Drew Cheezum
Drew  Cheezum

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Centreville, Md.

High School:
Queen Anne's County

02/20/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

01/30/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

02/26/2015

Cheezum and Lyman Selected For NCAA Championships

Cheezum while compete in both disciplines while Lyman while compete in the smallbore

11/04/2014

Buckeyes Split A Pair Of Matches

Scarlet falls to Nebraska but Grey tops Rose Hulman

10/27/2014

Buckeyes Notch Season-high Against No. 1 West Virginia

Ohio State's 2349 in air rifle was the second highest air rifle team score in program history

2016-17 (Junior)

  • Second Team NRA Smallbore and Air Rifle All-American
  • Third Team CRCA Smallbore and Air Rifle All-American
  • CRCA Scholastic All-American
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
  • Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete
  • Had another strong season, posting career-best averages of 581.2 in smallbore, 591.3 in air rifle and a team-best 1173 aggregate
  • Tied the school single-match smallbore record of 590 on back-to-back days at TCU in January
  • Opened the year with an 1170 aggregate in each of the first four events
  • Had a 592 in air rifle at Nevada as well as 591s in both days at Alaska
  • Posted the team’s top smallbore and aggregate scores in four-straight events beginning with a 586 smallbore and 1176 aggregate at Nebraska
  • Shot a 594 in air rifle on day one at UTEP and posted an 1175 aggregate
  • Finished the stretch with an impressive showing in front of the home crowd at the Buckeye Open with an 1177 aggregate, a career-high 595 air rifle and a 582 smallbore
  • Had a 594 air rifle on day two at Air Force
  • Enjoyed a great weekend at TCU, firing back to back school-record tying 590s in smallbore and finished with season-high tying 1179 aggregates each day
  • Had a solid day weekend at the PRC Championships, firing scores of 580 in the smallbore and 593 in the air rifle, narrowly missing out on making the finals
  • Tied his career-high with a 595 in air rifle at the NCAA qualifier and helped the Buckeyes advance to their second-straight NCAA Championship appearance
  •  Led the team at the NCAA Championship with a 581 smallbore, a 590 air rifle and an 1171 aggregate


2015-16 (Sophomore)

  • Second Team NRA Smallbore All-American
  • All-Patriot Rifle Conference
  • CRCA Scholastic All-American
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
  • Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete
  • Helped lead the Buckeyes to just the second NCAA Championship appearance in program history
  • Set a school aggregate record of 1181 at the NCAA Qualifier
  • Had an average of 580.3 in the smallbore and posted a score of 582 or higher six times
  • Bettered his freshman year average in the air rifle by over two points with a 588.6
  • Opened the year with a 586 in the smallbore at Nevada and posted an aggregate of 1169
  • Fired a combined 1176 against UTEP, which was his second-best score of the season
  • Shot a season-best 594 in the air rifle against UTEP
  • Had a 593 in air rifle at Akron
  • Recorded an 1174 at No. 1 West Virginia behind one of his eight air rifle scores of 590 or higher on the season
  • Shot 591 or higher in four of the final five matches of the season in air rifle
  • Fired his best smallbore score of the year (589) at the NCAA Qualifier en route to a school-record aggregate of 1181
  • His 589 smallbore score at the NCAA Qualifier was one point off the school record
  • Shot at the NCAA Championships for the second-straight season and posted scores of 578 in the smallbore and 588 in the air rifle

2014-15 (Freshman)

  • OSU Scholar-Athlete
  • NCAA Individual Participant in both air rifle and smallbore
  • Finished 19th in smallbore and 20th in air rifle
  • Earned All-Patriot Rifle Conference honors in both disciplines
  • Made his collegiate debut at Ole Miss and led the team in air rifle with a 588
  • Posted his third-highest smallbore score of 577 to go along with a 587 in air rifle on the second day of the match at UTEP
  • Had the team’s highest aggregate on the second day at UTEP at 1,164
  • Put up another 577 in smallbore at Air Force and led the team in aggregate with a 1,163
  • Got on a roll and fired his four highest aggregate scores of the season in the final four team events
  • Had a 591 in air rifle at Army and posted a 1,165 aggregate
  • Totaled another 591 in air rifle against Kentucky and led the squad with a 1,167 aggregate
  • Had a tremendous showing at his first PRC Championship, posting his best air rifle score (593), his second-best smallbore score (579) and second-best aggregate of 1,172
  • Scored the team’s highest aggregate score of the year at the NCAA Qualifier in Columbus with a 1,173 after a 591 in air rifle and a season-best 582 in the smallbore
  • Capped his year with a 577 in smallbore and a 589 in air rifle at the NCAA Championships in Fairbanks, Ala.
Shooting Experience Member of NRA, USA Shooting and CMP, Member of Queen Anne's County 4-H Marksmanship Club 2007 - 2014...Team Captain NRA Air Rifle Team National Champion (2013/14)...Team Captain Alamo Trophy National Junior Indoor Metric Team (2013/14)...Molt Trophy National Junior Indoor Conventional Champion (2014)...NRA Metric Junior Team Champion (2014)...Maryland State International Air Rifle and 3-P Smallbore Champion (2013)...Putnam Trophy National Smallbore IJ Champion (2013)...USA Shooting Air Rifle J2 Champion (2013)...holder of multiple individual and team NRA National Records.

Queen Anne's County High School Three-year Swim Team Member...Member of Boy's Regional Swim Team Champions (2013)...Member of National Honor Society...Member of Its Academic Club

Personal Son of Andy & Gretchen Cheezum...has one sister, Olivia...Enjoys reading and skiing.