Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics
Record number of athletes honored, including 16 with 4.0 grade-point averages for the year
Thirty-seven student-athletes will be interning this summer
Buckeye sprinters sweep the 200-meter events
Senior wins second Big Ten 200-meter title; Buckeyes capture eight medals overall
2017 Second Team All-Big Ten selection
Two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection (2016, 2017)
Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2015, 2016, 2017)
2017 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Pole Vault - 5.29m (17-4.25)
Outdoor Pole Vault – 5.26m (17-3.00)
2017 Outdoor (Junior)
Set the school record in the pole vault with a clearance of 5.26m (17-3.00) to garner silver at the Big Ten Championships helping Ohio State to a second-place finish as a team … took second with a pole vault clearance of 5.20m (17-0.75) at the Baldy Castillo Invitational … member of the 4x100m relay team that placed third at the Jesse Owens Classic with a time of 41.41 … cleared 5.22m (17-1.50) in the pole vault at the Florida Relays to place fourth … pole vault clearance of 5.10m (16-8.75) at the Tennessee Relays earned him a fifth-place showing … took sixth at the Ashland Alumni Open in the pole vault with a height of 4.77m (15-7.75) … represented Ohio State at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the pole vault.
2017 Indoor (Junior)
Competed solely in the pole vault … took fourth at the Big Ten Championships with the third-best clearance in program history (5.29m (17-4.25) to place fourth … captured gold at the Auburn Invitational with a mark of 5.20m (17-0.75) … registered a first-place finish at the Buckeye Classic with a clearance of 5.10m (16-8.75) … garnered silver at the Buckeye Tune Up with a height of 5.28m (17-3.75) … racked up third-place finishes at the Spire Invite (5.18m/17-0) and Meyo Invitational (4.98m/16-4.00) … took fifth at the Kentucky Invitational (5.03m/16-6.00).
2016 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Competed solely in the pole vault … registered a season-best clearance of 4.93 meters (16-2) at the LSU Battle on the Bayou for fourth place … took silver at the Ashland Alumnio Open with a mark of 4.90 meters (16-0.75) … took 13th at the Big Ten Championships … competed at the Jesse Owens Classic and Alabama Relays.
2015 Indoor (Sophomore)
Competed solely in the pole vault … registered a personal best of 5.02 meters (16-5.5) in the pole vault at the Meyo Invitational to take fourth … placed 11th at the Big Ten Championships.
2015 Outdoor (Freshman)
Ninth place in the pole vault at the Big Ten championships with a season-best height of 5.01 meters (16-5.25) ... ninth in the pole vault at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... pole vault champion at both the Ashland Alumni Open and Virginia Challenge ... runner-up at the All-Ohio championships ... also competed at the FSU Relays.
2015 Indoor (Freshman)
Did not compete.
Otsego High School
Dual-sport letterwinner in both football and track and field all four years ... 2014 OHSAA DII state champion in the pole vault (4.93 meters/16-2.00); sixth place in the 60 and ninth in the 200 ... 2014 league and district champion in the 100 meter, 200 meter and pole vault ... 2014 OATCCC DII state champion in the pole vault (4.80 meters/15-9.00) ... First Team ALL-NBC selection as a senior football captain.
Dennis Signs Class of Four for 2018-19
Cole Gorski - Summer Internship
Tom Byers - Hall of Fame Weekend