BW Women Finish Fourth and Men are Sixth at OAC Championships
Shaina Kovatch (Parma/ Valley Forge)
placed 15th in 23:15.2 for
the Yellow Jackets.
ADA, OHIO -- The Baldwin Wallace University women’s cross country team placed fourth and the men finished sixth today (Saturday, October 29, 2011) at the Ohio Athletic Conference Championships hosted by Ohio Northern University.
The BW women scored 106 points and placed fourth of 10 total teams. The Yellow Jacket men had 161 points to place sixth of 10 OAC schools.
The women were led by junior Sarah Rospert (Milan/ Edison) as she placed 13th of 157 total runners and completed the 6K course in 23:11.4. She was followed in the top on the team by junior Shaina Kovatch (Parma/ Valley Forge) in 15th place in 23:15.2, junior Lauren McGaughey (Allison Park, Pa./ Hampton) in 21st place in 23:26.9, junior Tess Hoogeveen (Westerville/ South) in 26th place in 23:57.0 and sophomore Brooke Hradisky (Aurora) was 31st in 24:06.7.
The Yellow Jacket men were led by junior Ken Janosko (Mentor), who was the individual runner-up of 156 runners as he completed 8k course in 25:44.8. He was followed in the Yellow Jacket top five by junior Nick Jeffers (South Amherst/ Firelands) in 36th place in 27:15.0, senior Thomas Wilkin (Powell/ Olentangy Liberty) in 46th in 27:30.6, freshman Greg Blevins (Mentor) in 50th in 27:32.8, senior Drew Beck (Canandaigua, N.Y./ Canandaigua Academy) in 53rd place in 27:39.0 and junior Davis Gerding (Strongsville) was 57th in 27:44.4.
The Yellow Jackets are back in action on Saturday, November 12 when they travel to Oberlin, Ohio to compete at the 2011 NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional Meet at 11:00 a.m.
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