Buckeye women set five school records on day one
McGinnis qualified for championship meet in 400m dash, Cousar qualified in 400m hurdles
Ohio State will face best competition east of Mississippi River at North Florida
Buckeyes claimed three gold medals and set a school record on final day of championships
Team earns three bronze medals during first day
Ohio State record holder in the pentathlon (3,857 pts.)
Honorable Mention All-American (high jump)
High jump - 1.80m/5-10.75
Pentathlon - 3857 pts.
Heptathlon - 4851 pts.
2012 Outdoor (Senior) Competed in the high jump at the NCAA East Prelims ... fifth in the high jump at the Big Ten championships; also ran in the 100m hurdles ... at the Ohio Open, placed seventh in the 200m and won the high jump (1.75m/5-9.00) ... second place at the Tom Jones Invitational in the high jump ... sixth at the Penn Relays in high jump ... won the high jump at the Jesse Owens Track Classic and finished eighth in the javelin ... second-place finishes in the high jump at the UCF Invitational and the Jim Click Shootout.
2012 Indoor (Senior) New PR of 3857 pts. in the pentathlon set at the Big Ten championships; placed seventh in boththe pentathlon and high jump at theevent... won the high jump (1.77m/5-9.00) at the Ohio State Tune-up, in the Dual vs. Michigan and at the Buckeye Classic ... silver medal in the high jump at the Don Kirby Invitational ... third at Meyo Invitational and Rod McCravy Memorial in the high jump ... sixth in the 60m hurdles at the Buckeye Classic and helped the 4x400m relay team to a fourth-place finish.
2011 Outdoor (Junior) Cleared the bar at 1.76m/5-9.25 in the high jump finals at the NCAA championships for Honorable Mention All-American honors... placed sixth in the high jump at the Big Ten championships with a mark of 1.73m/5-8.00; also took fifth in the heptathlon with 4768 points ... cleared the bar at 1.80m/5-10.75 for third and a new high jump PR at the Jim Click Shootout ... placed second in the high jump at the Big Ten vs. SEC Challenge, Dave Rankin Invitational and Jesse Owens Track Classic.
2011 Indoor (Junior) Turned in aseason bestin the pentathlon at the Big Ten championships with 3708 points for third place; finished the high jump in fifth place (1.73m/5-8.00) .. .won the high jump at the Akron Invitational (1.77m/5-9.75), Rod McCravy Memorial (1.79m/5-10-0.50), Michigan Dual (1.75m/5-9.00) and Buckeye Classic (1.70m/5-7.00) ... was a member of the winning 4x200m relay team at the Crusader Invite and finished fifth in the 60m hurdles.
2010 Outdoor (Sophomore) Represented Ohio State in the long jump at the NCAA East Regional Preliminaries, finishing 24th at 1.74m (5-8.50) ... fifth place in the heptathlon at the Big Ten championships with a PR score of 4851; also finished seventh in the high jump with a season-best mark of 1.77m (5-9.75) ... third place in the long jump at the Drake Relays; also a member of the third-place shuttle hurdle relay team at Drake (54.85).
2010 Indoor (Sophomore) Sixth-place in the pentathlon at the Big Ten championships (3600 pts., a season best); set aseason-best markof 1.78m (5-10) in the high jump section of the pentathlon, claiming the runner-up spot ... second in the high jump at the Akron Invitational and third at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational.
2009 Outdoor (Freshman) Finished 13th in the high jump at the Big Ten championships (1.65m/5-5.00) ... eighth in the high jump at the Tiger Track Classic, an outdoor season-best jump of 1.67m (5-5.75).
2009 Indoor (Freshman) Team leader in the high jump ... season-best jump of 1.72m (5-7.75) set at the Rev. Mike Hout Invite, where she finished in first place ... second at the Indiana Relays at 1.68m (5-6.25) ... third in the College Division at the New Balance Invite (1.69m/5-6.50) ... 13th at the Big Ten championships.
Struthers High School Galbraith holds six school records at Struthers: the 4x200m relay record in 1:45.33, 400m dash in 58.9, 300m hurdles in 45.28, 200m dash in 26.2, 4x400m relay in 4:07.32 and the high jump record of 1.73m (5-8) ... she placed first in the high jump and eighth in the 200m hurdles at the 2008 OHSAA State Championships ... she finished third in the high jump at the 2007 state meet and second in 2006... was the 2007 and 2008 Mahoning County Division II MVP ... in basketball, she was first team All-MAC (Metro-Athletic Conference), was a third-team All-Northeast Ohio selection, was a 1,000-point career scorer and was her team's leading scorer all four years of high school ... also participated in cheerleading in high school.
Buckeye Spotlight - Kate Deaton