Junior ranks 14th nationally in the event this season
Freshman wins men's 60-meter dash, finishes third in 200-meter dash
Buckeyes aim for bids to the NCAA outdoor championships
Thirty-one individual Buckeyes and four relay teams set to compete
Buckeyes well positioned for final day Sunday
Photos by Walt Middleton
Photos by Walt Middleton Photography
Photos by Jeff Mills and OSU Athletics Communications
Photos by Walt Middleton Photography
Photos by Will Shilling
Hammer Throw - 63.07m/206-11.25
Discus Throw - 50.73m/166-5.25
Weight Throw - 21.01m/68-11.25
Shot Put - 17.82m/58-5.50
2015 Outdoor (Sophomore) Represented Ohio State in the hammer throw at the NCAA East Prelims … finished ninth in the hammer throw at the Big Ten championships with a personal-best mark of 63.07 meters (206-11.00); also competed in the shot put (season-best 17.30 meters/56-9.25) and discus throw (season-best 48.40 meters/158-9.00) … Jesse Owens classic champion in the collegiate hammer throw (62.32 meters/204-5.00); also finished eighth in the shot put … eighth in the hammer throw and 14th in the shot put at the Drake Relays … fourth in the shot and seventh in the hammer at the Virginia Challenge … competed in three events at the All-Ohio championships, highlighted by a fifth-place performance in the shot put … Miami Invitational champion in the hammer throw; placed fifth in the shot put and eighth in the discus … third in the hammer at the FSU Relays; also contested the shot put and discus.
2015 Indoor (Sophomore) Finished sixth in the weight throw (PR of 20.26 meters/66-5.75) and eighth in the shot put (17.67 meters/57-11.75) at the Big Ten championships … fifth in the weight and seventh in the shot put at the Buckeye Tune-up … eighth in the shot put and ninth in the weight throw at the SPIRE DI Invitational … sixth in the shot (PR of 17.82 meters/58-5.75) and seventh in the weight at the Meyo Invitational … first place in the weight throw and third in the shot put at the Ohio State Invitational … eighth in the weight throw at the Rod McCravy Memorial; also contested the shot put … third in the shot and fourth in the weight at the season-opening Buckeye Classic.
2014 Outdoor (Freshman) Competed in three events at the Big Ten championships; placed 11th in the hammer throw and recorded a personal-best mark of 16.94 meters (55-7.00) to place 15th in the shot put ... placed fourth in the hammer throw, fifth in the shot put and sixth in the discus at the Dave Rankin Invite ... posted a personal-best throw of 50.73 meters (166-5.00) in the discus at the Red Wolf Open, finishing eighth; also placed sixth in the shot put and eighth in the hammer ... recorded a PR of 56.50 meters (185-4.00) in the hammer throw at the Jesse Owens Classic ... sixth in the hammer, eighth in the shot, and 10th in the discus at the Spec Towns National Team Invitational ... runner-up in the hammer throw at the Battle on the Bayou; finished sixth in the shot put and 13th in the discus ... third place in both the hammer and shot put and the Black & Gold Invitational; fourth in the hammer.
2014 Indoor (Freshman) Finished 14th in the weight throw at the Big Ten championships ... used a personal-best throw of 18.49 meters (60-8.00) to place fourth in the weight at the Buckeye Tune-up ... eighth in the weight throw at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational ... third place in the discus and fourth in the weight at the Akron Invitational ... runner-up in the weight throw at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... fifth in the weight at the Buckeye Classic ... also competed at the Rod McCravy Memorial.
St. Edward High School 2013 OHSAA DI state champion in the shot put and discus; state runner-up in the shot in 2012 ... 2013 Cleveland Plain Dealer Boys Track Athlete of the Year.
Buckeyes Ready for Fast Times in NYC