Men's Cross Country

Blake Taneff

RS Junior

New Albany, Ohio

High School:
New Albany


Blake Taneff


Buckeyes Compete at Pre-Nationals

Junior Curtis Hanle is top finisher for the Buckeyes


Buckeyes Finish Eighth at Louisville

Freshman Nick Elswick is the top OSU finisher for third meet in a row


Elswick Impresses at Roy Griak Invitational

Places 23rd overall, second among freshman; Buckeyes finish 22nd in team standings


Ohio State Runs at Roy Griak Invitational Saturday

More than 400 competitors and 30 Division I programs set to compete


Ohio State Finishes Third at Kentucky

Freshman Nick Elswick impresses with a Top-10 finish

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

5k - 15:43.72
8k - 24:52
10k - 31:43

2014 (Junior) Represented Ohio State at both 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

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