Panthers Announce Six More Track, Field Signees

Paul Benedict, head coach

2012-07-27

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Six more student-athletes have signed on to compete with Ohio Dominican's men's and women's track and field programs this year. Track and Field Head Coach Paul Benedict made the announcement today. This group joins the wave of 15 student-athletes announced earlier this month as ODU's track and field programs prepare for their second year of competition. 

Following are the bios of the new signees. 

MEN'S TRACK & FIELD 

Jordan Fray, Throws
Alpharetta, Ga./Alpharetta
Major: Biology
 

High School: Threw for Coach Rod Chance at Alpharetta High School…Won the regional championship in shot put…Helped football team win regional title as well…Also wrestled. 

Personal: Son of Sean Fray, Michelle Alder and stepmother Terri Dorsey…Has two siblings, Cayden Fray and Alex Dorsey…Grandfather, Michael Fray, was an Olympic sprinter for Jamaica…Enjoys drawing, cars and designing his own t-shirts…Picked ODU because of the opportunity to join high school teammates Xavier Leonard and Jordan Singleton at the school and because, "It felt like where I should be." 

 

Michael Hawkins, Sprints
Columbus, Ohio/Dublin Scioto
Major: Biology
 

High School: Ran for Coach Eric Cliffel at Dublin Scioto High School…Four-year letter winner in track…Also lettered three times in football. 

Personal: Son of Lorelle Baker…Has three siblings: Devin, Kyler and Kylee…Enjoys biking and hiking…Chose ODU because, "I loved the atmosphere and the team is right for me." 

 

Halston Jones, Decathlete
Columbus, Ohio/Bishop Ready
Major: Business
 

High School: Ran for Dean Tower at Bishop Ready High School…All-Ohio performer…Helped Silver Knights take second in regional tournament after winning the 4x100 and 4x200 meter relay…Three-year letter winner in track…Also lettered in football and cross country…Team captain in each sport. 

Personal: Son of Shreve and Marian Jones…Shreve played minor league baseball in the Chicago Cubs organization…Has three siblings: Holland, Helena and Holden…Academic All-Ohio…Marine Scholar-Athlete…Senior class president…National Honor Society member…Buckeye Boys state delegate…Enjoys being outside, swimming, basketball, football, biking and watching sports…Chose ODU because of the business scholar program, the 4+1 program and proximity to home. 

 

Logan Terrell, Pole Vault
Troy, Ohio/Troy
Major: Exercise Science
 

High School: Jumped for coach Herb Hartman at Troy High School…Finished as district runner-up…Regional qualifier…Favorite athletic moment was clearing 14' for the first time…Also played football. 

Personal: Son of Ron and Millie Terrell…Has one brother, Jeffrey Bailey…Enjoys snowboarding…Picked ODU because of the academics and location. 

 

Taylor Williams, Sprints
Houston/Dublin Coffman
Major: Criminal Justice
 

High School: Ran for Chad Biegler at Dublin Coffman…Finished third at state meet in 200-meter dash, sixth in the 100-meter dash and helped 4x100 meter relay team to runner-up effort…Took second at Midwest Meet of Champions in both the 100- and 200-meter dash…Set high school records in both the 100 and 200, as well as 4x100 and 4x200…Won the regional meet in the 100 and 200 while helping the 4x100 team set the regional record…Team MVP as junior and senior…Also played football. 

Personal: Son of Carolyn and Chauncey Bogan…Has one sibling, E.J. Williams…Enjoys playing Xbox…Chose ODU because, "It's a home away from home, and the track team feels like a family." 

 

WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD 

Ann-Marie Lindsay, Sprints
Mansfield, Ohio/Mansfield St. Peter's
Major: Nursing
 

High School: Ran for Coach Mike Mion at Mansfield St. Peter's High School…Qualified for state tournament as freshman in the 100, 200 and long jump…Missed sophomore and junior years due to injuries…Returned to state meet as senior and helped 4x100 team place eighth…Earned two letters in track, and three in soccer and basketball…Starting point guard for basketball team, which also reached state tournament as senior. 

Personal: Daughter of Laura Lindsay and Keven and Krystal Lindsay…Has two siblings, Whitney and Krysten…Whitney played basketball at Indiana…Enjoys hanging out with friends, listening to music, watching movies and eating…Picked ODU because she like the small campus in a big city and also to help build the track program. 

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