Buckeyes end season in Madison
Buckeyes place three runners in the Top 40
Ohio State runs against its conference rivals at the Big Ten championships
All five Ohio State scorers run personal-best times as team finishes 21st overall
First team title since 2009, 12th overall in program history
Photos by Ting Shen/Walt Middleton Photography
2013 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Five-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
5k - 15:41.7
8k - 24:20.3
10k - 31:25
2015 (Senior) Represented Ohio State at the Great Lakes regional ... raced to a personal-best 8k time of 24:20.3 at the Big Ten championships, placing 36th overall ... represented Ohio State at Pre-Nationals ... finished 16th in his season debut at the All-Ohio championships.
2014 (Redshirt) Did not compete.
2013 (Junior) Represented Ohio State at the NCAA Great Lakes regional (10k PR of 31:25) and Big Ten championships, finishing 37th and 49th respectively ... 10th place in the Open Section of the ISU Pre-National Invitational ... also ran for the Buckeyes at the Notre Dame Invitational.
2012 (Sophomore) Placed 10th at the Meijer 5k Challenge in a PR of 15:41.7 ... 74th at the 8k Notre Dame Invitational ... missed the final three meets of the season due to injury.
2011 (Freshman) Represented the Buckeyes at the NCAA, Great Lakes regional (10k PR of 31:30.2), and Big Ten championships, placing 168th, 50th, and 63rd, respectively ... fourth place at the 6.4k Mountaineer Open ... posted an 8k PR of 25:17 at the Notre Dame Invitational, finishing 81st ... 21st at the 5k Eastern Michigan Fall Classic ... also competed at the adidas Invitational.
Bay Village High School Two-time Division II state cross country champion; broke former Olympian Bob Kennedy's state championship record time at the 2010 meet with a run of 15:01.09 ... 2010 recipient of the Ohio Gatorade Cross Country Athlete of the Year award and a 2010 Footlocker finalist ... 2011 OHSAA DII state champion and 2010 runner-up in the 3200m; 2011 OATCC state indoor champion and 2009 runner-up in the 1600m.
Mandel Takes 46th at Great Lakes Regional