Anthony Johnson
Anthony  Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newark, Ohio

High School:
Newark

Event:
Mid-Distance

Major:
Fim Studies

02/13/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

05/17/2015

Faust Wins 200-Meter Gold, OSU Finishes Fourth at B1G Championships

Senior wins second Big Ten 200-meter title; Buckeyes capture eight medals overall

05/16/2015

Neff, Bazile Win Bronze Medals at the Big Ten Championships

Buckeyes well positioned for final day Sunday

05/02/2015

Records Fall at the 30th Jesse Owens Classic

Five meet records and four stadium records set over two days of competition

03/28/2015

Ohio State Men Victorious at the FSU Relays

Buckeye women finish in third place

05/19/2015

2015 Big Ten Outdoor Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

03/02/2015

2015 B1G Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

02/03/2015

Ohio State Invitational

Photos by Will Shilling

04/22/2014

2014 Jesse Owens Track Classic

Photos by Jay LaPrete

01/14/2014

Buckeye Classic - Jan. 10, 2014

Ohio State track and field hosts the Buckeye Classic at French Field House. Photos by Jeff Mills

PRs
400m – 49.56
600m - 1:15.99
800m - 1:48.56
1500m – 4:10.99

School Records
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.