Mitch Leitch
Mitch  Leitch


Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Dublin Jerome



Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


Ohio State Takes 10th at Regional Championships

Buckeyes end season in Madison


Championship Season Continues at Great Lakes Regional

Buckeyes ready to run in Madison


Stifel, Elswick Help Ohio State Finish Ninth at the Big Ten Championships

Buckeyes place three runners in the Top 40


Buckeyes Begin Championship Season Sunday in Chicago

Ohio State runs against its conference rivals at the Big Ten championships


2014 Big Ten Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton/Walt Middleton Photography

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

5k - 15:20
6k – 18:27.7
8k - 24:44.7
10k - 31:22

2016 (Junior)
Finished third at the Queen City Invite with a personal-best 6k time of 18:27.7 to help the Buckeyes capture a team title … placed seventh at the All-Ohio Championships in the Open Race with an 8k time of 26:29.8 … finished 51st at the Great Lakes Regionals with a 10k readout of 31:47.4 … placed 65th at the Big Ten Championships with an 8k time of 26:02.9 … competed at the Commodore Classic and Pre Nationals.

2015 (Sophomore)
Placed 58th at the Great Lakes regional ... finished 67th at the Big Ten championships ... posted an 8k PR of 24:44.7 at Pre-Nationals ... finished 10th in his season debut at the All-Ohio championships.

2014 (Freshman)
Finished 53rd at the Great Lakes regional in a 10k PR of 31:22 ... represented the Buckeyes at the Big Ten championships ... competitor at Pre-Nationals, Greater Louisville Classic and Roy Griak Invitational ... posted an 8k PR of 24:57.44 at the Bluegrass Invitational, placing 24th overall ... opened his Buckeye career with a third-place finish at the Flyer 5k Challenge in a time of 15:45.1.

Dublin Jerome High School
Fourth place in the 3200m at the 2014 OHSAA Division I State Championship; sixth in 2013 ... fourth place in the 3200m at the 2014 OATCCC DI State Indoor Championships ... sixth place at the 2013 OHSAA Division I State Cross Country Championship; member of state runner-up team... seventh place at the Midwest Meet of Champions.