Wildcats Have Five Athletes in Three Events at Div. III State Meet

posted May 26, 2017, 6:26 PM by Steve Barr   [ updated May 30, 2017, 7:54 AM ]
5/24/17 - The Woodmore track and field team with have five athletes competing in three events at the Div. III state track meet June 2-3 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on the Ohio State campus.  The state meet begins Friday (June 2) morning with the Div. III running events while the field events will be contested in the afternoon.  Admission is $10 per day.  The 800 relay team has the 15th-best qualifying time, Wilt has the fourth-best qualifying throw, and Atkin has the fifth-best long jump going into the state meet.  In the running events in which Woodmore has athletes, the top two in each of two heats and the next five fastest qualify for the finals on Saturday.  In the field events, each athlete will get three attempts with the top nine advancing to the finals for three additional attempts.  The 800 relay team will run in heat one on Friday.  The schedule for the Woodmore athletes is as follows:

Friday, June 2
10:40 - Semifinals in the 800 relay (JT Atkin, Eli Rogers, Daniel Giesler, Jeremy Schiavone)
4:00 - Prelims and finals in the long jump (JT Atkin)
4:00 - Prelims and finals in the discus (Ben Wilt)

Sat., June 3
9:55 - Finals in the 800 relay (Atkin, Rogers, Giesler, Schiavone, if qualifies in Friday's semifinal)