Ohio State in search of a top-2 finish and NCAA championship berth
Roys leads young Buckeye roster into East Lansing, Mich.
Ohio State set to run against 20 of the top-30 teams in the nation this Friday
Roys and Sabo place in the individual Top 40
Buckeyes begin new era under head coach Ed Beathea and associate head coach Brice Allen
Two-time Ohio State Scholar Athlete
Three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
5k - 15:25.91
8k - 24:38
10k - 30:51.5
2012 (Senior) Represented the Buckeyes at the Meijer 5k Challenge and 8k Notre Dame Invitational ... missed the final three meets of the season due to injury.
2011 (Junior) Finished 135th at the 10k NCAA championships ... posted a 10k PR of 30:51.5 at the Great Lakes regional championships, finishing 22nd ... placed 45th at the Big Ten championships in an 8k time of 24:49 ... 10th at the season-opening Mountaineer Open (6.4k, 19:55.9) ... also represented the Buckeyes at the adidas and Notre Dame Invitationals.
2010 (Sophomore) 12th place at the season-opening Mountaineer Open (6.4k time of 20:23.21) ... 42nd at the 8k Big Ten championships in a PR time of 24:46 ... also competed at the adidas Invitational.
2009 (Freshman) Competed in the 5k Eastern Michigan Fall Classic, finishing 17th in 15:58.
2008 (Redshirt) Did not compete
Copley High School Six-time Surburban League champion and 2008 OHSAA state champion in the mile (4:18.36) ... finished seventh at the 2007 OHSAA Cross Country Championships (15:41.32) ... ran a 5k PR (15:25.91) at the 2007 Galion Cross Country Festival.
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