Asa Burke
Asa  Burke

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
East High School (Columbus)

Event:
Sprints

05/15/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

Athletic Achievements
2017 First Team All-American (outdoor 4x400m relay)
2017 First Team All-Big Ten selection 

Academic Achievements
2017 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

PRs

60m – 7.00
200m – 21.58
300m – 34.30
400m – 47.66

2017 Outdoor (Freshman)
First leg of the 4x400m relay that finished seventh at the NCAA Championships to earn First Team All-America honors with a time of 3:05.27 … first leg of the 4x400m relay squad that captured gold at the Big Ten Championships with a readout of 3:04.95 to help Ohio State finish second as a team … helped the 4x400m relay register the fifth-fastest time in program history (3:03.51) at the NCAA East Preliminaries … member of the 4x200m relay that earned gold at the Tennessee Relays with a clocking of 1:26.36 … member of the 4x400m relay at the Drake Relays (3:08.80) and Jesse Owens Classic (3:14.61) that registered second-place showings … garnered bronze at the Jesse Owens Classic in the 400m dash (48.08) … guided the 4x100m relay to a fourth-place finish at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a time of 39.85 … helped the 4x400m relay to a fifth-place showing at the Florida Relays with a clocking of 3:04.38 … member of the 4x400m relay that earned a sixth-place finish at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (3:10.49) … helped the 4x200m relay to a sixth-place showing at the Drake Relays (1:27.51) … finished in 10th place in the 400m dash at the Tennessee Relays with a readout of 48.55 … ran with the 4x100m relay at the Florida Relays to help the squad finish 12th with a time of 39.73 … registered career-best 400m dash of 47.66 at the Florida Relays to place 19th … registered a 16th-place showing in the 400m dash at the Big Ten Championships (47.78).

2017 Indoor (Freshman)
Member of 4x400m relay team that placed seventh at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 3:09.91 … helped the 4x400m relay squad capture gold at the Buckeye Tune Up (3:14.74) and Armory Track Invitational (3:11.94) … took second in the 300m dash with a career-best time of 34.30 at the Buckeye Tune Up … member of the 4x400m relay that registered a third-place finish at the Auburn Invitational with a clocking of 3:18.41 … registered an eighth-place finish in the 400m dash at the Spire Invite with a readout of 47.90 … helped 4x400m relay finish eighth at the Spire Invite (3:13.96) … clocked a season-best 200m dash of 21.85 at the Auburn Invitational to finish ninth … finished 15th at the Armory Track Invitational in the 200m dash with a readout of 22.20 … ran a career best of 7.00 in the 60m dash at the Armory Track Invitational to finish 20th … clocked a season-best time of 47.80 at the Big Ten Championships to finish 17th in the 400m dash.

East High School (Columbus)
Swept titles in the 100m dash (10.79), 200m dash (21.85) and 400m dash (49.34) at the 2016 Columbus City League Championships … recorded a personal best in the 200m dash at the Hank Smith Invitational with a readout of 21.48 to capture gold … notched personal-best 400m dash (48.81) at the Hank Smith Invitational to earn silver … finished fourth in the 200m dash at the 2016 OHSAA Division II State Championships with a time of 22.08 … placed third in the 200m dash (21.69) and fourth in the 100m dash (10.89) at the 2015 OHSAA Division II State Championships … registered personal-best 100m dash time of 10.65 as a junior at the Division II Regionals to earn gold … competed at the 2015 New Balance Indoor Nationals … played three years of football as a running back/wide receiver … wrestled two years in the 138 and 145 weight class.

Personal
Son of Monique and Dwight Burke … has three siblings … undecided on major.