Toledo, Ohio. – May 7, 2010 – The Heidelberg University men’s and women’s track and field teams participated in the Toledo Tune-Up hosted by the University of Toledo. Even though it was an unscored event, Heidelberg still shined with first place finishes and a new school record.
Marian Bevington (Celina, Ohio / Parkway) represented the Berg well with a tie for third-place in the long jump with a leap of 18’7’’ which is good enough for a NCAA provisional mark.
Bevington wasn’t done there while taking fourth in the 100 meter hurdles with school-record time of 14.95. The record was previously held by Tomika Brown (15.05).
On the men’s side Josh Lynch (Dayton, Ohio / Meadowdale) earned second place in the high jump (6’6’’) and also took first in triple jump (45’4.25’).
Julius Higginbotham (Elyria, Ohio / Elyria) snatched first place in the 100 meter dash with a finish of 10.91.
Rounding out the first place finishes was Mark Childs (New Albany, Ohio / New Albany). Childs took first in the 800 meter dash with a time of 1:53.80.
Josh Bowmar (Marengo, Ohio / Highland) earned fourth-place in the javelin throw with a toss of 169’1’. Frank Medina (Wakeman, Ohio / Western Reserve) also represented Heidelberg in the field events with an eighth-place finish in shot put (48’5.5”).
Embodying the Berg in the long distance events was Jacob Hoffman (Shelby, Ohio / Shelby) who ran a 4:06.43 in the 1500 meter run, which was good enough for fifth place.
Heidelberg is back in action Friday May 14, as it competes in the Billy Hayes Invitational in Bloomington, Ind.