2017 SPRING SPORTS PREVIEW: Wilmington College track and field


Compiled by Mark Huber



Pierce Burnam (left), a New Richmond High School product, is one of the top returning athletes for the Wilmington College men’s track and field team.


News Journal File

TEAM RECORD IN 2016

Coming off 7th place finish in OAC Indoor meet; 9th in 2016 OAC Outdoor meet

COACH

Ron Combs

KEY PLAYERS RETURNING

Pierce Burnam (New Richmond HS), All-Great Lakes Region in 2016; Antone Truss (Yellow Springs HS), Gage Egner (Blanchester HS), Griffin Stith (Batavia HS), Elliot Phillimore (Old Fort HS), Travis Scheadler (Goshen HS)

KEY PLAYERS LOST

Rick Pride, Gino Hinton

ROSTER (Name, class, high school)

Linden Ayoki, Sr, Cincinnati LaSalle

Matthew Baker, So, Liberty Center

Pierce Burnam, Jr, New Richmond

Kaner Butler, Fr, Yellow Springs

Kalvin Butts, Jr, St. John’s Mich.

Jeff Clydesdale, Fr, Circleville Logan Elm

Gage Egner, So, Blanchester

Cameron Erwin, Jr, Springfield Northeastern

Eric Flynn Jr., Jr, Cleveland Central Catholic

Adam Knaub, Fr, No high school listed

Aaron Koch, Fr, Goshen

Chase Manica, Sr, Shelby Co (Ky)

Cameron Phelps, Fr, Cincinnati Princeton

Elliot Phillimore, So, Old Fort

Travis Scheadler, Jr, Goshen

Griffin Stith, Jr, Batavia

Hunter Stith, Jr, Batavia

Alex Tillapaugh, Jr, Wickenberg, Ariz.

Antone Truss, Jr, Yellow Springs

Tony Wydra, Jr, Miamisburg

SCHEDULE

March

3_ONU Last Chance @Ada; 4_ONU Last Chance @Ada; 10_NCAA Indoor Championship @Naperville, Ill.; 11_NCAA Indoor Championship @Naperville, Ill.; 25_@Transylvania Invitational

April

1_@Hanover Invitational; 8_@Muskingum Invitational; 15_All-Ohio Meet @Ohio Wesleyan; 28_OAC Outdoor Championships @Muskingum; 29_OAC Outdoor Championships @Muskingum

May

18_Great Lakes Regional qualifier @Ohio Wesleyan; 25_NCAA Outdoor Championship @Spire Institute, Geneva Oh; 26_NCAA Outdoor Championship @Spire Institute, Geneva Oh; 27_NCAA Outdoor Championship @Spire Institute, Geneva Oh

Pierce Burnam (left), a New Richmond High School product, is one of the top returning athletes for the Wilmington College men’s track and field team.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/03/web1_TF_wc_burnam-1.jpgPierce Burnam (left), a New Richmond High School product, is one of the top returning athletes for the Wilmington College men’s track and field team. News Journal File

Compiled by Mark Huber