By: Andrew Korba
DELAWARE -- Junior Ryan Brancheau and sophomore Brandon Ike each won events to lead the Ohio Northern men's outdoor track & field team to a third place tie at the Marv Frye Invitational on Saturday evening on the campus of Ohio Wesleyan.
The Polar Bears (6-2-1 overall) finished with 83 points, tying Case Western.
Ohio Wesleyan won the title with 154 points, Albion (Mich.) was second with 119.50, with Northern and Case Western finishing third.
Brancheau cleared 1.93 meters (6-4.00) in the high jump and Ike cleared 4.45 meters (14-7.50) in the pole vault.
Freshman Dan Arkin recorded a second place finish in the javelin with a throw of 47.08 meters (154-05).
Ohio Northern will return to action on April 12, when it returns to Ohio Wesleyan to take part in the All-Ohio Championships.