Aaliyah Barnes
Aaliyah  Barnes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Eastmoor Academy

Event:
Sprints

Major:
Criminology

05/15/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

04/24/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

04/17/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

04/04/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

03/14/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

01/11/2016

2016 Buckeye Classic

Photos by Walt Middleton

06/12/2015

2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

05/20/2015

2015 Big Ten Outdoor Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

05/04/2015

2015 Jesse Owens Track & Field Classic

Photos by Jeff Mills and Ohio State Athletics Communications

03/02/2015

2015 B1G Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography

Athletic Accolades
Three-time First Team All-American (2014 4x100m relay, 2017 indoor 4x400m relay, 2017 outdoor 4x400m relay)
Two-time Second Team All-American (2015 4x100m relay, 2016 indoor 4x400m relay)
Three-time Honorable Mention All-American (2014 and 2015 outdoor 400m, 2015 outdoor 4x400m relay)
Three-time Big Ten champion (2015 indoor/outdoor 4x400m relay, 2017 outdoor 4x400m relay)
2014 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award
Three-time First Team All-Big Ten selection
Two-time Second Team All-Big Ten selection
Won 37 races in career – 4x400m relay (17), 200m dash (8), 400m dash (4), 4x100m relay (3), 60m dash (3), 100m dash (1) and 4x200m relay (1)

PRs
60m - 7.43
100m – 11.46
200m - 23.31
400m - 52.67

School Records
Indoor 200m Dash - 23.37
Outdoor 4x400m Relay - 3:28.37
Outdoor Sprint Medley - 3:47.87

2017 Outdoor (Senior)
Anchor leg of the 4x400m relay that took eighth at the NCAA Championships with a readout of 3:31.36 to earn First Team All-America honors … anchored the 4x400m relay to gold at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 3:32.76 … earned additional trio of bronze finishes in the 100m dash (career-best 11.46), 200m dash (22.99w) and 4x100m relay (45.46) at the Big Ten Championships … swept titles in the 100m (11.88) and 200m (23.81) dashes at the All-Ohio Championships … captured gold in the 200m dash (23.22w) and 4x100m relay (45.53) at the Jesse Owens Classic … member of the 4x200m relay that claimed the top spot at the Tennessee Relays with a time of 1:35.85 … placed second in the 100m dash at the Drake Relays (11.67w) and Jesse Owens Classic (23.22w) … aided the 4x100m (45.37) and 4x400m (3:35.23) relay to second-place showings at the Drake Relays to help Ohio State claim the HyVee Cup … third leg of the women’s 4x400m relay that placed fourth at the Florida Relays with a season best and the No. 2 time in program history (3:29.04) … member of the 4x100m relay team that placed fourth with a readout of 44.91 at the Baldy Castillo Invitational … placed seventh in the 200m dash at the Florida Relays with a time of 24.01 … helped 4x100m relay place fourth at the Tennessee Relays (45.20) … recorded an 11th-place showing in the 200m dash (24.26) and placed 13th in the 100m dash (11.92w) at the Tennessee Relays … helped 4x100m relay run the fastest time of its season at the NCAA East Preliminaries (44.68) … placed third in the 4x400m relay at the Jesse Owens Classic (3:47.74) … registered season-best time of 23.45 in the 200m dash at the NCAA East Preliminaries.

2017 Indoor (Senior)
Third leg of the 4x400m relay that set the school record with a readout of 3:31.23 at the NCAA Championships to place sixth and become first foursome in program history to earn First Team All-America honors in the event … third leg of the 4x400m relay that placed second at the Big Ten Championships with a readout of 3:32.84 to help Ohio State place third as a team … placed sixth in the 200m dash finals at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 23.74 … member of 4x400m relay that won titles at the Kentucky Invitational (3:37.97), Auburn Invitational (3:36.48) and Buckeye Tune Up (3:43.99) … won 60m dash titles at the Buckeye Tune Up (career best 7.43) and Buckeye Classic (7.48) … took gold in the 200m dash at the Auburn Invitational with a readout of 23.66 … captured a pair of silvers at the Kentucky Invitational in the 200m dash (23.76) and 60m dash (7.54) … registered a season best of 23.64 at the Tyson Invitational to place seventh … registered a second-place finish at the Armory Track Invitational with a clocking of 23.82 in the 200m dash … member of 4x400m relay team that garnered silver at the Buckeye Classic (3:49.83) … helped 4x400m relay place fifth at the Tyson Invitational (3:38.76) … took sixth at the Auburn Invitational in the 60m dash with a 7.51 … placed eight in the 60m dash at the Armory Invitational with a clocking of 7.50.

