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The Men’s Indoor Track and Field team competed three times so far in February. The Yellow Jackets traveled
to Michigan to compete in the two-day Hillsdale “Wide Track” Open Meet, starting Friday, Feb. 3.

“This is a meet that we always look forward to. It has outstanding competition for our top end athletes [both national and OAC caliber athletes],” said head coach Matthew Cole prior to the competition. “This is an opportunity
for them to get into an atmosphere that will mirror our OAC championship. I imagine our top male athletes will perform well up there.”

On Feb. 9, the Yellow Jackets hosted the Mid-February Meet in the Lou Higgins Center Fieldhouse. The team finished 7th of 16 teams.

“The Mid-February meet was an opportunity for our developmental athletes to qualify to the conference meet” Cole said.

The BW men who qualified for the All-Ohio Indoor Championship competed Feb. 9 at Otterbein.

“Only the top 16 athletes [in each event] in division III in the state of Ohio make it to the All-Ohio Meet” said Cole.

Junior All-American sprinter Jordan Leverette broke his own school record in the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.93 seconds in the Hillsdale Meet. The following week he broke the 60-meter dash school record with a time of 6.84 seconds in the All-Ohio Championship.

His performances led him to earn his second career OAC Indoor Track Weekly Honor.

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