Oilers Compete at Akron Invitational

Oilers Compete at Akron Invitational


The University of Findlay men's and women's track and field teams competed at the 15th Annual Akron Invitational today on February 2 in Akron, Ohio.


In the men's pole vault blue division, sophomore Gabe Makin had a provisional qualifying vault of 4.75m (15-07.00) to take first place.

Senior Austin Combs claimed first place Men's weight throw gold division with a provisional throw of 20.62m (67-08.00).  Senior Dequan Lovell threw for 18.23m (59-09.75) in the event to take fifth place, and junior Eldred Henry came in sixth with a distance of 18.08m (59-04.00). All three throwers hit provisional qualifying marks. 

In the men's shot put gold division, junior Eldred Henry came in first place with an automatic qualifying throw of 18.89m (61-11.75).

Sophomore Martin Etsey jumped for 15.44m (50-08.00) in men's triple jump gold division to earn first place and hit a provisional qualifying mark.

In the men's 400 meter dash gold division, freshman Xavier Marable ran a 48.71 to take first place.

Sophomore Daniel Agbola ran a 1:54.76 to earn third place in the men's 800 meter run gold division.

In the men's weight throw blue division, junior Javian Martin threw for 16.15m (53-00.00) to place fourth.

Martin placed fifth in the men's shot put with a 14.57m (47-09.75) throw.

Freshman Justin Dreyling took fourth in the men' long jump gold division with a 6.95m (22-09.75) jump.

In the men's 60 meter hurdles blue division, junior Lenell Shelby III ran a 8.24 to finish fourth.

The Oiler men placed fifth in the men's 1600 meter relay gold division. Shelby III, Kolb, Pensante, Marable, Agbola collectively ran a 3:23.35.


In the women's shot put gold division, junior Hannah Hahler took fifth place with a provisional qualifying distance of 14.28m (46-10.25).