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Men's Track & Field Heads to Otterbein for OAC Elite Meet

Men's Track & Field Heads to Otterbein for OAC Elite Meet



*Story by David Wahl III

WILMINGTON, Ohio -  Wilmington will be sending the men's team off to Westerville, Ohio to compete against the top athletes in the conference at the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) Elite Meet.  

The Schedule:  Field events start at 11:00 AM, however, track events start later in the day at 4:00 PM. 

The Teams:  The Quakers will be joined at Memorial Stadium by the entirety of the OAC. 

The Coach: Ron Combs continues his 23rd 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:  Simon Heys is coming off of an off week after running a top five Division three time in the country in the 10,000-meter run the weekend prior. He will be competing in the hottest race of the day, the 5,000-meter run. Nate Marcum enters the Elite Meet in the top three in the conference in both events in which he competes. He will look to score in both the discus and the hammer throw.  

Coverage: Meet information is available - visit the link above.  Results will be available after the conclusion of the meet.  

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".

Up Next:  Wilmington heads back to Tiffin, Ohio to compete in the last meet of the regular season.