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
Buckeyes win seven events at weekend meets
Ohio State finishes fifth overall
J.C. Murasky wins again in the shot put
Photos by Will Shilling
Photos by Walt Middleton
Photos by Jeff Mills and OSU Athletics Communications
Photos by Walt Middleton Photography
Photos by Jay LaPrete
Three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection (2015, 2016, 2017)
2015 USTFCCCA Academic All-American
Four-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
2017 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
High Jump - 2.08m (6-9.75)
Long Jump – 6.46m (21-2.50)
2017 Outdoor (Senior)
Captured gold in the high jump at the Jesse Owens Classic with a clearance of 2.03m (6-8.00) … placed sixth in the high jump at the Tennessee Relays (2.02m/6-7.50) … took 11th in the high jump at the Baldy Castillo Invitational clearing a height of 1.98m (6-6.00) … placed 12th at the Big Ten Championships in the high jump with a mark of 2.07m (6-9.50) … took 13th in the long jump at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a personal-best clearance of 6.46m (21-2.50).
2017 Indoor (Senior)
Claimed gold in the high jump at the Buckeye Classic with a clearance of 2.01m (6-7.00) … helped 4x400m relay capture gold at the Buckeye Classic with a readout of 3:21.17 … garnered silver in the high jump at the Spire Invite with a mark of 2.06m (6-9.00) … cleared a career-best height of 2.08m (6-9.75) at the Big Ten Championships to place ninth … registered a seventh-place finish in the high jump at the Kentucky Invitational (2.04m/6-8.25) … competed at the Meyo Invitational.
2016 Outdoor (Junior)
Took gold at the Ashland Alumni Open by clearing 2.00 meters (6-6.75) in the high jump … leaped over a season best 2.07 meters in the high jump at the Big Ten Championships for ninth place … finished third in the high jump at the Power Conference Cardinal and Gold … placed fifth at the LSU Battle of the Bayou in the high jump.
2016 Indoor (Junior)
Won title at the Kentucky Invitational in the high jump (2.04 meters/6-8.25) … took silver at the Spire NCAA Track and Field Invitational with a clearance of 2.06 meters (6-9) in the high jump … earned points for the Buckeyes at the Big Ten Championships with an eighth place finish in the high jump (2.07 meters/6-9.5).
2015 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Represented Ohio State in the high jump at the 2015 NCAA East Preliminary ... eighth place in the high jump at the Big Ten championships with a personal-best height of 2.08 meters (6-9.75) ... third in the high jump at the Jesse Owens Classic (2.06 meters/6-9.00) ... fourth in the high jump at the Virginia Challenge ... All-Ohio champion in the high jump (2.05 meters/6-8.75).
2015 Indoor (Sophomore)
Finished 13th in the high jump at the Big Ten championships ... first place in the high jump at the Buckeye Classic and Buckeye Tune-up ... runner-up in the high jump at the Ohio State Invitational ... also competed at the SPIRE DI Invitational, Meyo Invitational and Rod McCravy Memorial.
2014 Outdoor (Freshman)
Represented the Buckeyes in the high jump at the Big Ten championships ... fourth place in the high jump at the Spec Towns National Team Invitational ... third in the high jump at the LSU Battle on the Bayou (season-best 2.03 meters/6-8.00) ... sixth in the high jump at the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational.
2014 Indoor (Freshman)
Competed in the high jump at the Big Ten championships ... captured first place in the high jump at the Buckeye Tune-up at a personal-best height of 2.05 meters (6-8.75) ... fourth in the high jump at the Akron Invitational ... fifth in the high jump at the Indiana Relays ... runner-up in the high jump at the Buckeye Classic ... also competed at the Nittany Lion Challenge and SPIRE DI Invitational.
Logan High School
Four-year track and field letterwinner ... fifth place in the high jump at the 2013 OHSAA Championships ... 2013 OATCCC state indoor champion ... two-time All-Ohio selection ... three-time conference and district champion ... 2013 regional champion ... Academic All-Ohio.
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