DeChant stars for the Scarlet and Gray with wins in the shot put and discus
DeChant wins the shot put to highlight outdoor opener for No. 25 Ohio State
DeChant, Mays post PRs in the weight throw; Buckeyes win seven events
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.