All five Ohio State scorers run personal-best times as team finishes 21st overall
Jackson Neff leads Buckeyes with 48th-place finish
Buckeyes travel to Iowa City, Iowa, for annual conference showdown
Junior Curtis Hanle is top finisher for the Buckeyes
Freshman Nick Elswick is the top OSU finisher for third meet in a row
Photos by Walt Middleton/Walt Middleton Photography
2015 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
5k - 14:58.0
8k - 24:47.2
2015 (Junior) Finished 35th in the Open Race at Pre-Nationals in an 8k season-best time of 25:20.0 ... also competed at the All-Ohio championships.
2014 (Sophomore) Compteted for the Buckeyes at the Big Ten Championships ... Placed 158th at 8k Pre-Nationals with time of 25:49.9 ... finished 69th at the Greater Louisville Classic in a time of 25:14.45 ... competed at the Roy Griak Invitational ... opened his Buckeye career with an 18th-place finish at the Bluegrass Invitational in an 8k personal-best time of 24:47.29.
N.C. State University Sixth place at the 5k Wolfpack Challenge and ninth at the 5k Three Stripe Invitational in 2013 ... runner-up at the Three Stripe Invite in 2012.
Unioto High School Runner-up in the 1600m at the 2012 and 2011 OHSAA Division II State Championships ... placed third at the 2011 and 2010 OHSAA DII Cross Country State Championships ... second in the 1600m at the 2011 OATCCC D2-D3 Championships; fourth in 2010 ... four-time All-Ohio selection for track and field.
Mandel Takes 46th at Great Lakes Regional