Mount Union's Tyler Mettille Named OAC Track Athlete of the Week

Tyler Mettille (Photo by Ryan Baker)
Tyler Mettille (Photo by Ryan Baker)

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- Mount Union sophomore Tyler Mettille (Canfield/Canfield) was named Ohio Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week.

Mettille won two events for the Purple Raiders this past weekend at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.

Mettille broke a 23-year old school record in the 400 meters with a time of 48.75.

He also teamed with senior Ryan Kohler (Minerva/Minerva) and freshmen Chad Gentry (Louisville/Louisville) and Tyler Sparks (Norwalk/Norwalk) to win the 4x400 relay (3:21.60).

Mount Union hosts the OAC Split Meet Friday at 5 pm at Peterson Fieldhouse.