ADA -- The Heidelberg University track and field team gathered with the rest of the conference for the first day of the annual Ohio Athletic Conference Indoor Championships, hosted by Ohio Northern University. After Day One, the men's team is sixth and the women's team is tenth.
Ben Gutzky highlighted the day with an All-OAC performance in the weight throw.
Action resumes at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
Scored events on Friday
Men's Weight Throw: Ahead after the first throw, Gutzky wound up in third. His best throw was his fifth -- 59.22 feet.
Men's Long Jump: Wes Fritz took sixth in the long jump. His best jump -- 21-2.75 -- came on his first attempt.
Men's DMR: Heidelberg took seventh in the Distance Medley Relay with a time of 11:02.53.
Qualifying for the finals on Saturday
Women's 500M Dash: Allison Schwarzbek qualified fifth with a 1:20.61.
Men's 400M Dash: Dan Stoll enters the finals with the top qualifying time, 49.60.
Men's 200M Dash: Stoll also heads to the finals in the 200 with the top time from the prelims, 22.37s.