Accurso, Geiger To Compete At NCAA East Regional

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Senior Alexis Geiger and junior Juli Accurso will represent Ohio University and compete at the NCAA East Regional in women’s outdoor track and field to be held in Greensboro, N.C.

Accurso qualified for the 5,000m run which is set for Saturday at 8:05 p.m., and the 10,000m run which is set for Thursday at 9 p.m. Accurso’s time of 33:52.33 at the Stanford Invitational earned Accurso the 16th seed in the 10,000m run and a time of 16:21.56 at the Wake Forest Open earned her the 23rd seed in the 5,000m run.

Alexis Geiger earned her spot in the competition in high jump with a jump of 6.05m, a personal best, at the Ohio Open. The long jump is set to begin Thursday at 5 p.m.