Buckeyes travel to Iowa City, Iowa, for annual conference showdown
Ohio State features veteran men's and women's rosters
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
October 23 - 29, 2012
2013 NCAA All-Great Lakes regional selection
5k - 15:25.6
8k - 24:36.36
10k - 30:55
2013 (Sophomore) Earned All-Great Lakes regional honors with a 20th-place finish at the NCAA Great Lakes regional championships (10k PR of 30:55) ... top Buckeye finisher at the Big Ten championships, placing 28th overall in 25:05.2 ... placed fourth at both the Flyer 5k Challenge and Big Ten Preview ... turned in an 8k PR of 24:36.36 at Pre-Nationals, placing 123rd overall ... finished 75th at the Notre Dame Invitational.
2012 (Freshman) Turned in a personal-best and fourth-place time of 15:25.6 at the Meijer 5k Challenge, the first meet of his collegiate career ... took seventh place at the 8k Spartan Invitational in a PR of 25:02 ... finished 56th at the Big Ten championships and 67th at the Great Lakes regional ... also competed at the adidas and Notre Dame Invitationals.
Copley High School Finished fourth overall at the 2011 OHSAA Division I State Cross country championship; three-time participant at the state finals ... third place in the 3200m run at both the 2011 and 2012 OHSAA State Championships ... runner-up in the 3200m at the 2012 OATCCC State Championship ... four-time team captain, three-time All-District and All-Suburban League selection in cross country; two-time All-Regional, district and league selection in track ... Academic All-Ohio.
Mandel Takes 46th at Great Lakes Regional