Mitch Leitch
Mitch  Leitch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Dublin Jerome

Event:
Distance

Major:
Architecture

01/16/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

03/01/2016

2016 Buckeye Tune-Up

Photos by Robert Hardin

01/11/2016

2016 Buckeye Classic

Photos by Walt Middleton

05/04/2015

2015 Jesse Owens Track & Field Classic

Photos by Jeff Mills and OSU Athletics Communications

02/24/2015

2015 Buckeye Tune-Up

Photos by Jay LaPrete

02/03/2015

Ohio State Invitational

Photos by Will Shilling

Academic Achievements
Two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection (2016, 2017)
Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2015, 2016, 2017)

PRs
1500m - 4:00.02
Mile – 4:11.88
3000m - 8:20.45
5000m - 14:26.94
10000m – 30:20.13

2017 Outdoor (Junior)
Garnered silver in the 5,000m run at the Jesse Owens Classic with a time of 14:40.40 … placed fourth in the 1,500m run at the All-Ohio Championships with a career-best time of 4:00.02 … registered a career-best 10,000m run of 30:20.13 at the Raleigh Relays … represented Ohio State at the Big Ten Championships in the 5,000m and 10,000m run.

2017 Indoor (Junior)
Captured gold in the 3,000m run at the Buckeye Classic (8:29.71) and Kentucky Invitational (8:21.63) … garnered silver in the 3,000m run at the Auburn Invitational with a clocking of 8:25.84 … finished second in the mile at the Buckeye Tune Up with a career-best time of 4:11.88 … placed ninth in the 5,000m run at the Meyo Invitational with a time of 14:26.94 … took 18th in the 5,000m run (career-best 14:26.94) at the Big Ten Championships.

2016 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Took gold in the 5,000m run (14:52.66) at the Ohio Open … finished eighth in the 5,000m run at the Jesse Owens Classic with a time of 14:52.93.

2016 Indoor (Sophomore)
Placed second in the 3,000m run at the Ohio State Invitational with a personal-best time of 8:20.45 … took bronze in the 3,000m run (8:35.28) at the Ohio State Opener … took fifth at the Kentucky Invitational in the 3,000m run … competed at the Big Ten Championships.

2015 Outdoor (Freshman)
Seventh place in the 5000-meter run at the Jesse Owens Classic ... runner-up in the 3000-meter run and seventh in the 1500-meter run at the FSU Relays ... also competed at the All-Ohio championships and Virginia Challenge.

2015 Indoor (Freshman)
Fourth place in the 3000-meter run at both the Buckeye Tune-up and Ohio State Invitational ... fifth in the same event at the Buckeye Classic.

Dublin Jerome High School
Fourth place in the 3200m at the 2014 OHSAA Division I State Championship; sixth in 2013 ... fourth place in the 3200m at the 2014 OATCCC DI State Indoor Championships ... sixth place at the 2013 OHSAA Division I State Cross Country Championship ... seventh place at the Midwest Meet of Champions.