Men's Track & Field

Blake Taneff

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
New Albany, Ohio

High School:
New Albany

Position:
Distance

Major:
Biochemistry

Blake Taneff

04/10/2014

Ohio State Returns South for Spec Towns Invitational

Buckeyes continue road swing in SEC territory

04/19/2013

Stanley's Javelin Win Highlights Day One at the JOTC

Freshman remains undefeated as a collegiate

04/06/2013

No. 24 Ohio State Wins Jim Click Shootout

Buckeyes total 172 points, best runner-up Iowa by 31

03/28/2013

Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner

03/23/2013

Hartfield, Stanley Rewrite Ohio State Record Books in Nashville

Hartfield clears a DI-best 8.08m in long jump; Stanley breaks school record in javelin on first collegiate throw

04/22/2014

2014 Jesse Owens Track Classic

Photos by Jay LaPrete

Academic Achievements
2014 USTFCCCA All-Academic team
Three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Three-time Ohio State Scholar Athlete

PRs
3000m - 8:20.94
5000m - 14:26.9
10000m - 29:12.59

2014 Outdoor (Sophomore) Represented Ohio State in the 10000-meter run at the NCAA East Preliminaries ... finished sixth in the 10000-meter run at the Big Ten championships in a personal-best time of 29:12.59; also competed in the 5000-meter run ... third place in the 5000 at the Dave Rankin Invitational ... runner-up in the 10000 at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival (29:44.70) ... first place in the 3000-meter run at the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational ... also competed at the Jesse Owens Track Classic.

2014 Indoor (Sophomore) Ran in the 5000-meter final at the Big Ten championships ... seventh in the 5000-meter run at the Meyo Invitational in a personal-best time of 14:26.97 ... fourth place in the 3000-meter run at the Buckeye Classic ... turned in a personal-best 3000 time of 8:20.94 at the SPIRE DI Invitational ... also competed at the Rod McCravy Memorial and Indiana Relays.

2013 Outdoor (Freshman)
Placed 19th in the 5000m at the Big Ten championships; also competed in the 10000m ... took second place with a PR of 8:23.70 in the 3000m at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invite ... placed third in the 3000m at the Jim Click Shootout ... posted second place in the 3000m at the Arkansas Team Invitational ... recorded a personal-best time of 14:33.59 in the 5000m at the Jesse Owens Classic.

2013 Indoor (Freshman) Placed seventh overall with a season-best 8:43.55 in the 3000m at the Buckeye Tune-Up.

2012 Indoor/Outdoor (Redshirt) Did not compete for the Buckeyes; finished ninth in the 3000m at the Buckeye Tune-up as an unattached runner ... also competed in the 5000m at the Jesse Owens Track Classic.

New Albany High School Placed 14th at the 2011 Division I OHSAA State Cross Country Championships; 65th in 2009 ... 11th in the 3200m at the 2011 OHSAA DI State championships; 12th in 2009 ... two-time Nike Cross Country Regional and Foot Locker Midwest Regional participant.

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