TRACK AND FIELD

Zips men, women tied for

first at MAC Championships

The University of Akron men's and women's teams were both tied for first place after the first day of the Mid-American Conference outdoor track championships Thursday in Muncie, Ind.

Akron junior Tevin Brown won the men's 10,000 meters in 31:20.78, and Ian Behm gave the Zips a first-place finish in the men's javelin with a mark of 224-0.

Lucy Bryan earned a title for the UA women in the pole vault, clearing 13-9¼. Sophomore teammate Abby Helminiak took second, clearing 12-8¼ inches.