Women's Track & Field

Katie Borchers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Russia, Ohio

High School:
Russia

Event:
Mid-Distance

Major:
Exercise Science

Katie Borchers

Athletic Accolades
2013 Honorable Mention All-American (800m)
2014 Big Ten Champion in the outdoor 800m
2014 All-Big Ten selection
School-record holder in the outdoor (2:05.17) and indoor (2:06.95) 800m
Member of school record-holding (11:27.78) DMR team
Member of school record-holding 4x800m relay team (8:39.80)

Academic Achievements
2014 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
2014 Capital One Academic All-District selection
Two-time USTFCCCA All-Academic selection
Three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Three-time Ohio State Scholar Athlete

PRs
800m - 2:05.17
1500m - 4:26.48
Mile - 4:55.88

2014 Indoor (Junior) Fifth place in the 800m at the Big Ten championships ... third in the DMR and seventh in the 800m at the Armory Collegiate Invitational ... fourth place in the mile and 4x800m relay at theGladstein Invitational ... runner-up in the Distance Medley at the Kentucky Invitational ...also competed at theSPIREDI Invite.

2013 Outdoor (Sophomore) Earned Honorable Mention All-America honors with an 18th-place finish in the 800m run at the NCAA championships ... placed 10th overall in the 800m at the NCAA East Prelims; ran a school-record time of 2:05.96 in the opening round ... represented the Buckeyes in the 800m at the Big Ten championships, placing 12th overall ... finished first in the 800m at the Jesse Owens Classic and at the Ohio Open ... runner-up in the 800m at the Toledo Collegiate Challenge and at the All-Ohio championships ... helped Ohio State set a school-outdoor record in the 4x800m relay at the Drake Relays (8:39.80); also placed sixth in the 800m.

2013 Indoor(Sophomore) Placed sixth in the 800m (school indoor-record time of 2:06.95) and as member of the DMR team at the Big Ten championships ... helped the Buckeyes finish first in the DMR at three meets (Buckeye Classic, Kentucky Rod McCravy Memorial Meet and Armory Collegiate Invitational) ... relay team finished first in the 4x800m at the Gladstein Invitational ... runner-up in the mile at the Buckeye Classic and Gladstein Invitational ... finished first in the 800m at the Kentucky Rod McCravy Memorial Meet.

2012 Outdoor (Freshman) Placed first in the 800m run at the Toledo Invitational in 2:13.13 ... competed as part of the 4x400m relay team at the All-Ohio championships and the Jim Click Shootout.

2012 Indoor (Freshman) Helped the DMR team set a school record of 11:27.78 with a third-place finish at Meyo Invitational ... represented Ohio State in the 800m run at the Big Ten championships ... season-best time of 2:12.27 in the 800m at SPIRE Invitational and also ran with the 4x400m relay team ... second-place finish in the 800m at the Buckeye Classic.

Russia Local High School State champion in the 800m run in 2011 ... set school records in the 800m, 1600m, 5k and 4x400m relay ... named First Team All-League for four years in cross country and track ... state qualifier in cross country and track for four years ... helped the Raiders to three Shelby County Athletic League championships in cross country and one in track ... also lettered in basketball and cheerleading.

Katie Borchers

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