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CINCINNATI, Ohio — Charlie Ronan had a pair of top 15 finishes, while Kyle Sanborn had a sixth place finish to lead the University of Rio Grande at the All-Ohio Track & Field Championships hosted by the University of Cincinnati.

Ronan, a freshman from Cincinnati, Ohio, placed 11th in the men’s 100m dash with a time of 11.01 and was 15th in the 200m dash with a time of 22.92.

Sanborn, a sophomore from Dover, Ohio, took sixth in the men’s 800m run after crossing the finish line in 1:55.37.

Rio Grande, which finished 14th in the men’s team competition, also got a seventh place finish from freshman Brandon Ray (Columbus, OH) in the men’s triple jump with a leap of 11.79m and a seventh place showing in the men’s 4x400 relay with a time of 3:40.23. The foursome was comprised of Sanborn, sophomore Tim Warner (Pomeroy, OH), freshman Aaron Evancho (Zanesville, OH) and freshman Adrian Shields (Fleming, OH).

Other top 15 showings for the RedStorm were provided by senior Kaleb Kimber (Salisbury, NC), who was 10th in the men’s high jump with a leap of 1.89m; freshman Issac Andrews (Nelsonville, OH), who was 12th in the men’s shot put with a toss of 13.38m; and freshman Austin Wilson (Gallipolis, OH), who was 13th in the men’s 100m dash with a time of 11.19.

Rio also got a 12th place finish from its women’s 4x400 relay team, who finished in 4:24.62. The quartet included freshman Shelby Pickens (Racine, OH), freshman Katie Glover (Ashville, OH), freshman Alex Ellis (Ona, WV) and freshman Clarrisa Johnson (Hillsboro, OH).

Akron won the men’s team title with 205 points, with Cincinnati (138) and Miami-Ohio (129.5) rounding out the top three.

Akron also won the women’s title with 199 points, with Cincinnati (109.5) and Miami-Ohio (97) completing the top three.

Rio Grande returns to action on April 25 in the Mid-South Conference Championships at the University of the Cumberlands.

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