Jake Mandel
Jake  Mandel


Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Dublin Jerome



Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


Ohio State Announces 2016 Huntington Bucks Go Pro Class

Thirty-seven student-athletes will be interning this summer


Ohio State Finishes Third at Kentucky

Freshman Nick Elswick impresses with a Top-10 finish


Ohio State Takes Second at Flyer 5k

Freshmen Mitch Leitch and Clayton Bowie finish in Top 5


Buckeyes Open 2014 Season at Dayton Flyer 5k

Ohio State features veteran men's and women's rosters

Academic Achievements
2016-17 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
2016 Academic All-Big Ten selection
Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2015, 2016, 2017)

5k - 15:05.7
8k - 25:25.2

2016 (Junior)
Registered personal-best 8k time of 25:09.8 at Pre Nationals to place 83rd … helped Buckeyes win team titles at the Queen City Invite (6k – PB 18:32.2 – seventh place) and All-Ohio Championships (8k – 25:15.5 – fourth place) … finished 17th at the Commodore Classic (8k – 25:14.1) … finished 36th at the Great Lakes Regionals with a personal-best time of 31:27.5 … placed 55th at the Big Ten Championships.

2015 (Sophomore)
Did not compete.

2014 (Freshman)
Finished 43rd at the Bluegrass Invitational in an 8k PR of 25:25.2 ... opened his Buckeye career at the Flyer 5k Challenge, finishing in an 18th-place time of 16:15.4.

Dublin Jerome High School
Seventh place at the 2013 OHSAA Division I State Cross Country Championship and member of state runner-up team; placed 15th in 2012 and 16th in 2011 ... runner-up at the 2013 Midwest Meet of Champions (XC) ... fifth place in the 3200m at the 2013 OATCCC Division I State Championship; sixth in 2014 ... sixth place in the 3200m at the 2014 OHSAA Division I State Championships; 11th in 2013.