Twenty-four individual Buckeyes and two relay teams set to compete in Jacksonville, Fla.
Distance runners head to Raleigh Relays
Buckeyes fight for titles at the Big Ten indoor championships
Team competes at the Big Ten indoor championships next Friday and Saturday
Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2016, 2017)
Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2015, 2016, 2017)
Hammer Throw – 59.11m (193-11)
Discus - 52.21m (171-3.50)
Weight Throw – 19.24m (63-1.50)
Shot Put - 18.43m (60-5.75)
2017 Outdoor (Junior)
Captured gold in the hammer throw at the All-Ohio Championships with a heave of 56.26m (184-07) … placed third at the Ashland Alumni Open with a career-best hammer throw of 59.11m (193-11) … garnered bronze in the discus throw at the All-Ohio Championships with a mark of 46.96m (154-01) … collected a fourth-place showing in the shot put at the All-Ohio Championships with a throw of 15.73m (51-7.25) … registered an eighth-place showing in the hammer throw at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (58.83m/193-00) … placed ninth in the hammer throw (57.62m/189-00), shot put (16.25m/53-3.75) and discus (44.95m/147-06) at the Jesse Owens Classic … competed at the Big Ten Championships in the hammer throw (55.81m/183-01) and shot put (17.05m/55-11.25).
2017 Indoor (Junior)
Garnered silver in the weight throw at the Buckeye Tune Up with a toss of 19.10m (62-08) … took sixth place in the shot put at the Kentucky Invitational (16.83m/55-2.75) and Buckeye Tune Up (season-best 17.13m/56-2.50) … registered a sixth-place showing in the weight throw at the Armory Track Invitational (16.81m/55-02) … placed seventh in the shot put at the Buckeye Classic (16.40m/53-9.75) and Findlay Classic (16.88m/55-4.75) … registered a mark of 18.37m (60-3.25) in the weight throw at the Buckeye Classic for a seventh-place finish … took 12th in the weight throw at the Findlay Classic (18.70m/61-4.25) and Spire Invite (17.51m/57-5.50) … competed at the Big Ten Championships in the weight throw (12th place) and shot put (13th place).
2016 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Registered personal best of 55.59 meters (182-4) in the hammer throw at the Oliver Nikoloff Invite to place fifth … hurled the discus a personal best 52.21 meters (171-3) at the LSU Battle on the Bayou for a sixth-place showing … finished 13th in the discus throw and shot put at the Big Ten Championships … represented the Buckeyes at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the shot put … finished fourth in the shot put (17.27 meters/56-8) and sixth in the discus (51.75 meters/169-9) at the Alabama Relays … earned three fifth-place finishes at the Power Conference Cardinal and Gold in the shot put (16.90 meters/55-5.5), hammer throw (55.58 meters/182-4) and discus throw (48.63 meters/159-6) … collected bronze in the shot put (16.72 meters/54-10.25) and discus throw (50.47 meters/165-7) at the Oliver Nikoloff Invite ... competed at the Jesse Owens Classic in discus throw, shot put and hammer throw.
2016 Indoor (Sophomore)
Took gold in the shot at the Ohio State Invitational with a personal-best mark of 18.43 meters (60-5.75) … placed fourth in the weight throw with a personal-best mark of 18.47 meters (60-7.25) … finished sixth in the weight throw (17.73 meters/58-2) and seventh in the shot put (17.12 meters/56-2) at the Armory Track Invitational … tossed the shot put 17.36 meters (56-11.5) at the Spire NCAA Track and Field Invitational to place ninth … represented Buckeyes at Big Ten Championships.
2015 Outdoor (Freshman)
Eighth in the shot put (season-best 15.64 meters/51-3.75) and ninth in the discus (PR of 49.23 meters/161-6.00) at the Jesse Owens Classic … sixth place in the shot put at the Ashland Alumni Open; also competed in the discus … fourth in the hammer throw, fifth in the discus and ninth in the shot put at the Miami Invitational … sixth in the hammer (PR of 52.10 meters/170-11.00) and ninth in the discus at the FSU Relays … also competed at the All-Ohio championships.
2015 Indoor (Freshman)
Set personal bests in the weight throw (17.45 meters/57-3.00) and shot put (15.97 meters/52-4.75) … third place in the weight throw and fifth place in the shot put at the Ohio State Invitational … seventh in the shot and eighth in the weight at the Buckeye Classic … also competed at the SPIRE DI Invitational, Meyo Invitational and Rod McCravy Memorial.
Avon Lake High School
Four-year track and field letterwinner and three-year letterwinner for football ... runner-up in the discus and eighth in the shot put at the 2014 OHSAA DI State Championships; placed fifth in the shot put in 2013 ... seventh in both the shot put and weight throw at the 2014 OATCCC DI State Indoor Championships ... awarded All-Southwestern Conference, All-County and All-District accolades as a wide receiver for Avon Lake.
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