January 24, 2010
RedStorm track competes at Otterbein
Westerville, Oh. --- The University of Rio Grande RedStorm men's and women's indoor track and field squads competed at the Otterbein Indoor Invitational on Saturday at Otterbein College. The RedStorm women placed 4th (out of six teams) with 58 points while a limited number of RedStorm men finished 6th (out of six teams), scoring 27 points.
Senior sprinter Chris Woodfork (Chillicothe, OH) had the best overall performance for the men's teams at Otterbein as he won the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.99. He was runner-up in the 55-meter dash registering a time of 6.76.
Sophomore distance runner Nick Wilson (Fleming, OH) was runner-up in the 3,000-meter run, registering a time of 9:22.80.
Freshman Jay Butler (Cincinnati, OH) finished 8th in the long jump with a best leap of 19 feet, 1 ½ inches.
Rio Grande will have the week off from competition and return to action, February 6 at the Marietta Open.