Ohio State senior Julia Rizk made program history today, capturing the school's first national championship in the mile, finishing with a time of 4:37.63.
Rizk, a Columbus Academy product, already owned the school record in the 1,500m with a time of 4:18.25. Her time in the mile today at the Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships in Birmingham, Alabama was nearly 17 seconds faster than her personal best heading into this season.
The Buckeyes have a 2019 Women's Mile Champion! pic.twitter.com/SjZAYy4Sxo
— NCAA Track & Field (@NCAATrackField) March 9, 2019
Not to be outdone, senior Sade Olatoye, the 2019 Big Ten Indoor Field Athlete of the Year, captured a national championship in the weighted throw.
— USTFCCCA (@USTFCCCA) March 9, 2019
The throw was the personal best for the Dublin Coffman product.