Stevi Large led the Zips women with a new MAC record in the hammer throw. They lead after the first day of the conference championships while the men sit in third.
The women also racked up major points in the pole vault, taking first, second and fourth in the specialty event of head coach Dennis Mitchell.
Kent State (47) and Central Michigan (35) pace the seven-team men's field. Akron trails with 23 points. On the women's side, the standings go Akron (35), Ohio (17) and Toledo (13).