Simmons breaks own school record in the pole vault
Ohio State wins six events at the Virginia Challenge
Buckeye women set five school records on day one
Simmons wins pole vault, Bruton and Faust finish 1-2 in the 200m
Buckeyes host alumni reunion at the conclusion of the meet
2016 Academic All-Big Ten selection
Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2015, 2016, 2017)
Pole Vault – 3.99m (13-1)
Did not compete.
2016 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Competed solely in the pole vault … placed third at the Jesse Owens Classic with a season-best mark of 3.80 meters (12-5.5) … cleared 3.76 meters (12-4) at the Ashland Alumni Open to earn bronze … placed sixth at the All-Ohio Championships with a clearance of 3.60 meters (11-9.75).
2016 Indoor (Sophomore)
Competed solely in the pole vault … placed fourth at the Findlay Indoor Track and Field Classic with a clearance of 3.43 meters (11-3) … registered a season-best mark of 3.67 meters (12-0.5) at the Spire NCAA Indoor Track and Field Invitational to place eighth.
2015 Outdoor (Freshman)
Represented Ohio State in the pole vault at the Big Ten championships ... first place in the pole vault at the Ashland Alumni Open with a school outdoor-record mark of 3.82 meters (12-6.25) ... fifth place in the pole vault at the FSU Relays ... also competed at the Virginia Challenge and Jesse Owens Classic.
2015 Indoor (Freshman)
Finished eighth in the pole vault at the Big Ten championships with a school indoor-record mark of 3.99 meters (13-1.00) ... runner-up in the pole vault at the Buckeye Tune-up ... first in the pole vault at the SPIRE DI Invitational and Ohio State Invitational ... third in the vault at the Buckeye Classic ... also competed at the Rod McCravy Memorial and Meyo Invitational.
Fairless High School
Four-year track and field letterwinner and four-time state champion ... 2014 OHSAA Division II state champion and all-division state record holder in the pole vault (4.07 meters/13-4.25) ... 2014 OATCCC Division II state indoor champion and state record holder (3.81 meters/12-6.00) ... 2013 Division II state indoor and outdoor champion ... 2014 and 2013 All-American ... 2014 Gatorade Ohio Female Track & Field Athlete of the Year ... first female at Fairless High School to win a state title in track and field ... member of the Industrial Vault Club from 2010-2014 ... two-year letterwinner in volleyball at Fairless.
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