Penguins Prep For HL Championships At Ashland Alumni Open

Ryan Booth throws the shot put.
Ryan Booth

With less than a week before attempting to defend their Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships, members of both the men's and women's teams were in action at the Ashland Alumni Open. Chad Zallow competed at the Penn Relays finishing third in the 100m hurdles. 

At the Penn Relays on Saturday, Zallow was third in the 110m hurdle race with a time of 13.84 seconds. Winning the event was Ronald Levy with a time of 13.33 seconds while Syracuse's Freddie Crittenden III was second at 13.44 seconds.

At the Ashland Alumni Open, three Penguins won events - Nicolette Kreatsoulas (hammer throw), Suzanne Koziol (steeplechase) and Chandler Killins (long jump).

Koziol won the steeplechase with a time of 11:27.68 while Libby Rogenski was fourth with a time of 12:25.38. Kreatsoulas won the hammer throw with a toss of 52.12m. Killins won the long jump with a leap of 5.10m. In the 4x400m relay, YSU had a winning time of 3:51.46.

Other top finishes for the Penguins included:

Ryan Booth who was third in the shot put with a throw of 17.69m. He had a throw of 47.17m in the discus.

Jaynee Corbett was second in the hammer with a heave of 51.43m. In the discus, Corbett had a throw of 43.79m and the shot put had a distance of 15.40m.

Mike Dahmen ran a time of 10:20.84 in the steeplechase. In the 1,500m, James Nedrich ran a time of 4:03.94.

Dom Westbay had a throw of 46.62m in the hammer throw in the shot put had a toss of 16.30m. 

Michelle Klim had a time of 4:48.81 in the 1,500m run.