Blake Taneff
Blake  Taneff

RS Junior

New Albany, Ohio

High School:
New Albany



Buckeyes Begin Championship Season Sunday in Chicago

Ohio State runs against its conference rivals at the Big Ten championships


Buckeyes Finish 10th at Great Lakes Regional

Senior Jackson Neff leads Ohio State with 37th-place finish


Ohio State Finishes 10th at Big Ten Championships

Jackson Neff leads Buckeyes with 48th-place finish


Ohio State Ready to Run at the B1G Championship

Buckeyes travel to Iowa City, Iowa, for annual conference showdown


Buckeyes Compete at Pre-Nationals

Junior Curtis Hanle is top finisher for the Buckeyes


2014 Big Ten Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton/Walt Middleton Photography

Academic Achievements
2015 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
2014 USTFCCCA All-Academic team
Four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Four-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

5k - 15:43.72
8k - 24:52
10k - 31:07

2014 (Junior) Earned a 60th place finish with an 8k time of 25:04.5 at the Big Ten Championships ... Represented Ohio State at Pre-Nationals, Greater Louisville Classic and Roy Griak Invitational ... competed in the Flyer 5k Challenge, finishing seventh in a time of 15:59.1 ... finished 38th at the 8k Bluegrass Invitational in a time of 25:16.11.

2013 (Sophomore) Represented Ohio State at the NCAA Great Lakes regional (10k PR of 31:43) and Big Ten championships, finishing 50th and 60th, respectively ... placed 10th at the Big Ten Preview and 28th at the season-opening Flyer 5k Challenge ... also ran for the Buckeyes at the Notre Dame Invitational and Pre-Nationals.

2012 (Freshman) Finished 28th overall at the Meijer 5k Challenge ... posted a PR of 24:52 at the 8k Big Ten championships, finishing 46th ... also represented Ohio State at the Spartan Invitational, adidas Invitational and NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships.

2011 (Redshirt) Did not compete for the Buckeyes ... ran in two meets as an unattached competitor, finishing seventh at the 8k Wilmington Fall Classic (25:27.07) and 22nd at the 5k EMU Fall Classic (15:51.95).

New Albany High School Placed 14th at 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.

Blake Taneff