By Grace Ostuni
On the weekend of Jan. 26, the Franciscan track and field team competed at the Kent State Doug Raymond Invitational.
The Barons broke program records in both the men’s and women’s 4×400 meter relays.
The women’s relay group was composed of sophomore Rebecca Bolster, junior Jessica Campbell, freshman Lauren Dosch and sophomore Alana Bradford.
The men’s team had sophomore Dwayne Gethard, graduate student Ryan Ozymy, sophomore John Sicree and junior Joseph Rohde.
Graduate student Kimbria Lance kicked off the Lady Baron’s strong weekend, competing first on Friday with a best clearance of 3.04m in the pole vault.
Dosch placed sixth in the mile with a time of 5:16.15, beating out Division I and II runners.
Bolster competed in the 200m dash with a time of 28.02 seconds.
Campbell ran the 3000m with an impressive time of 10:54.78, beating out her fellow teammates.
The men’s team also competed well, breaking program records and setting personal bests.
Freshman Luke Tran had a best long jump of 4.55m.
Ozymy had a personal best time of 1:54.11 in the 800m and placed fifth out of 24 runners.
Junior Alexander Blose broke his own program record in the pole vault by clearing 4.20m.
Assistant Coach Liam Galligan placed second in the 3000m with a time of 8:36.00. Freshmen Thomas Dittmer and Eduardo Torres also ran in this event.
Rohde and Gethard ran the 200m dash with times of 23.18 and 23.29, respectively.
Dominic Young ran the mile with a time of 5:21.02.
The Barons will be competing at Ashland on Feb. 3 and 4 for the Jud Logan Light Giver Open.