Men's Outdoor Track & Field team to open outdoor season at Muskie Duals

Saturday, Mar. 18, 2017 - Johnson Family Track, New Concord, Ohio

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Preview: The Ohio Northern men's outdoor track and field team will open the 2017 outdoor season as it competes at the Muskie Duals hosted by Muskingum in New Concord ... Track and field events are set to begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning ... The Polar Bears were picked to finish second the the Ohio Athletic Conference preseason coaches poll, voted on by the leagues ten head coaches ... Northern received 73 points in the poll and one first place vote ... ONU enters the meet after competing at the NCAA Div. III National Championships held at North Central (Ill.) College in Naperville, Ill. ... Junior Matt Molinaro led the Polar Bears in the meet as he earned Runner's Up honors in the 800-meter run and was named an All-American for his efforts ... Senior Lucas Shumate also competed in the meet in the weight throw and finished tenth overall.

ONU head coach Jason Maus: Maus is in his 8th season at ONU with a 295-85-2 record, a winning percentage of .776.