Track & Field Teams Compete At Oiler Opener

Track & Field Teams Compete At Oiler Opener

OVERVIEW: Oiler Open – University of Findlay        

EVENT: Oiler Open       

LOCATION: Malcolm Athletic Center - Findlay, OH

RECAP: The Northwood University track and field teams continued the 2016-17 indoor season at the Oiler Open in Findlay, Ohio on Friday and Saturday (December 9 & 10).


  • There was no team scoring in the meet, featuring Findlay, Northwood, Eastern Michigan, Siena Heights, Davenport, Wayne State, Toledo, Miami (Ohio) University, among others.
  • On the men's side, Paul Evans finished third overall in the weight throw, registering an NCAA Provisional mark of 59-06.25.
  • In the men's 60 Meter Hurdles event, Northwood's Kyle Vandersyde placed fifth overall with a time of 8.514.
  • On the women's side, Elaina Meadows placed third in the long jump with a mark of 5.43.
  • Heaven Powell was fourth in the high jump at 5-2.50. 


  • The Timberwolves will compete at the Bob Eubanks Open in Allendale, Mich on Friday (January 23). The event is being hosted by Grand Valley State University.