Buckeyes travel to Michigan State for conference championship May 15-17
Ohio State sending six athletes to NCAA championship meet next month
Multiple Buckeyes advance to event quarterfinals
Buckeyes place eighth overall
Senior Ashlee Abraham stars for the Scarlet and Gray
2014 First Team All-American (4x100m relay)
Five-time Second Team All-American (100m, indoor/outdoor 200m, 4x100m relay)
Three-time Big Ten champion (60m, 100m,4x100m relay)
Three-time All-Big Ten selection
Three-time MAC champion at Eastern Michigan (60m, 100m, indoor 200m)
MAC conference-record holder in the 60m (7.34)
Two-time Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week
Member of the 2013 and 2014 Buckeye Power Club
60m - 7.29
100m - 11.30
200m - 23.33
2014 Outdoor (Senior) Qualified for three events at NCAA Championships (100m, 200m and 4x100m team) after her performance at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships... Posted the third-best 100m time in Ohio State history at the prelims (11.30)... Ran a time of 23.36 in the 200m at the NCAA prelims to finish fourth overall... Part of the 4x100m relay team's season-best time of 43.92 seconds that placed them second and advanced them to the championships... An All-Big Ten selection after winning gold in the 100m at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a time of 11.51 seconds... Claimed second-place finish in the 200m at the Dave Rankin Invite (24.42)... Finished runner-up in both the 100m (11.73) and as part of 4x100m team (44.52; fourth-fastest in school history) at the Drake Relays... Took second place in the 100m at the Jesse Owens Track Classic with time of 11.65 seconds... At the LSU Battle of the Bayou placed second in the 100m (11.38) and fourth in the 200m with a PR of 23.33 seconds... Ran to second and third-place finishes at the season-opening Yellow Jacket Invitational in the 100m and 200m, respectively.
2014 Indoor (Senior) Earned Second Team All-America honors with a 16th-place finish in the 60m at the NCAA championships ... Big Ten champion in the 60m and sixth place in the 200m at the 2014 Big Ten Indoor Championships ... first place in the 60m at the Buckeye Tune-up, SPIRE DI Invitational and Armory Collegiate Invitational (posted a PR of 7.29 at The Armory) ... Big Ten Athlete of the Week after performance at the Armory Collegiate ... runner-up in the 60m at the Rod McCravy Memorial and Buckeye Classic ... runner-up in the 200m at the Buckeye Classic ... All-Big Ten selection.
2013 Outdoor (Junior) Earned Second Team All-America honors in both the 4x100m relay and 200m at the NCAA championships; placed 10th in the 4x1 and 16th in the 200m (PR of 23.40) ... competed in three events at the NCAA East Prelims, finishing fifth in the 4x100m relay, sixth in the 200m, and 13th in the 100m (PR of 11.37) ... third in the 100m, fourth in the 200m and helped the Buckeyes become champions in the 4x100m relay at the Big Ten championships ... in the 4x100m, finished first at the Shamrock Invitational and All-Ohio championships and runner-up at the Jim Click Shootout and Drake Relays ... runner-up in the 100m and fourth in the 200m at the UCF Invitational ... fifth in the 100m and 200m at the Jim Click Shootout ... runner-up in the 100m and third in the 200m at the All-Ohio championships ... third in the 100m and fifth in the 200m at the Jesse Owens Classic ... All-Big Ten selection.
2013 Indoor (Junior) Finished fourth in the 60m dash and ninth in the 200m at the Big Ten championships ... first in the 200m and runner-up in the 60m at the Buckeye Classic ... first in the 60m at the Gladstein Invitational and at the Buckeye Tune-Up ... third in the 60m and seventh in the 200m at the Kentucky Rod McCravy Memorial Meet.
2012 Indoor/Outdoor (Transfer) Did compete for the Buckeyes ... finished fourth as an unattached competitor in both the 100m and 200m at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... first in the 200m and second in the 60m at the Buckeye Tune-up ... also ran in the 60m at the Buckeye Classic.
Eastern Michigan University First place in 60m and 200m at the 2011 MAC Indoor Championships ...first place in the 100m at the 2011 MAC Outdoor Championships ...MAC conference 60m record holder ... NCAA East regional quarterfinalist in the 200m.
Renaissance High School 2009 MHSAA state champion in the 100m, 200m, and 4x100m relay... 200m champion in 2007.
Buckeye Spotlight - Kate Deaton