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Women's Track & Field Heads to Ohio Northern for OAC Indoor Championships

Women's Track & Field Heads to Ohio Northern for OAC Indoor Championships




WILMINGTON, Ohio - The Wilmington College women's track and field team travels to Ohio Northern University (ONU) for the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) Indoor Track & Field Championships this weekend.

The Meet: On Friday, field events will begin at noon while track events are slated to start at 4:30 p.m. On Saturday, field events begin at 10 a.m. while track events start competition at 2 p.m.

The Teams: Wilmington will be joined by host Ohio Northern along with the other eight OAC institutions – Baldwin Wallace University, Capital University, Heidelberg University, John Carroll University, Marietta College, the University of Mount Union, Muskingum University and Otterbein University.

The Coach: Ron Combs enters his 19th season as the head coach of Wilmington's men's and women's track and field teams. Combs has been named Coach of the Year, twice by the Heartland Athletic Conference, and once by the OAC. In 2002, he led the men's indoor team to a sixth-place finish at NCAA DIII Championships.

Who to Watch – Track Events: Emma Burke is qualified in the 200-meter (27.54 seconds), 400-meter (1:02.97) and 500-meter dashes (1:27.93) while Cheyenne Rhodes will join Burke in the 500-meter dash (1:25.66). Burke (9.52 seconds) and Sidney Fields (10.13 seconds) are slated to compete in the 60-meter hurdles.

Who to Watch – Field Events: Kayli Sullivan will throw in both the weight throw (43' 9 ¾") and the shot put (35' 8 ½") while Keva Cox will jump in the high jump (4' 9 ¾").

Social Media: Wilmington athletics is represented on Facebook (Wilmington College Athletics), Twitter (@DubCQuakers) and Instagram (@DubCQuakers). Follow all the happenings of Wilmington College on social media by using the hashtag "#WeAreDubC".

Coverage: Live results and live video of each day will be available - visit the links above.

Up Next: Wilmington will return to Ohio Northern next weekend for the ONU Last Chance Meet.