Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics
Senior wins second Big Ten 200-meter title; Buckeyes capture eight medals overall
Buckeyes well positioned for final day Sunday
Five meet records and four stadium records set over two days of competition
Buckeye women finish in third place
Photos by Walt Middleton Photography
Photos by Walt Middleton Photography
Photos by Will Shilling
Photos by Jay LaPrete
Ohio State track and field hosts the Buckeye Classic at French Field House. Photos by Jeff Mills
400m – 49.56
600m - 1:15.99
800m - 1:48.56
1500m – 4:10.99
Indoor 600m – 1:15.99
2017 Outdoor (Junior)
Registered the fourth-fastest 800m run in school history (1:48.56) at the Baldy Castillo Invitational to claim gold … helped the 4x800m relay to a third-place finish with a time of 7:24.03 at the Florida Relays … took fifth as a member of the 4x400m relay at the Florida Relays (3:04.38) … helped the 4x400m relay to a sixth-place finish at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (3:10.49).
2017 Indoor (Junior)
Took third at the Big Ten Championships in the 600m run with a school record time of 1:15.99 … lead leg of the 4x400m relay team that finished seventh at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 3:09.91 … captured gold in the 800m run at the Buckeye Tune Up with a season-best readout of 1:50.86 … registered a first-place showing at the Spire Invite in the 600m run (1:16.62) … member of distance medley relay that claimed gold at the Kentucky Invitational with a readout of 9:53.27 … helped the 4x400m relay to gold at the Armory Track Invitational with a time of 3:11.94 … member of the 4x400m relay that earned second-place finishes at the Buckeye Classic (3:24.33) and Kentucky Invitational (3:13.35) … garnered silver in the 600m run at the Buckeye Classic with a clocking of 1:20.53 … helped the 4x400m relay to a bronze finishes at the Buckeye Tune Up (3:21.27) and Auburn Invitational (3:18.41) … placed third in the 500m run at the Armory Track Invitational with a time of 1:02.76 … registered a pair of eighth-place finishes in the 800m run at the Auburn Invitational (1:53.77) and Kentucky Invitational (1:54.71) … member of the 4x400m relay that placed eighth at the Spire Invite with a readout of 3:13.96 … finished ninth at the Armory Track Invitational in the 800m run with a clocking of 1:54.93.
2016 Outdoor/Indoor (Junior)
Did not compete.
2015 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Finished sixth in the 800-meter run at the Big Ten championships; ran a personal-best time of 1:49.54 in the prelims ... fourth place in the 800-meter run at the Jesse Owens Classic ... competed in two events at the Drake Relays, highlighted by a fifth-place performance in the 4x800-meter relay ... runner-up in the 800-meter run at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival ... FSU Relays champion in the 800-meter run; 10th in the 1500-meter run ... also competed at the Stanford Invitational and Virginia Challenge.
2015 Indoor (Sophomore)
Placed 11th in the 600-meter run at the Big Ten championships; helped the distance medley team to a sixth-place finish ... third in the 400-meter dash at the Buckeye Tune-up ... runner-up in the 600-meter run at the Ohio State Invitational ... third in the DMR and fifth in the 800 at the Auburn Invitational ... runner-up in the 800 at the Buckeye Classic ... also competed at the Rod McCravy Memorial and Meyo Invitational.
2014 Outdoor (Freshman)
Runner-up in the 800-meter run at the Spec Towns National Invitational ... finished third in the 800 at the LSU Battle on the Bayou (season-best timeof 1:51.61), Red Wolf Open and Dave Rankin Invite ... fourth place in the 800-meter run at the Jesse Owens Classic.
2014 Indoor (Freshman)
Placed seventh in the 600-meter run and ninth as a member of the DMR at the Big Ten championships; posted a 600-meter PR of 1:17.89 in the prelims ... fourth place in the 600 at the Indiana Relays ... runner-up in the 600 at the Nittany Lion Challenge ... second place in the 600-meter run at the Buckeye Classic ... also competed at the Rod McCravy Memorial and SPIRE DI Invitational.
Newark High School
2013 OHSAA Division I state champion in the 800m (1:51.58) ... school-record holder in the 800m (1:50.92) ... fifth place in the 400m at the 2012 OHSAA DI State Championships; fifth in the 300m hurdles in 2011 ... 2012 and 2013 Newark Advocate Boys Runner of the Year.
Cole Gorski - Summer Internship
Tom Byers - Hall of Fame Weekend