OhioStateBuckeyes.com catches up with the scholar athlete
Thirty-seven student-athletes will be interning this summer
Buckeyes place three runners in the Top 40
All five Ohio State scorers run personal-best times as team finishes 21st overall
All-Ohio championships, Greater Louisville Classic on the horizon
Photos by Ting Shen/Walt Middleton Photography
2016-17 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
2016 Academic All-Big Ten selection
Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2016, 2017)
5k - 15:47.7
6k – 18:25.1
8k - 25:02.8
Scored in five of the six meets the Buckeyes competed in … notched a second-place showing to help the Buckeyes win the Queen City Invite with a personal-best 6k time of 18:25.1 … placed 11th at the All-Ohio Championships to help the Buckeyes claim another team title with an 8k time of 25:33.2 … finished 61st at the Big Ten Championship with an 8k time 25:59.1 … placed 75th at the Great Lakes Regional with a 10k time of 32:11.2 … competed at Commodore Classic and Pre Nationals.
Represented Ohio State at the Big Ten championships ... earned Top-25 finishes at the Flyer 5K (sixth), All-Ohio championships (20th) and Commodore Classic (22nd) ... also competed at Pre-Nationals, posting an 8k PR of 25:02.8.
Norwalk High School
Runner-up in the 3200-meter run at the 2015 OHSAA Division I State Championships … first place in the 3200-meter run at the 2015 Midwest Meet of Champions … sixth in the 5000-meter run at the 2015 New Balance Outdoor Nationals … runner-up in the 1600-meter run at the 2015 OATCCC State Indoor Championships … 2014 OHSAA state cross country qualifier … 14th in the 3200-meter run at the 2014 OHSAA DI Championships.
Mandel Takes 46th at Great Lakes Regional