Recent Women's Track & Field Headlines
Rio's Kate Roberts placed fifth in the javelin throw at Saturday's All-Ohio Championships
Rio's Kate Roberts placed fifth in the javelin throw at Saturday's All-Ohio Championships
Sun, Apr. 12, 2015 - [Women's Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    OXFORD, Ohio - Katie Roberts posted a fifth-place finish in the javelin throw, providing the University of Rio Grande women's track & field team with its top showing at the All-Ohio Championship, which concluded its two-day run on Saturday at Miami University's Ryder Track.
    Roberts, a sophomore from Vinton, Ohio, had a toss of 101-11 to earn her spot in the final standings.
    Roberts was one of seven individuals and two relay units representing the RedStorm who recorded a top 10 finish in their respective events.

Rio's Tyanna Petty fires the javelin as part of her school-record performance in the Heptathlon
Rio's Tyanna Petty fires the javelin as part of her school-record performance in the Heptathlon
Sun, Mar. 22, 2015 - [Women's Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    CONWAY, S.C. - Freshman Rachel Ball posted a second place finish in the one mile run to highlight the performance of the University of Rio Grande women's track & field squad in the Shamrock Invitational, which concluded Saturday at Coastal Carolina University's Doug Shaw Stadium.
    Ball, a native of Chillicothe, Ohio, finished the course in a time of 5:42.36 - nearly four seconds behind event winner Vivian Ruiz of Concord University.
    The meet - which attracted more than 60 schools representing all three divisions of the NCAA and the NAIA - was not a scored event, meaning team champions were not awarded.
    Eight other athletes representing the RedStorm managed top 10 finishes in their respective events. Three of the eight set new school records in the process.

Sat, Mar. 14, 2015 - [Women's Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    CONWAY, S.C. - Kylie Caudill earned a tie for seventh place in the high jump and provided the University of Rio Grande women's track & field squad its best finish of the weekend at the Coastal Carolina University Invitational, which wrapped up its two-day run on Saturday at Doug Shaw Stadium.
    Caudill, a freshman from Pickerington, Ohio, cleared 4-09.00 in the finals and was one of three athletes to tie for seventh spot.
    Five others among those representing the RedStorm managed top 10 finishes in their respective events.

Freshman Jordon Cummings finished 10th in the men's high jump at the NAIA Indoor Nationals
Freshman Jordon Cummings finished 10th in the men's high jump at the NAIA Indoor Nationals
Sun, Mar. 8, 2015 - [Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    GENEVA, Ohio - University of Rio Grande freshman Jordon Cummings managed a top 10 finish in the men's high jump, giving the RedStorm their best finish of the weekend at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championship hosted by Spire Institute.
    Cummings, a native of Columbus, Ohio, cleared 2.01 meters to finish 10th and narrowly miss earning All-American status, which was awarded to the top eight individuals in each event. Davenport University's Tori Brooks took first place with an effort of 2.16m.

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Thu, Mar. 5, 2015 - [Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Five athletes representing the University of Rio Grande will be among those participating in the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships, this weekend, at Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
    Three men and two women will represent the RedStorm at the meet, which began on Thursday and continues through Saturday.

Freshman Tyanna Petty set three schools records last Friday at Purdue University
Freshman Tyanna Petty set three schools records last Friday at Purdue University
Mon, Feb. 16, 2015 - [Women's Indoor Track & Field]

Rio Grande Sports Information
    RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Tyanna Petty set a trio of school records to fuel the efforts of the University of Rio Grande women's track and field team at a pair of meets last weekend.
    Petty, a freshman from Somerset, Ohio, compiled a personal-best and school record 3,114 points in the Pentathlon for an overall finish of fourth place at the Fred Wilt Invitational hosted by Purdue University, last Friday, in West Lafayette, Ind.
    Over the course of the five events which go toward determining an overall winner, Petty also set new personal records in the 60-meter hurdles and high jump. She had the third-best finish in the high jump with an effort of 1.64m and was fourth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.90.