2016 Outdoor (Junior)
Recorded a personal best of 11.82 in the 100m dash at the Big Ten Championships … helped 4x100m relay team take sixth at the Drake Relays with a readout of 45.46 … competed in the 200m dash at the Big Ten Championships.

2016 Indoor (Junior)
Set the school record in the 200m dash with a time of 23.37 at the Big Ten Championships to finish second … earned Second Team All-America honors in the 4x400m relay with a 10th-place showing at the NCAA Championships … placed eighth in the 60m dash (7.55) at the Big Ten Championships … … took gold in the 200m dash at the Armory Track Invitational (23.85) and Spire NCAA Track and Field Invitational (23.90) … helped 4x400m relay squad finish first at the Kentucky Invitational with a time of 3:36.16 … finished first at the Ohio State Opener in the 60m dash with a personal best of 7.45 … earned silver at the Kentucky Invitational with a 200m dash time of 23.95 … member of 4x400m relay team that placed third at the Armory Track Invitational with a time of 3:38.57 … clocked a season-best 400m dash time of 55.20 at the Armory Track Invitational … placed sixth in the 200m dash at the Power 5 Invite with a readout of 24.00.

2015 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Competed in three events at the NCAA championships, earning Second Team All-America honors in the 4x100-meter relay (14th, 44.79) and Honorable Mention All-America accolades in both the 4x400-meter relay (22nd, 3:41.43) and 400-meter dash (53.75) … NCAA East Preliminary champion in the 4x400-meter relay in a school-record time of 3:28.37; also competed in the 400-meter dash (PR of 52.67), 200-meter dash (23.49) and 4x100-meter relay (43.99) … Big Ten champion with the 4x400-meter relay team (3:33.20) and bronze medalist in the 200-meter dash (PR of 23.31); also placed seventh in the 400-meter dash (54.11) … Jesse Owens Classic champion in both the 4x4 and 4x1 relays … competed in three events at the Drake Relays, highlighted by a runner-up finish and school-record time of 3:47.87 in the sprint medley … first place in the 4x4, runner-up in the 4x1 and seventh in the 200 at the Virginia Challenge … runner-up in the 4x4 relay and sixth in the 400 dash at the Stanford Invitational … second place in the 4x4 relay at the FSU Relays … First Team All-Big Ten selection.

2015 Indoor (Sophomore)
Big Ten champion with the 4x400-meter relay team (school indoor-record time of 3:35.81); also finished fifth in the 400-meter dash (54.02) and 11th in the 200-meter dash … first place in both the 200-meter dash and 4x400-meter relay at the Buckeye Tune-up … first place in the 4x400-meter relay and runner-up in the 400-meter dash at the SPIRE DI Invitational … competed in three events at the Meyo Invitational … first place in the 4x4 relay and runner-up in the 200 and 400 at the Ohio State Invitational … second in the 4x4 and third in the 400 at the Auburn Invitational … first in the 4x4 at the Buckeye Classic … also competed at the Rod McCravy Memorial … First Team All-Big Ten selection.

2014 Outdoor (Freshman)
Started out the season earning first place in the 4x400-meter relay and 400-meter dash at the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Invitational, and in the 400-meter dash at LSU Battle on the Bayou ... fourth place in the 200 meter at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... competed in three events at the 2014 Drake Relays, placing second in the 4x100-meter relay and fifth in the 1600-meter sprint medley ... first place in the 4x400-meter relay, 4x100-meter relay, and 200-meter dash at the Dave Rankin Invitational ... represented OSU at the Big Ten championships; placed third in the 200-meter dash in a PR of 23.99 and finish sixth in the 4x400-meter relay and seventh in the 4x100-meter relay ... ran at the NCAA East Prelims in the 4x100-meter relay (fourth), as well as the 400 (14th, PR of 52.70) ... competed in both the 4x100-meter relay, earning a fifth-place finish and All-America honors, as well as the 400-meter dash, earning a 21st-place finish and Honorable Mention All-America honors at the NCAA championships.

2014 Indoor (Freshman)
Competed in three events at the Big Ten championships, placing fourth in the 400m, fifth as the anchor of the 4x400m relay team, and eighth in 200m; posted PRs of 23.90 (200m) and 53.59 (400m) in the preliminaries ... first place in both the 200m and 400m at the Buckeye Tune-up ... runner-up in the 200m at the SPIRE DI Invite ... member of the first-place 4x400m relay team at the Armory Collegiate Invitational ... first in the 400m and second in the 4x4 at the Gladstein Invitational ... first in the 4x4 relay at the Buckeye Tune-up ... also ran at the Rod McCravy Memorial.

Eastmoor Academy
An eight-time OHSAA state champion, including one team state championship.