Freshman Nick Elswick finished 23rd overall at the Roy Griak Invitational Saturday afternoon in Falcon Heights, Minn., highlighting the Ohio State effort at the 31-team event.
Places 23rd overall, second among freshman; Buckeyes finish 22nd in team standings
Freshman Nick Elswick impresses with a Top-10 finish
Behind 11th-place finish by Donald Roys, Ohio State earns 269 points
Ohio State in search of a top-2 finish and NCAA championship berth
Senior earns All-Big Ten honors with a 12th-place finish
2014 (Junior) Placed 29th overall at the 8kBluegrass Invitational in a time of 25:05.13.
2013 (Sophomore) Represented Ohio State at the NCAA Great Lakes regional (10k PR of 31:51) and Big Ten championships, finishing 57th and 40th, respectively ... placed seventh overall at the Big Ten Preview ... 22nd at the season-opening Flyer 5k Challenge ... also ran for the Buckeyes at the Notre Dame Invitational and Pre-Nationals.
2012 (Freshman) Finished 14th at the 8k Spartan Invitational and 15th at the Meijer 5k Challenge ... ran a personal-best 8k time at the Big Ten championships (24:43), finishing 42nd overall... also represented the Buckeyes at the Notre Dame Invitational, Wisconsin adidas Invitational and NCAA Great Lakes Regional.
2011 (Redshirt) Did not compete for the Buckeyes ... took home runner-up honors as an individual competitor at the 8k Wilmington Fall Classic (25:05.21) ... also finished fifth as an unattached runner at the Eastern Michigan Fall Classic in a 5k time of 15:26.80.
Louisville High School Three-time OHSAA state cross country participant; took fourth place in 2010 ... placed 27th at the 2010 Nike Cross Country Nationals ... finished fifth in the 3200m at the OHSAA state championships in 2011 and 12th in 2010 ... ninth in the 3200m at the 2011 Midwest Meet of Champions.