Alexus Pyles
Alexus  Pyles

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Clarksburg, Md.

High School:
Clarksburg High School

Event:
Sprints/Jumps

Academic Achievements
2017 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete 

PRs 
60m dash – 8.36
200m dash – 26.39
800m run – 2:26.88
60m hurdles – 8.72
100m hurdles – 14.34
High jump – 1.55m (5-1)
Long jump – 5.39m (17-8.25)
Triple jump – 11.70m (38-4.75)
Shot put – 10.50m (34-5.50)
Javelin throw – 29.58m (97-0)
Pentathlon – 3492
Heptathlon - 4782

2017 Outdoor (Freshman)
Used personal bests in the javelin throw (29.58m/97-0), 200m dash (26.39), 800m run (2:26.88), high jump (1.55m/5-1) and long jump (5.39m/17-8.25) to score a career-best 4,782 points in the heptathlon to place ninth at the Big Ten Championships … placed ninth in the triple jump at the Tennessee Relays with a bound of 11.70m (38-4.75) … took 12th in the 100m hurdles at the Tennessee Relays with a readout of 14.92 … clocked a wind-aided 100m hurdle time of 14.34 at the Jesse Owens Classic to finish 12th.

2017 Indoor (Freshman)
Scored points for Ohio State at the Big Ten Championships with an eighth-place finish in the pentathlon with a career-best score of 3,492 to help Ohio State place third as a team … took bronze in the 60m hurdles at the Buckeye Classic with a time of 9.13 … placed fifth in the 60m hurdles at the Buckeye Tune Up with a readout of 8.75 … launched the shot put a career-best distance of 10.50m (34-5.50) at the Big Ten Championships … registered personal best of 8.36 in the 60m dash at the Buckeye Classic to place 11th … clocked a 8.99 in the 60m hurdles at the Auburn Invitational to place eighth … time of 8.84 at the Spire Invite in the 60m hurdles garnered a ninth-place showing … collected a seasonal-best long jump of 5.37m (17-7.50) at the Big Ten Championships … cleared a season-best 1.50m (4-11.00) in the high jump at the Big Ten Championships.

Clarksburg High School
Six-time state champion … won state titles in the 55m hurdles and 100m hurdles in both 2014 and 2015 as a sophomore and junior … claimed a state title in the triple jump at the 2015 MHSSAA 4A State Championships with a bound of 11.88 meters (39-3.75) … won 18 of 22 55m hurdle races in high school including 13 out of her last 14 as a junior and senior … won 12 of 16 300m races dating back to sophomore year including 9 out of 10 in her final two years … owns personal bests of 8.02 (55m hurdles), 14.07 (100m hurdles), 44.12 (300m hurdles) and 11.88 meters (triple jump) … placed second at the 2016 MHSSAA 4A State Championships in the 300m hurdles with a time of 44.21 … collected silver at the 2015 MHSSAA 4A State Championships in the high jump with a clearance of 1.62 meters (5-4.00) … finished third as a sophomore at the state championships in the 300m hurdles (45.24) and high jump (1.52 meters).

Personal
Daughter of Rhoshanda and Terrance Pyles … has two siblings … majoring in pharmaceutical sciences.