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Richards, Molinaro to compete at Camel City Elite Races

Jan 31, 2018 - Comments: 0

Two of Ohio Northern’s most historically dominant runners, now seniors, will begin their final collegiate track seasons in North Carolina on Saturday.

Emily Richards, who owns the ninth-fastest time in the U.S. and 28th-fastest time in the world in the 800-meter dash, will headline that event at the Camel City Elite Races in Winston-Salem, NC. She will be joined by her 800-meter counterpart on the men’s track & field team, Matt Molinaro, who finished second and third in last year’s indoor and outdoor national championship 800-meter races, respectively.

Can ONU challenge Mount Union for the conference crown this season?

Jan 16, 2018 - Comments: 0

Last February, in the meet that mattered most to the Ohio Northern men’s indoor track & field team, they finished where they have three of the last four years -- in second place.

For the fifth straight year, Mount Union won the OAC Championship meet, scoring 231.5 points to ONU’s 151. Northern recorded their highest team point total in the conference meet since 2012, the last time they won it (and the end of their own five-year run as champions), but still lagged over 80 points behind the immensely balanced Purple Raiders.

ONU men's cross country claims historic title at OAC Championship meet

Nov 10, 2017 - Comments: 0
ONU men's cross country had three runners in the OAC overall top five. (photo/ONU Sports).

The ONU men's cross country team has won the OAC Championship title for the third year in a row.

Summer Exclusive: Inside Emily Richards’ U.S. Championship experience

Jul 01, 2017 - Comments: 0

There Emily Richards stood -- under the California sun, in lane two, at approximately 2:06 p.m. Pacific Time last Sunday.

And here came the camera.

Moving from lane eight to lane one, NBC’s cameraman spent a brief moment on each runner as they were introduced before the start of the race.

Meticulous time and preparation are what got Richards to this point, just seconds away from competing in the biggest race of her life, the 800-meter final at the U.S. Track & Field Outdoor Championships.

Yet she was, in no way, prepared for this.

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