Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics
Thirty-seven student-athletes will be interning this summer
Simmons breaks own school record in the pole vault
Photos by Jeff Mills and OSU Athletics Communications
Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2015, 2016, 2017)
2017 Academic All-Big Ten selection
2017 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
1500m - 4:00.46
3000m – 8:38.93
3000m Steeplechase - 9:33.94
5000m – 14:35.80
10000m – 30:22.62
2017 Outdoor (Junior)
Claimed gold in the 5,000m run at the Jesse Owens Classic with a career-best time of 14:35.80 … took sixth in the 1,500m run at the All-Ohio Championships with a career-best readout of 4:00.46 … placed 14th in the 10,000m run at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 30:22.62 … competed at the Raleigh Relays.
2017 Indoor (Junior)
Took third with a career-best 3,000m run of 8:38.93 at the Buckeye Classic … took 21st at the Meyo Invitational in the 5,000m run (14:41.82).
2016 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Registered a personal best of 15:02.27 in the 5,000m run at the Jesse Owens Classic … finished fifth in the 1,500m run at the Oliver Nikoloff Invite with a readout of 4:09.49.
2016 Indoor (Sophomore)
Recorded a personal best of 8:46.47 in the 3,000m run at the Ohio State Invitational.
2015 Outdoor (Freshman)
First place in the 3000m steeplechase at the Ashland Alumni Open ... first in the 3000m steeplechase at the All-Ohio championships; also ran in the 1500-meter run ... eighth in the steeple at the Jesse Owens Classic in a personal-best time of 9:33.94.
2015 Indoor (Freshman)
Sixth in the 3000m run at the Buckeye Tune-up.
Dublin Jerome High School
Seventh place at the 2013 OHSAA Division I State Cross Country Championship; placed 15th in 2012 and 16th in 2011 ... runner-up at the 2013 Midwest Meet of Champions (XC) ... fifth place in the 3200m at the 2013 OATCCC Division I State Championship; sixth in 2014 ... sixth place in the 3200m at the 2014 OHSAA Division I State Championships; 11th in 2013.