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
Places 23rd overall, second among freshman; Buckeyes finish 22nd in team standings
More than 400 competitors and 30 Division I programs set to compete
2014 (Junior) 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.