Thursday and Friday, May 9 & 10, 2019 - Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium, Naperville, Ill.
Friday, May 10, 2019 - George Finnie Stadium, Berea, Ohio
This Week's Preview: Individual athletes vie for NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship berths as the Ohio Northern track and field programs travel to the Dr. Keeler Invitational at North Central (Ill.) and the Harrison Dillard Twilight meet at Baldwin Wallace this Thursday and Friday ... The Polar Bears posted a 53-13 overall record this season and finished fourth at the Ohio Athletic Conference Championships on April 26 and 27 ... Senior All-American Ian McVey and sophomore Owen Lloyd will represent the men's program at the Dr. Keeler Invitational in the 5,000-meter run and 110-meter hurdles, respectively ... McVey will compete at 7:50 p.m. Thursday evening, and Lloyd will run Friday afternoon ... Meanwhile, junior Kyle Neff, sophomores Sam Krabacher, Jackson Brandstaetter, and Matt Bradshaw, and freshmen Andrew Buderer and Alexander Loeper will each compete on Friday in the Harrison Dillard Twilight meet ... Bradshaw will compete in the hammer throw and the discus, which begin at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m., respectively ... Buderer competes in the pole vault competition at 4 p.m. ... Krabacher kicks off the running events in the 800 at 5:20 p.m., and Neff, Brandstaetter, and Loeper will compete in the 5,000 at 9 p.m. to close the meet ... On the NCAA Division III performance list, McVey ranks 13th in the 5,000-meter run after posting a 14:27.52 at the Bison Outdoor Classic at Bucknell (Pa.) ... Buderer has the 30th-best vault in the country this season at 4.66 meters (15' 3.5"), which he set at the OAC Championships to garner runner-up honors ... Lloyd also ranks among the top-50 in the 110 hurdles, sitting 42nd with a :14.96 clocking ... The top 20 performances in each individual event will qualify for the NCAA Division III Championships to be held at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio on May 23-25.
Head Coach Jason Maus: Maus is currently in his 10th season leading the Ohio Northern men's and women's track and field programs at Ohio Northern ... He owns a 451-130-2 overall record in men's outdoor track and field, a .775 win percentage.