J.C. Murasky
J.C.  Murasky

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Zanesville, Ohio

High School:
Maysville

Event:
Throws

Major:
Communication

05/19/2016

NCAA East Preliminary Field Announced

Twenty-four individual Buckeyes and two relay teams set to compete in Jacksonville, Fla.

05/15/2016

Gray, Murasky Win Gold Medals at Big Ten Championships

Gray sweeps 100- and 200-meter finals, Murasky victorious in the shot put

05/04/2016

Murasky Named Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week

Redshirt senior won the shot put at the Drake Relays for the second year in a row

04/30/2016

Ohio State Golden at Drake, Ashland

Buckeyes win seven events at weekend meets

04/22/2016

Buckeyes Win Four Events on Opening Day of the Jesse Owens Classic

Competition resumes tomorrow at 10 a.m. ET

04/27/2016

2016 Jesse Owens Classic

Photos by Will Shilling

03/15/2016

2016 NCAA Indoor Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton

01/11/2016

2016 Buckeye Classic

Photos by Walt Middleton

06/11/2015

2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

05/19/2015

2015 Big Ten Outdoor Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

Athletic Accolades
Two-time First Team All-American (indoor/outdoor shot put)
Two-time Big Ten champion (indoor/outdoor shot put)
Three-time All-Big Ten selection
Big Ten Field Athlete of the Week (April 13, 2016)

Academic Achievements

2013 Academic All-Big Ten selection
2013 Ohio State Scholar Athlete

PRs
Shot Put - 20.21m/66-3.75
Discus - 53.59m/175-10.00

2015 Outdoor (Junior) Finished 17th in the shot put at the 2015 USATF Outdoor Championships … earned First Team All-America honors in the shot put with a seventh-place finish at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships (19.61 meters/64-4.00) … sixth in the shot put in the NCAA East Preliminary … Big Ten silver medalist in the shot put with a personal-best throw of 20.16 meters (66-1.75) at the conference championships; placed 17th in the discus … second place in the shot put at the Jesse Owens Track & Field Classic … Drake Relays champion in the shot put (19.68 meters/64-7.00) and 12th in the discus … fourth in the shot put (19.72 meters/64-8.50) and fifth in the discus at the Virginia Challenge … All-Ohio champion in both the shot and discus … Miami Invitational champion in the shot put and discus (PR of 53.59 meters/175-10.00) … first in shot and seventh in discus at the FSU Relays … also competed at the Stanford Invitational … All-Big Ten selection.

2015 Indoor (Junior) Represented Ohio State in the shot put at the Big Ten championships … first place in the shot put at the Buckeye Tune-up … runner-up in the shot put at the SPIRE DI Invitational (season-best 19.03 meters/62-5.25) … first place in the shot put at both the Ohio State Invitational and Buckeye Classic … also competed in the shot put at the Meyo Invitational and Rod McCravy Memorial.

2014 Outdoor (Sophomore) Represented the Buckeyes in the shot put at the NCAA East Preliminaries ... fourth place in the shot put at the Big Ten championships with a personal-best mark of 19.13 meters (62-9.25); also competed in the discus, finishing 13th overall ... third place in the shot put at the Dave Rankin Invite ... third in the shot put and fifth in the discus (PR of 52.48 meters/172-2.00) at the Red Wolf Open ... fourth place in the shot put at the Jesse Owens Classic ... finished sixth in both the discus and shot put at the Spec Towns National Team Invitational ... runner-up in the shot put and seventh in the discus at the Battle on the Bayou ... first place in the shot put at Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational.

2014 Indoor (Sophomore) Finished 16th in the shot put at the Big Ten championships ... first place in the Buckeye Tune-up ... fourth place in both the shot put and discus at the Akron Invitational ... runner-up in the shot put at the Nittany Lion Challenge and Buckeye Classic ... also competed at the Rod McCravy Memorial and Don Kirby Elite.

2013 Outdoor (Freshman)
Represented the Buckeyes in the shot put at the NCAA East Prelims ... placed 17th in both the shot put and discus at the Big Ten championships ...posted second-place performances in the shot put and discus at the Arkansas Team Invitational ... placed sixth in the shot put and seventh in the discus at the Jim Click Shootout ... finished fourth in the shot put at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invite.

2013 Indoor (Freshman) Turned in a personal-best mark of 18.27m (59-11.25) at the Big Ten indoor championships, finishing in fifth place ...placed first in the shot put at the Gladstein Invitational ... third in the shot put at both the Akron Invitational and Buckeye Classic... posted a fifth-place finish in the shot put at the SPIRE NCAA D-I Track Invitational.

2012 Indoor/Outdoor (Redshirt) Did not compete for the Buckeyes; finished ninth as an individual in the shot put at the Buckeye Tune-up; also competed at the Jesse Owens Track Classic.

Maysville High School Third place in the shot put at the 2011 OHSAA Championships (17.27m/56-8.00) ... runner-up in the shot at the regional championships at Byesville ... eighth in the discus and 11th in the shot put at the 2010 OHSAA Championships ... second in the discus at the regional finals.

J.C. Murasky