Northeast Ohio Quad on Thursday and Friday at Akron's Lee Jackson Field.
Freshman Ryan Booth finished first in the shot put winning the event with a toss of 16.09 meters on Thursday. On Friday, Arnaldo Morales won the high jump clearing a height of 2.12 meters. Morales' jump was a personal best and ranks second in school history just .01 meters off the record.
In the running events, Tiffany Barnes second in the 100m at 12.38 seconds, McKinsie Klim was third in the 3,000 meters with a time of 10:40.24, Jennifer Shiley was third in the 400-meter hurdles at 1:05.11 while Taylor McDonald was fourth with a time of 1:05.99 and Ryan Sullivan was second in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 8:42.71.
The Penguins are next in action at the Tennessee Relays Powered by Sea Ray on April 9-11.
Akron 125, Youngstown State 54
Ashland 95.5, Youngstown State 83.5
Akron 118, YSU 53
Kent State 104, YSU 63
Ashland 88, YSU 67