Tyler Parrish
Tyler  Parrish


Amherst, Ohio

High School:
Amherst Steele

High Jump

Sport & Leisure Studies


Ohio State Captures the All-Ohio Championship

DeChant stars for the Scarlet and Gray with wins in the shot put and discus


Buckeyes, Big Ten Defeat SEC 400.5-314.5 in Second-Annual Challenge

DeChant wins the shot put to highlight outdoor opener for No. 25 Ohio State


No. 19 Ohio State Tuned-up for Big Ten Championships

DeChant, Mays post PRs in the weight throw; Buckeyes win seven events

High Jump - 2.11m/6-11.00

2012 Outdoor (Freshman) Placed 13th in the high jump at the Big Ten championships (2.06m/6-9.00) ... also competed in the high jump at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge (fourth, season-best mark of 2.10m/6-10.75), All-Ohio championships (seventh), Jesse Owens Track Classic (ninth), and Jim Click Shootout (ninth).

2012 Indoor (Reshirt) Competing unattached,used a PR of 2.11m (6-11.00) to win the high jump at the Buckeye Classic.

Amherst Steele High School Finished third in the high jump at the 2011 OHSAA Division I State championships(2.08m/6-10.00); 12th in 2010 ... 2011 OATCCC DI State Indoor Champion in the high jump (2.06m/6-9.00); sixth in 2010 ... Third Team All-Ohio selection and offensive MVP as a wide receiver on the Amherst Steel football team in 2010; holds school records for most receiving yards in a game (172) and season (1,022).

Personal Mother, Danielle (Kost), was a Big Ten champion in the high jump at Ohio State in 1985.