WOOSTER, Ohio -- Despite less-than-ideal conditions, the outdoor season continued for the Heidelberg track & field teams at the Wooster Invitational. Behind five victories and 13 top three finishes, the women's team placed third and the men's team finished sixth.
Up next for Heidelberg, the team co-hosts the Tiffelberg Open on Saturday, April 6. During the meet, the school will honor the 1998 men's cross country team and the 1999 men's outdoor track & field team on the 20th anniversary of their OAC Championships.
Women's 200 Meter Dash: Grove and Hayes repeated their 1-2 finish in the 200. Grove won with a time of 26.33 and Hayes was right behind with a time of 26.42.
Men's Long Jump: Wes Fritz took first in the long jump with a leap of 6.53m.
Women's 400 Meter Hurdles: Allison Schwarzbek won the event by clocking a 1:06.18.
Women's 100 Meter Hurdles: Schwarzbek was second among collegians with a time of 16.27.
Men's 5000 Meter Run: Among attached runners, Austin Neura was second in the 5K with a time of 15:15.76. Alex Waterston was fifth with a time of 16:05.18.
Women's Long Jump: Arinn Hayes was the runner-up again, but this time it wasn't to Grove. Hayes had a mark of 5.51m, 0.07m off the leader.
Men's 1500 Meter Run: David Drushal took third in the 1500 with a time of 4:12.99.
Men's High Jump: Fritz cleared 1.89m and took home third place.
Men's Steeplechase: Mitch Luken and Andrew Symonds went 3-4 in the steeple with times of 10:19.34 and 10:40.61.
Women's Steeplechase: Taylor Rodriguez was fourth in the steeple, clocking a 13:42.47.
Men's 4x400m Relay: Sam Steffen, Kenny Beucler, Drushal and Dimitri Pennick were sixth with a 3:48.77.
Women's 5,000 Meter Run: Amanda Elkins grabbed two points with an 18:56.85.
Men's 200 Meter Dash: Volaskis Walkins (23.70) picked up a point with an eighth place finish.
Women's Discus: Alexia Page-Boyd was eighth with a long throw of 34.00m.
Men's Javelin: Marques Johnson finished eighth with a throw of 25.73m.
Women's Javelin: Ayanna Hayes took eighth in the jav with a throw of 20.81m.