ALLENDALE, Mich. - Emmanuel Grembo won the 100 for Tiffin and the Dragons met nine NCAA Division II provisional marks and set three school records Friday at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships.
Grembo ran 10.58 to capture the 100, becoming the first Dragon to win a GLIAC title in that race.
Zach Cernasky ended second in the 110 hurdles in 14.57, bettering an NCAA Division II provisional mark and giving him the third-fastest time in the race in TU history.
Dominic Colvin added a third in the 400 in a school-record time of 47.41, giving TU another provisional qualifier.
Other thirds came from John Pemberton in the shot (57-5) and the 4x100 relay team of Jacob Buckwalter, Justin Ware, Omar Lane and Grembo (41.35).
Tiffin's men ended fourth in the team standings with 99 points. Grand Valley State had 213 1/2 points for the title, followed by Ashland (161) and Findlay (117).
Grand Valley's women cruised past Ashland 239-124 1/2 for the other team crown. Tiffin took third with 74 points.
Kayla Ellks led TU by taking second in the triple jump with a school-record effort of 39-5 1/4, which met a provisional mark.
Katie Gerhardt added a provional mark of 160-1 in the discus to finish third and better her own school record.
Fourths came from Upper Sandusky graduate Lynzi Daughenbaugh in the 400 hurdles (1:02.63), Meghan Gill in the high jump (5-3 1/4) and Marielle Segbor in the triple jump (38-4).
Bentz leaps to second
TOLEDO - Columbian grad Austin Bentz claimed one of two seconds by Heidelberg University athletes Friday at the unscored Toledo Rocket Invitational.
The freshman sailed 20-8 for a runner-up finish in the long jump for the Student Princes.
Joe Yoder added a second in the 400 hurdles (49.42).
Heidelberg's women got a third from Jazmine Shaw in the 400 (58.61).