OAKLAND TRAVELS TO YOUNGSTOWN STATE FOR HORIZON LEAGUE OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
May 4, 2017

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ROCHESTER, Mich. - The Oakland track and field team heads to Youngstown, Ohio for the 2017 Horizon League Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at Farmers National Bank Field. Competition is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, May 5 through Sunday, May 7. All three days of competition will be broadcast live on ESPN3.

2016 HL Outdoor Championships Highlights:
▪ Oakland placed third on both sides (men-165 pts, women-156 pts) matching the program's best finish set last during the 2015 season
Aaron Davis repeated as 200m champion (21.14) and won the 100m (10.66) becoming the first Horizon League student-athlete since 2012 to sweep both events earning him Most Outstanding Performer honors
Corey Goodloe finished third in the 400m (47.60) and led the 4x400 and 4x100 relay teams to a third and fifth place finish respectively earning Freshman of the Year nod
▪ The Golden Grizzlies dominated the 5000m as Bryce Stroede (14:41.85) captured title followed by Andrew Bowman (3rd-14:43.31) and Jacob Bowman (6th-14:58.39)
Ashley Burr (17:43.87) repeated as 5000m champion followed by Sammy Mondry (2nd-17:44.70) and Alana Koepf (3rd-17:47.44)
Meghan Daly broke her own school record in the javelin with a distance of 122 feet, seven inches to claim the league title
▪ Oakland swept the 10,000 meter event as Bryce Stroede and Sammy Mondry claimed individual titles running 30:19.70 and 37:33.64 respectively
Andrew Bowman (8:59.01) and Kailey Weingartz (10:50.74) each captured 3000m steeplechase titles while George O'Connor (9:02.13) and Ashley Burr (10:51.88) both placed second
Chris Scott (1:59.63) and Lydia Stanley (2:17.08) also both won the 800m crown
Gino Vitella placed runner-up in the shot put throwing a season-best 55 feet, 11.25 inches
▪ The Golden Grizzlies had three second place school record finishes from Whitney Mergens (5 ft., 7.25 in.) in the high jump, Brandon Davis (23 ft., 2.50 in.) in the long jump and Gino Vitella (157 ft., 7 in.) in the discus

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