58 Ohio State student-athletes posted 3.7 or better GPAs in 2011-12
Leslie, Green advance in the steeplechase; Blanks secures spot in 400m hurdle championship
Senior places sixth in the long jump; four other Buckeyes advance to quarterfinal action
Meet begins Thursday in Jacksonville, Fla.
Runs personal best time of 3:39.00 in 1500m, third best in Division I this season
2012 First Team All-American in the Distance Medley
2010 Second Team Indoor All-American in the 800m
2009 Honorable Mention Outdoor All-American in the 800m
Member of the school record-holding Distance Medley (9:31.17) and 4x800m (7:17.68) relay teams
Four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Five-time Ohio State Scholar Athlete
600m - 1:19.52
800m - 1:48.26
1500m - 3:48.23
Mile - 4:09.30
3000m - 8:42.44
2012 Outdoor (Senior) Represented the Buckeyes in the 800m at the NCAA East Prelims, finishing 21st overall ... placed 13th in the 800m at the Big Ten championships ... posted a season-best 800m time of 1:49.03 at the Payton Jordan Invitational, finishing ninth overall ... All-Ohio champion in the 1500m (3:49.30) ... sixth place in the 800m at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... sixth in the 1500m at the Jim Click Shootout.
2012 Indoor (Senior) Earned First Team All-American honors with an eighth-place finish in the Distance Medley at the NCAA championships (9:38.23) ... member of Ohio State's school recordDMR team at the Alex Wilson Invitational (9:31.17) ... finished fourth in the DMR and 15th in the 800m at the Big Ten championships ... third place in the 600m at the Buckeye Classic ... 16th in the 800m at the Husky Classic ... fourth place in the 800m at the PSU National Invitational (season-best time of 1:49.80) ... runner-up in the 800 at the OSU-Michigan Dual ... 600m champion at the Buckeye Classic.
2011 Indoor/Outdoor (Redshirt) Did not compete
2010 Outdoor (Junior) Competed in the 800m at both the NCAA East Prelims and Big Ten championships ... member of the Ohio State 4x800m relay team that posted a then 2010 world-best time of 7:17.68 at the Drake Relays, a time that also serves as the OSU school record; also helped the 4x1600m relay team to a first-place finish at Drake (16:25.42) ... ran a season-best 800m time of 1:49.84 at the Payton Jordan Invitational, finishing seventh ... first place in the 800m at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invite ... ran a 1500m PR of 3:48.23 at the Indiana Miler Series.
2010 Indoor (Junior) Set a then Ohio State indoor school record in the 800m with a fifth-place time of 1:48.26 at the Penn State National Invitational ... finished 13th in the 800m at the NCAA championships in a time of 1:52.47, good for Second Team All-American honors... sixth place in the distance medley relay and seventh in the 800m at the Big Ten championships ... ran a PR of 1:19.52 in the 600m at the Buckeye Tune-up, finishing in first place ... 800m champ at "The Dual" (1:53.67) ...first-place finisher in the mile (4:13.39) at the Buckeye Classic.
2009 Outdoor (Sophomore) NCAA championship qualifier in the 800m; finished 25th in 1:51.74 for HonorableMentionAll-American honors... ran aseason-best 800m timeof 1:49.34 at the Mideast regionals, finishing fifth ... ran an 800m regional-qualifying time at the Oregon Twilight, a seventh-place run of 1:49.42 ... season-best time in the 1500m set at the Tiger Track Classic (3:59.52).
2009 Indoor (Sophomore) Team leader in the 800m run; set a season-best at the Penn State National Invitational, finishing second in 1:50.56 ... fourth in the 800m at the Big Ten championships (1:51.78) ... member of sixth-place DMR team at the Big Ten championships.
2008 Outdoor (Freshman) NCAA regional qualifier in the 800m run ... finished fifth at the Big Ten championships in the 800m ... posted the best time in the Big Ten in the 800 by a freshman.
2008 Indoor (Freshman) Led the team in both the 800m run and the 1000m run ... posted season-best time of 1:52.83 in the 800m run.
Brunswick High School Was the fastest returning 800m runner in the state in 2007 ... finished second at the 2006 Division I OHSAA meet in 1:52.14 ... took sixth in the 800m in 2007.
Buckeyes Ready for Fast Times in NYC