Foresters open up indoor season at Ohio Northern

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2010-01-15
The Forester men's and women's track teams competed at the Ohio Northern University Invitational and placed fourth and fifth respectively in the team standings.

In women's action, Michelle Kyler established a new Huntington record in the pole vault by going 10-06.00 to finish third. The previous record, held by Kyler, was 10-00.00. The only other Forester to place in the top three of her event was Gaynel Mullings, who was third in the 400 with a time of 1:07.97.

Ohio Northern won the event with a team score of 206 followed by Findlay (171), Indiana Tech (116), Adrian (48), HU (32) and Bluffton (31).

On the men's side, Todd Fiedler had a strong showing to lead HU. He won triple jump with a jump of 41-05.00. He also finished third in long jump with a leap of 19-11.00. Joseph Herber brought home a first place finish in the 5000 with a time of 16:08.67. Other top three finishers were Ethan Medley, who has second in the 1000 with a time of 2:39.58 and Alec Rosario, who was third in the 3000 with a time of 9:32.52.

The University of Findlay finished first with a team score of 192 followed by Ohio Northern (168), Indiana Tech (119), HU (74), Adrian (66) and Bluffton (23).
 
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