Alana Gray
Alana  Gray


Blackjack, Mo.

High School:
Hazelwood East



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2011 Second-team All-Big Ten performer (pentathlon)
Ohio State school record holder in the pentathlon (3829 pts.)
2008 Ohio State Scholar Athlete

60m - 7.93
60m hurdles - 8.56
100m hurdles - 13.83
200m - 25.44
High jump - 1.63m/5-4.25
Long jump - 5.85m/19-2.25
Pentathlon - 3829 pts.
Heptathlon - 5085 pts.

2010 Outdoor (Junior) Competed at the Raleigh Relays for Ohio State.

2010 Indoor (Junior) Fifth-place in the heptathlon at the Big Ten championships with a score of 3670; top finish came in the 60m hurdles (first, 8.75); also recorded a sixth-place finish in the 800m (2:30.59) and ninth-place finish in the 60m hurdles (PR of 8.60) ... seventh in the heptathlon at the Penn State National Invitational (3634 pts.) ... fourth in the 60m hurdles at both the Buckeye Classic and Buckeye Tune-up.

2009 Outdoor (Sophomore) Finished fifth in the heptathlon at the Big Ten championships with a PR score of 5078, the fourth-best point total in Ohio State history and an NCAA provisional mark ... ran a PR in the heptathlon 200m dash (25.44) at the championships ... placed sixth in the heptathlon at the Drake Relays (5017 pts.).

2009 Indoor (Sophomore) Broke the school record in the pentathlon at the Big Ten championships, finishing in fifth-place with an NCAA provisional mark ... finished third in 60m dash at the Indiana Relays in a PR time of 8.63 ... competed in nearly every running event for the Buckeyes.

2008 Outdoor (Freshman) Enjoyed a solid freshman campaign ... finished sixth in the heptathlon at the Big Ten championships with a score of 5085 and was first among freshman competitors ... ran a 26.04 in the 200m at the All-Ohio championships ... ran a 14.39 in the 100m hurdles at the Jesse Owens Classic ... jumped 5.84m (19 feet, 2 inches) at the Jesse Owens Classic ... season-best toss of 31.29m (102-8) in the javelin at the Texas Relays.

2008 Indoor (Freshman) Ran a time of 26.39 in the 200m dash at the Akron Invitational ... ran an 8.89 in the 60m hurdles at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge ... competed in the shot put at the All-Ohio championships with a toss of 10.29m (33-9).

Hazelwood East High School Helped Hazelwood to a second-place finish at the 2007 Missouri Class 4 State Championships ... finished third in the long jump in 2007 with a leap of 5.60m (18-4.50) ... finished ninth in 2006 at the state finals in the long jump with a mark of 5.36m (17-7).