Day One Completed

Updated 5/11/2006

Toledo-Day one of the men's and women's outdoor track and field championship concluded with Kent State leading the men and Akron leading the women. Action will resume on Friday morning.

In the men's hammer throw, Kent State's Andy Nicholas took first-place with a throw of 64.98m, while teammate Jaroslaw Zakrzewski place seconded at 57.29m. Kent State's Phil Rickaby won the Javelin with a distance of 197-7, finishing second Miami's Rob Prechtl at 192-2.

In the men's 10,000 meter run, Miami's Daniel Huling finished with a time of 30:37.25 while Central Michigan's Jeff Power finished in a close second at 30:40.76.

On the women's side, Ball State's Jill Scully won the 10,000 meter run and set a facility record with a time of 35:28.24, which is a little over a minute short of here previous record set at last year's championships.

Miami's Sarah Landau won the pole vault clearing 13-4 and Kent State's Jackie Rogers finished second with a mark of 12-5.

In the women's hammer throw and javelin, Akron swept first-place honors. Stevi Large finished with a score 180-7 in the hammer, while Ashley Kaufman finished 176-9.5n in the Javelin.

Day two will begin Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. starting with the Men's Decathlon.

Women's Team Scores
1. Akron 36
2. KSU 32.5
3. Ohio 19
4. Buffalo 12
5. BGSU 11
6. Miami 10
7. BSU 10
8. WMU 7.5
9. NIU 7
10. EMU 5
11. Toledo 4
12. CMU 2

Men's Team Scores
1. KSU 36
2. Miami 28
3. CMU 19
4. EMU 17
5. Akron 12
6. Ohio 3
7. Buffalo 2