Nick Gray
Nick  Gray

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pickerington, Ohio

High School:
Pickerington North

Event:
Sprints

Major:
Biology

05/31/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

05/15/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

05/02/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

04/17/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

02/27/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

06/09/2016

2016 NCAA Men's Outdoor T&F Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton

04/27/2016

2016 Jesse Owens Classic

Photos by Will Shilling

03/15/2016

2016 NCAA Indoor Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton

03/01/2016

2016 Buckeye Tune-Up

Photos by Robert Hardin

01/11/2016

2016 Buckeye Classic

Photos by Walt Middleton

Athletic Accolades
Four-time First Team All-American (2016 indoor/outdoor 200m, 2016 outdoor 4x400m relay, 2017 outdoor 4x400m relay)
Three-time Second Team All-American (2016 100m, 2016 indoor 4x400m relay, 2017 4x100m relay)
2017 Honorable Mention All-American (outdoor 200m)
Six-time Big Ten champion (100m, indoor 200m x2, outdoor 200m, indoor 4x400m relay, outdoor 4x400m relay)
Big Ten indoor championship-record holder in the 200m (20.58)
Four-time First Team All-Big Ten selection
Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week (April 13, 2016)
Has won 21 races in career – 60m dash (3), 100m dash (1), 200m dash (7), 4x400m relay (7), 400m dash (2), 4x100m relay (1)

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

PRs

60m - 6.71
100m - 10.34
200m - 20.38
400m - 46.16

School Records
4x100m relay – 38.92

2017 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Second leg of the 4x400m relay squad that earned First Team All-America honors at the NCAA Championships with a time of 3:05.27 … second leg of the 4x100m relay team that set the school record at the NCAA Championships with a time of 38.92 to place ninth and earn Second Team All-America honors … took 17th in the 200m dash (20.63) at the NCAA Championships to earn Honorable Mention All-America honors … clocked a wind-aided 19.96 in the 200m dash at the Big Ten Championships to garner silver … third leg of the 4x100m relay that placed third at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 39.90 … clocked a wind-aided 10.25 in the 100m dash at the Big Ten Championships to finish fifth … racked up a total of 16 points at the Big Ten Championships to help Ohio State to a second-place finish as a team … claimed gold in the 400m dash with a season-best time of 48.39 at the All-Ohio Championships … helped the 4x100m relay to gold at the Drake Relays (39.51) … member of the 4x400m relay that finished second at the Drake Relays with a clocking of 3:08.80 … took second in the 200m dash at the Jesse Owens Classic with a wind-aided time of 20.72 … garnered bronze in the 100m dash at the Drake Relays with a time of 10.47 … helped the 4x400m relay to an eighth-place finish at the Tennessee Relays (3:16.40) … registered a career-best wind legal 200m dash of 20.38 at the NCAA East Preliminaries to rank fifth in school history … second leg of the 4x400m relay that registered the fifth-fastest 4x400m relay (3:03.51) in program history at the NCAA East Preliminaries.

2017 Indoor (Sophomore)
Defended his 200m dash title at the Big Ten Championships breaking his previous B1G record of 20.71 with a 20.58 to claim gold … the time of 20.58 is the second-fastest 200m dash in program history … helped the 4x400m relay to a seventh-place finish at the Big Ten Championships with a clocking of 3:09.91 … registered a seventh-place finish in the 60m dash with a time of 6.75 at the Big Ten Championships … collected gold in the 400m dash at the Buckeye Classic with a time of 48.47 … claimed gold in the 200m dash at the Kentucky Invitational with a clocking of 20.86 … member of the 4x400m relay that placed first at the Armory Track Invitational with a readout of 3:11.94 … garnered silver in the 60m dash at the Kentucky Invitational with a time of 6.75 … aided the 4x400m relay to a second-place finish at the Kentucky Invitational (3:13.35) … 200m dash time of 20.93 earned him a second-place showing at the Armory Track Invitational … placed third at the Auburn Invitational in the 60m dash (6.78) … member of the 4x400m relay squad that finished third at the Buckeye Tune Up (3:21.27) … placed eighth in the 200m dash at the Tyson Invitational (21.01) … clocked a season-best time of 47.62 in the 400m dash at the Tyson Invitational to place 11th.

2016 Outdoor (Freshman)
Earned First Team All-America honors in the 200m dash (20.93/seventh place) and 4x400m relay (3:06.27/seventh place) at the NCAA Championships … named Second Team All-American in the 100m dash (personal best/10.34/14th place) … claimed Big Ten titles in the 100m dash (10.49) and 200m dash (20.54) … clocked personal best of 20.45 in the 200m dash at the NCAA East Preliminaries; that time ranks fifth fastest in program history … anchor leg of 4x400m relay team that won gold at the Alabama Relays with a time of 3:08.69 … won the 200m dash at the LSU Battle on the Bayou with a readout of 20.51 (wind aided) and finished fourth in the 100m dash (10.36) … second leg of Buckeyes 4x100m relay squad that place seventh at Big Ten Championships … placed sixth in the 100m dash at the Drake Relays with a wind-aided 10.54 … helped 4x400m relay team place sixth at Drake Relays … took silver in the 200m dash (20.53w) and bronze in the 400m dash (46.86) at the Jesse Owens Classic … placed sixth in the 100m dash (10.47) at the Seminole Invitational … clocked personal best of 46.16 in the 400m dash to take third at the Power Conference Cardinal and Gold … helped 4x400m (3:15.59) and 4x100m (40.51) take silver at the Power Conference Cardinal and Gold.

2016 Indoor (Freshman)
Earned First Team All-America honors in the 200m dash (21.11/sixth place) at the NCAA Championships … named Second Team All-American in the 4x400m relay (3:09.05/11th place) … claimed Big Ten title in the 200m dash with a time of 20.71 (Big Ten indoor championship record and ranks No. 2 in program history) … second leg of 4x400m relay team that won gold at the Big Ten Championships with a meet record of 3:06.38; the time is also the third-fastest in program history … finished third in the 60m dash at the Big Ten Championships with a readout of 6.75 … ran a personal best of 6.71 in the 60m dash prelims at Big Ten’s and that ranks fifth fastest in program history … won 60m dash titles at the Ohio State Opener (6.77), Power 5 Invite (6.71) and Ohio State Invitational (6.74) … collected titles in the 200m dash at the Armory Track Invitational (21.17) and Ohio State Invitational (21.25) … on 4x400m relay teams that earned gold at Ohio State Opener (3:21.03), Kentucky Invitational (3:11.91) and Spire NCAA Track and Field Invitational (3:08.26) … finished second in the 200m dash (21.12) and 60m dash (6.82) at the Kentucky Invitational … racked up bronze at the Spire NCAA Track and Field Invitational in the 60m dash (6.89) … finished third at the Power 5 Invite in the 200m dash with a readout of 21.26.

Pickerington North High School 
Two-time OHSAA Division I state champion in the 400-meter dash; state runner-up in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes in 2015 … placed fourth in the 200 and fifth in the 100 in 2014 … 2014 OATCCC Division I state champion in the 400-meter dash and runner-up in the 200-meter dash … fifth place in the 200 meters at the 2014 New Balance Indoor Nationals … fifth place in the 400 at the 2013 OHSAA DI Outdoor Championships … fourth place in the 400 at Junior Olympics in 2012 ... helped Pickerington North to the 2015 OHSAA DI State Championship.