By: Andrew Korba
ADA -- The Ohio Northern men's indoor track & field team finished fifth of nine teams at the OAC Indoor Track & Field Championships at the ONU Sports Center.
The Polar Bears finished the championships with 79 points.
No. 6 Mount Union claimed the title with 192.33 points, John Carroll finished second with 111 points and Marietta was third with 106 points.
Pierre-Jerome also earned All-OAC status in the 60 dash and 200 dash, finishing in 6.99 and 22.63 seconds respectively.
Senior Michael Simmons earned his second All-OAC honor of the weekend, notching a third place finish in the 5,000 run in 15:27.22.
Sophomore Ryan Brancheau placed fifth in the high jump, clearing 1.97 meters.
Senior Mathew Johnson earned a seventh place finish in the 1,000 run, finishing in 2:37.58.
"I though we had some solid performances," said head coach Jason Maus. "We had some holes, but I though a lot of guys stepped up and filled the void."
Ohio Northern will return to action again on March 2 at the Last Chance Meet at Wisconsin-Stevens Point.