Ashland University's outdoor track and field teams were split up between meets in Tennessee, Pennsylvania and Ohio on Saturday (April 13), and the results for the No. 7-ranked men and the No. 12-ranked women were a pair of new provisional marks for NCAA Division II nationals.
The third and final day of the Tennessee Relays saw senior Myles Pringle turn in a new provisional mark in the men's high jump, placing fourth at 2.05 meters/6-feet-8¾. At the Walsh Invitational, redshirt freshman Elizabeth Weimer won the women's shot put with a new provo distance of 13.89 meters/45-feet-7.
Also at Walsh, sophomore Jared Ryder won the men's triple jump (14.11 meters/46-feet-3½), and sophomore Connor Ingram finished first in the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:58.83). Runner-up placements were earned by redshirt freshman Carrol Pauley in the women's hammer throw (50.61 meters/166-feet-0) and sophomore David Amstutz in the men's discus throw (46.59 meters/152-feet-10).
Taking thirds at Walsh were junior Paula Wollenslegel in the women's high jump (1.63 meters/5-feet-4¼), freshman Storm Elsesser in the men's high jump (1.86 meters/6-feet-1¼) and junior Duvan Bautista-Catalan in the men's 3,000 steeplechase (10:07.48).
Late Saturday night, Weimer placed second in the women's discus throw (41.17 meters/135-feet-1), and redshirt freshman Makayla Pop was third (40.58 meters/133-feet-1).
At the Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic, sophomore Ian Johnson placed third in the men's 1,500 run in 3:54.93.
The AU outdoor track and field weekend will conclude on Sunday (April 14), with Eagle distance runners competing in the second and final day of the Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic.