Sykes victorious in the 60-meter dash
April 16 - 22, 2013
Freshman remains undefeated as a collegiate
April 9-15. 2013
Freshman clears 72.32m in the javelin to take home first place
Photos by Walt Middleton Photography
2013 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Five-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
1500m - 3:50.49
Mile - 4:10.3#
3000m - 8:15.04
5000m - 14:14.60
#Flat track conversion
2015 Outdoor (Junior) Represented Ohio State in the 5000-meter run at the Big Ten championships ... eighth in the 1500-meter run at the Jesse Owens Classic ... fifth in the 1500 at the All-Ohio championships ... also competed at the Virginia Challenge.
2015 Indoor (Junior) Runner-up in the 3000-meter run at the Buckeye Classic ... also competed at the Ohio State Invitational and SPIRE DI Invitational.
2014 Outdoor/Indoor (Sophomore) Placed second in the 3000-meter run at the Buckeye Classic (8:27.30), his only competitive action of the season.
2013 Outdoor (Freshman) Finished 15th in the 5000m run at the Big Ten championships ... first overall in the 3000m at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational with a personal-best time of 8:21.10 ... helped Ohio State place third in the 4x1500m relay at the Sea Ray Relays; placed fifth overall in the 1500m at Sea Ray ... achieved a second-place and personal-best time of 14:14.60 in the 5000m at the Jesse Owens Classic.
2013 Indoor (Freshman) Competed in three indoor meets ... posted season-best times in the mile and 3000m at the Gladstein Invitational ... reached a season best of 15:10.67 in the 5000m at the SPIRE NCAA DI Track Invitational.
2012 Outdoor/Indoor (Redshirt) Did not compete
Bay Village High School Two-time Division II state cross country champion; broke former Olympian Bob Kennedy's state championship record time at the 2010 meet with a run of 15:01.09 ... 2010 recipient of the Ohio Gatorade Cross Country Athlete of the Year award and a 2010 Footlocker finalist ... 2011 OHSAA DII state champion and 2010 runner-up in the 3200m; 2011 OATCC state indoor champion and 2009 runner-up in the 1600m.
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