Meyo Invitational and Akron Invitational on the horizon for the Buckeyes
Over 25 schools and more than 1,200 athletes set to attend
Senior picks up wins in two of four events
Senior claims wins in three of seven events
Buckeyes total 172 points, best runner-up Iowa by 31
Ohio State track and field hosts the Buckeye Classic at French Field House.
Photos by Jeff Mills
2013 Outdoor (Junior) Placed fifth in the decathlon at the Big Ten championships with a personal-best score of 7227; posted PRs in three events: long jump (7.40m/24-3.50), 100m (11.07) and 110m hurdles (14.89) ... 12th overall in the decathlon at the Jim Click Shootout ... set a PR of 39.49m (129-6.75) in the discus at the Jesse Owens Classic.
2013 Indoor (Junior) Finished ninth overall in the heptathlon at the Big Ten championships with a score of 5333... totaled a personal-best 5443 points in the heptathlon at the Akron Invitational, finishing second overall ... first place in the heptathlon at the Gladstein Invitational ... runner-up in the hepathlon at the Golden Flash Gala ... first place in the 60m hurdles at the Buckeye Classic.
2012 Outdoor (Sophomore) Used a PR scored of 7226 to finish seventh in the decathlon at the Big Ten championships ... 16th in the decathlon at the Texas Relays ... competed in the 110m hurdles at the Jesse Owens Track Classic.
2012 Indoor (Sophomore) Finished ninth in the heptathlon at the Big Ten championships (5314 points); also competed in the long jump, finishing 17th overall... used a PR of 5317 to place third in the heptathlon at the Akron Combined Events; also finished sixth in the long jump ...competed in five events at the Buckeye Tune-up, highlighted by a sixth-place effort in the 60m hurdles ... runner-up in the long jump at the OSU-Michigan Dual ... third in the 4x400m relay, fourth in the long jump and fifth in the 60m hurdles at the Buckeye Classic.
2011 Outdoor (Transfer) Did not compete for the Buckeyes ... fourth place in the decathlon at the Wake Forest Deacon Combined Events (6556 pts.) ... fifth at the Polytan Invitational in the decathlon.
2011 Indoor (Transfer) Did not compete for the Buckeyes ... placed fourth in the heptathlon at the Akron Invitational and seventh at the Golden Flash Gala ... third place at the Ohio Wesleyan Pentathlon.
Grand View University Competed during both the indoor and outdoor seasons for the Vikings in 2010 ... posted top-10 finishes in both the 55m hurdles and the triple jump at the 2010 Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships.
Bondurant-Farrar High School Sixth-place in the 110m hurdles (PR of 14.82), 10th in the long jump and eighth place in the 4x100m relay (HS school-record time of 43.56) at the 2009 Iowa State Championships ... eighth place in the long jump at the state meet in 2008 ... three-year letter winner in football, earning all-District recognition as a running back in 2009 ... honor roll student, perfect attendance and D.A.R.E. volunteer throughout high school.