Women's Track & Field

Katie Borchers


Russia, Ohio

High School:


Exercise Science

Katie  Borchers


Ten Buckeyes Named USFTCCCA Academic All-Americans

Women's track named All-Academic team


Borchers, Faust Named Academic All-Americans

Borchers earns second-team honors, Faust named to third team


Buckeyes Open Competition at the NCAA Championships

Carly Pendleton will be the lone Buckeye in action on Saturday


Buckeyes Bound for Track Town and the NCAA Championships

Ohio State begins outdoor national championships Wednesday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.


4x4 Relay Teams Highlight Impressive Final Day at the NCAA East Prelims

Ohio State earns seven more entries to the upcoming national championships


2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography


2015 Big Ten Outdoor Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography


2015 Jesse Owens Track & Field Classic

Photos by Jeff Mills and Ohio State Athletics Communications


2015 B1G Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton Photography


TRK: 2015 Buckeye Classic

Ohio State track & field hosted the Buckeye Classic Jan. 9 at French Field House. Photos by Jeff Mills.

Athletic Accolades
2015 Second Team All-American (indoor 800m)
Three-time Honorable Mention All-American (outdoor 800m)
Three-time Big Ten champion (indoor/outdoor 800m)
Three-time All-Big Ten selection
Four-event school record holder; member of five school relay records
Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week (Feb. 16, 2015)

Academic Achievements
2015 Big Ten Medal of Honor
2015 Capital One Academic Second Team All-American
Two-time Capital One Academic All-District selection
Two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Three-time USTFCCCA All-Academic selection
Four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Four-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

School Records
Indoor 800m - 2:04.31
Outdoor 800m - 2:04.62
Indoor 1000m - 2:45.05
Outdoor 1500m - 4:20.69
Indoor Mile - 4:41.19
Outdoor Sprint Medley - 3:47.87
Outdoor 4x800m relay - 8:36.97
Indoor DMR - 11:19.80
Outdoor DMR - 11:28.83

800m - 2:04.31
1000m - 2:45.05
1500m - 4:20.69
Mile - 4:41.19

2014 Outdoor (Junior) Earned Honorable Mention All-America honors with a 20th-place finish in the 800-meter run at the NCAA championships ... placed 11th in the 800 at the NCAA East Prelims ... 2014 Big Ten champion in the 800-meter run, finishing in a school-record time of 2:05.17 ... finished fourth in the 1500-meter run at the LSU Battle on the Bayou ... competed in both the 800 meter, placing third, and the 1500 meter, placing sixth, at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... ran at the 2014 Drake Relays ... fourth place in 1500-meter run at the Dave Rankin Invitational ... All-Big Ten selection.

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 the SPIRE DI 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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