Recent Men's Track & Field Headlines
Freshman Jordon Cummings had Rio's lone first place finish at the Otterbein Invitational
Freshman Jordon Cummings had Rio's lone first place finish at the Otterbein Invitational
Tue, Jan. 20, 2015 - [Men's Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    WESTERVILLE, Ohio - Freshman Jordon Cummings posted a first place finish in the high jump, while fellow frosh D.J. Hickman took second place in the 60-meter hurdles to lead the University of Rio Grande men's track & field team at Saturday's Otterbein Invitational hosted by Otterbein University.
    Cummings' (Columbus, OH) effort of 6-04 topped all participants in the high jump, while Hickman led Rio's strong finish in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.55.
    The RedStorm tallied 47 points as a team in their season opener to take sixth place among the 13 competing schools.
    Tiffin University took top honors with 172 points, while John Carroll University (108) and Ohio Dominican University (94) rounded out the top three. Otterbein (83.5) and Wilmington College (49) also finished in front of Rio Grande.

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Sat, Jan. 17, 2015 - [Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    WESTERVILLE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande men's and women's track and field teams open their respective 2015 schedules on Saturday at the Otterbein Invitational.
    The event, which is expected to attract athletes from more than 20 schools, is scheduled for an 11 a.m. start.
    The season opener marks the debut of Rio's "new and improved" program, which now boasts nearly 80 athletes combined.

Freshman Jordon Cummings qualified for the NAIA Indoor Nationals in his Rio debut last Saturday
Freshman Jordon Cummings qualified for the NAIA Indoor Nationals in his Rio debut last Saturday
Fri, Dec. 12, 2014 - [Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    BEXLEY, Ohio - Two of the newest members of the University of Rio Grande track and field team wasted no time in making a name for themselves.
    Freshman Katie Browning set a new school record for the women's indoor pole vault, while fellow frosh Jordon Cummings earned a spot in the NAIA Indoor Nationals with his effort in the men's high jump at the Purple and White Invite, last Saturday, at Capital University's Capital Center.

Valley High School's Matt Hodge is joined by his father and Rio coaches as he sets to sign with the RedStorm
Valley High School's Matt Hodge is joined by his father and Rio coaches as he sets to sign with the RedStorm
Thu, Sep. 25, 2014 - [Men's Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    LUCASVILLE, Ohio - University of Rio Grande director of track & field/cross country Steve Gruenberg recently announced the addition of Valley High School graduate Matthew Hodge for the 2014-15 school year.
    Hodge, a 6-foot-1, 180-pound hurdler/sprinter, was a standout performer for the Indians and coaches Darren Crabtree and Jason Fell.
    Hodge finished his prep career as the school record-holder in the 100-meter dash, as well as the 110-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles. He was also a three-time first team All-Southern Ohio Conference Division I honoree.

Tiffin University transfer Juan Cummings poses with his mother and Rio coaches before signing with the RedStorm
Tiffin University transfer Juan Cummings poses with his mother and Rio coaches before signing with the RedStorm
Fri, Sep. 12, 2014 - [Men's Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    MASON, Ohio - University of Rio Grande director of track & field/cross country Steve Gruenberg recently announced the addition of Tiffin University transfer Juan Cummings for the 2014-15 school year.
    Cummings, a 5-foot-10, 167-pound sprinter, posted some impressive numbers during his prep career at Mason High School for head coach Chip Dobson's Comets, for whom he ran the 100- and 200-meter dash events and the 110-meter hurdles.
    According to the website www.athletic.net, he was the school's record-holder in the 200 (22.20) until earlier this year and is tied for fourth place all-time in the 100 at 11.33.

Lincoln High's Eric Buckner is joined by his mother and Rio coaches as he prepares to sign with the RedStorm
Lincoln High's Eric Buckner is joined by his mother and Rio coaches as he prepares to sign with the RedStorm
Fri, Sep. 12, 2014 - [Men's Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    GAHANNA, Ohio - University of Rio Grande director of track & field/cross country Steve Gruenberg recently announced the addition of Tiffin University transfer Eric Buckner, Jr. for the 2014-15 school year.
    Buckner, a 6-foot-0, 170-pound sprinter/jumper, was a three-year performer for Lincoln High School head coach Ed Rarey.. As a senior for the Golden Lions, his primary events included the long jump, as well as the 4x100 and 4x200 relay events.