Baldwin Wallace University Men's and Women's Throwers Compete at Findlay
FINDLAY, OHIO – The Baldwin Wallace University men’s and women’s indoor track throwers competed last night (Friday, February 3, 2012) at the University of Findlay Open Meet. The remainder of the teams are in action at The College of Wooster Invitational at 12:00 noon in the brand new Scot Center.
For the men, junior Mitch Supan (Medina/ Walsh Jesuit) led the Yellow Jackets as he won the men’s shot with a season-best throw of 53’ 0.25” which ranks him 10th in Division III, and also placed sixth in the weight throw as he recorded a mark of 55'0".
In addition to Supan, junior Zach Marinucci (Brunswick) was second in the shot put with a throw of 52’6” which ranks him 12th in Division III. Also in the shot put, senior Miles Moore (Gettysburg, Pa./ Deleone Catholic) placed sixth at 48’9.5”. In the weight throw, Moore was ninth at 45’10.5” and Marinucci was 13th at 42’0”
For the women, junior Cristina Perrine (Middleburg Heights/ Midpark) placed ninth in the shot put with a mark of 40’9.5”. Also in the shot put, senior Leslie Purnell (Springfield/ Central Catholic) was 10th at 37’11.5” and sophomore Alex Shaw (Pittsburgh, Pa./ Bishop Canevin) was 16th at 22’3”. To date this season, Perrine ranks 13th in Div. III with a best throw of 42’0.5” and Purnell is 37th at 40’0.5”.
In the weight throw at Findlay, Purnell was 10th at 53’1” to rank 13th in Division III, Perrine was 11th at 50’7.5” and Shaw was 22nd at 31’0”. Overall, Perrine ranks ninth in Division III in the weight throw with a season-best toss of 54’7.25”.
Following its meet at Wooster today, the Yellow Jackets return home and will host the annual BW Mid-February Meet next Friday, Feb. 10 at 5:00 p.m. BW also will host the annual Greater Cleveland College Championship Meet on Friday, Feb. 17 at 5:00 p.m.
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