ADA -- The Ohio Northern men's indoor track & field team finished first out of ten teams at the Joe Banks Invitational on Saturday afternoon at the ONU Sports Center.  

Polar Bears finished with 198.50 points, Rose-Hulman (Ind.) was second with 139.50 points and Otterbein was third with 75 points.

Senior Josh Colbert won the long jump with a distance of 6.99 meters.

ONU Men's 4x200 Meter Relay team consisting of freshman William Reckert, freshman Matthew Hommer, junior James Rader and senior Francisque Pierre-Jerome finished first in1:32.44.

In the 3,000-meter run, senior Mark Berton finished first in 8:53.18 and senior Mathew Johnson placed second in 8:58.32.

Junior Jonathan Roseler led the way in the 400-meter dash, finishing first in 49.97 seconds, with sophomore Christian Rupe taking second in 51.23 second and freshman Patrick Jeffries finishing fourth in 51.57.

The 4x400-meter relay team consisting of senior Evan McKee, Jeffries, Recker and Roseler won in 3:25.67.

Colbert finished second in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.11, Pierre-Jerome came in third in 7.14 and sophomore Jojuan Fisher took fifth in 7.17.

Junior Ryan Brancheau tied for second on the high jump with a height of 1.94 meters and McKee came in second in the 500-meter run in 1:07.18.

Junior Nate Rosenbaum finished second in the 1-mile run in 4:28.56 and freshman Kase Schalois was in fourth in 4:30.55.

In the 800-meter run, junior Kyle Wagner finished second in 2:00.99, freshman Ian McKee grabbed fourth in 2:02.19 and junior Dan Steigerwald placed fifth in 2:02.97.

Roseler was second in the 200-meter dash in 22.72 seconds, Rupe was third in 22.73 seconds and Jefferies placed fifth in 23.13.

Sophomore Robbie Brinkman took third in the 60-meter hurdles posting a time of 8.70 and sophomore Brandon Ike tied for fourth in the pole vault, clearing 4.12 meters.

Sophomore Eric Wymer in the 1000-meter run in 2:38.75, while freshman Andrew Kurtz earned a fifth place finish in the 5,000-meter run in 16:50.97.