Buckeyes saw action in hammer throw, 100m hurdles and 4x400m relay on second day of NCAA championship
Nine Buckeyes prepare for competition in Iowa at 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships
Both relays and three individual athletes qualify on final day in Jacksonville
Ohio State will face best competition east of Mississippi River at North Florida
Well-rested Buckeyes are prepared to face their conference rivals
2012 Second Team All-American in the outdoor 4x400m relay
America East Track Performer of the Week (March 2010)
Two-time Ohio State Scholar Athlete
400m - 54.46
400m hurdles - 1:05.13
500m - 1:17.11
2012 Outdoor (Senior) Earned Second Team All-American honors as a member of Ohio State's 15th-place 4x400m relay team at the NCAA championships ... third place in the 4x400m relay at the NCAA East Prelims ... third place in the 4x400m relay and ninth in the 400m (PR of 54.46) at the Big Ten championships ... fourth in the 4x400m relay and fifth in the Sprint Medley relay at the Penn Relays ... runner-up in the 4x4 and ninth in the 400m at the Tom Jones Memorial ... 10th in the 400m at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... second in the 4x4 relay and seventh in the 400m at the Jim Click Shootout ... fifth in the 4x4 at the UCF Invite.
2012 Indoor (Senior) Competed in three events for the Buckeyes at the Big Ten championships, finishing fourth in the 4x400m relay, seventh in the Distance Medley, and 10th in the 400m...third in the 400m at the Buckeye Tune-up ... fifth in the 4x400m relay and 11th in the 400m at the Don Kirby Elite ... fourth in the 400m at "The Dual" ... runner-up in the 400m and third in the 4x4 at the Buckeye Classic ...also competed at the MeyoInvitational.
2011 Outdoor (Junior) Set a PR of 1:05.13 in the 400m hurdles at the Big Ten vs. SEC Challenge.
2011 Indoor (Junior) Competed in the 400m dash (seventh, 56.13) and with the distance medley relay team at the Big Ten championships, also ran with the third place 4x400m relay team at Big Ten championships...ran a 1:17.11 for a PR in the 500m dash at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational...won the400m dash at Crusader Invite (58.01)...took second at the Buckeye Classic in the 600m run (1:39.94)...member of winning 4x400m relay team at Michigan Dual, Rod McRavy Memorial, New Balance Collegiate Invitational and Akron Invitational...ran with the winning 4x200m relay team at the Crusader Invite.
Boston University Runner-up in the 400m and 4x100m relay and third-place in the 200m at the 2010 America East Outdoor Championships ... set a PR in the 200m (24.38) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational, taking first ... runner-up in the 400m at the 2010 America East Indoor Championships in atime of 55.82; also runner-up in 2009 ... member of the school record-holding 4x400m relay team (3:47.39)
Washington Township High School New Jersey Group IV 400m hurdle state champion as a senior ... earned two titles as a junior at the 2007 Penn Relays ... member of 4x400m relay team that took second at the 2007 USATF Junior Olympics ... two year track captain ... also played basketball.
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