July 04, 2007 IMLAY CITY — The Central Michigan University men's track team, which includes Imlay City High School graduate Greg Gogola, took fourth out of seven teams at the Mid American Conference Outdoor Championships.
The meet was contested Thursday, May 10th to Saturday, May 12th in Oxford, Ohio.
Gogola, a senior, joined forces with Darryl Anglin, Marcell Maxwell and Steve Wenzer to place second in the 400-meter relay. It took them 41.03 seconds to cover the territory.
The event was won by the Akron quartet of James Howell, Howard Harris Jr., James Mantey and Anthony Thomas with a clocking of 40.26 seconds.
Gogola ranked ninth among 100-meter dash entrants there on the strength of a clocking of 11.08 seconds.
Kent State senior Marc Johnson was the race pacesetter. He was timed in 10.57 seconds.
In the 200-meter dash, Gogola wound up ninth as well. He stopped the watch at 21.67 seconds en route.
Akron senior Howard Harris Jr. won the event. He was timed in 21.09 seconds.
When the final standings were posted, Kent State's 77-point output set the pace. They were followed by Akron (60 points), Eastern Michigan University (58), Central Michigan University (43), Buffalo (38), Miami, Ohio (19) and Ohio University (11).
Sports Editor, Kevin Kissane has been covering sports for the Tri-City Times for over 20 years and is one of the most recognizable personalities in the area. Kevin when not covering anything from little league baseball to football, or softball to basketball, can be found on the links playing his favorite sport, golf.