University of Akron track and field senior Mackenzie Andrews ran a school-record time of 9:28.39 to capture the women's 3,000 meters with the fifth-fastest time in the NCAA this season to lead the Zips on the final day of the Jim Green Invitational hosted by Kentucky on Saturday. UA finished the second day by posting four individual victories as part of 14 overall top-five and 26 top-10 performances.
The UA men took first, second and fourth in the long jump led by Jordan Latimer's fourth-best NCAA mark of 25 feet, 7.25 inches.
The UA pole vaulters continued to make a name for themselves, winning both the men's and women's titles. Lucy Bryan, followed by Eboni Hall and Abby Helminiak finished 1-2-3 in the women's event. With a height of 18-1.25, Matt Ludwig won the men's pole vault.
Malone 69, Walsh 62
Malone beat Walsh for the first time since 2011 as Jaret Majestic scored 20 points to lead four players in double-figures for the Pioneers in a Great Midwest Athletic Conference win in North Canton. The win snapped a 13-game losing streak to the Cavaliers (10-6, 5-3). Bryce Butler added 19 points for Malone (9-7, 4-5). J.T. Shumate scored 22 points in the loss.
Kent State 58, Toledo 47
The Golden Flashes scored 24 points in the final 10 minutes of to beat host Toledo and extend its winning streak to seven games. Kent State (10-4, 3-0) has now outscored its opponents by 29 points in the fourth quarter through the first three Mid-American Conference games.
Megan Carter led all scorers with 22 points, including 13 in the final quarter, while Asiah Dingle added 13 points for the Flashes.
Walsh 76, Malone 56
Lexie Scarton, Quionche Carter and Hannah Blake each scored 13 points as a balanced Cavaliers scoring attack beat cross-town rival Malone in a G-MAC matchup. Blake's 13 were a career high, while Mayci Sales (Tuslaw) added 10 as the Cavaliers improved to 11-4 overall and 7-2 in the conference.
Malone (5-10, 3-6) was led by Robin Campbell (Marlington) with 20 points.
Lock Haven beat Kent State 26-15 in the Virginia Duals in Hampton, Va. However, Kent's Andrew McNalley (Lake) recorded his 12th pin of the season, winning in 2:15 at 184-pounds. It was one of three Golden Flashes wins on Saturday.