Men's Track & Field team opens 2017 outdoor season with 6-1 record at Muskie Duals

Men's Track & Field team opens 2017 outdoor season with 6-1 record at Muskie Duals

By Tim Glon

NEW CONCORD — The Ohio Northern men's track and field team opened its 2017 outdoor season with a 6-1 record at the Muskie Duals at McConagha Stadium on Saturday.

Junior Conner Karg (West Liberty/West Liberty-Salem) led the Polar Bears by sweeping the 200 and 400 dash events.

He won the 200 dash in :22.69 and won the 400 dash in :49.54.

Senior Zane Augustine (Cranberry Township, Pa./Seneca Valley) won the hammer throw with a toss of 46.34 meters.

Senior Adam Smith (Rocky River) and freshman Chandler Holesovsky (Bedford/Cuyahoga Heights) finished 1-2 in the pole vault.

Smith won the event over Holesovsky by taking fewer attempts as both men cleared 3.65 meters.

Senior Andrew Harden (Dayton/Vandalia-Butler) led a 2-3-4-5-6-7 Ohio Northern finish in the 1500 run by finishing second in 4:08.21.

Senior Cameron Rusnak (Lorain/Open Door Christian) was second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:37.33 and freshman Wyatt Stahl (Lima/Bath) was second in the 5,000 run in 16:04.41.

The Polar Bears will return to action next Saturday at the Cedarville Invitational.