Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics
Thirty-seven student-athletes will be interning this summer
Photos by Walt Middleton
Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2016, 2017)
Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2015, 2016, 2017)
2017 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Weight Throw- 18.84m (61-9.75)
Discus – 49.08m (161-00)
Hammer Throw – 58.65m (192-05)
2017 Outdoor (Junior)
Won the open portion of the hammer throw at the Jesse Owens Classic with a career-best heave of 58.65m (192-5) … placed seventh in the discus throw at the Tennessee Relays with a career-best mark of 49.08m (161-00) … captured bronze at the All-Ohio Championships in the discus throw with a mark of 47.06m (154-05) … registered a fourth-place finish in the discus at the Jesse Owens Classic (47.90m/157-02) … placed fourth at the Ashland Alumni Open in the hammer throw with a distance of 56.73m (186-01) … came in sixth at the All-Ohio Championships in the hammer throw with a mark of 5.48m (182-00) … hammer throw of 56.17m (184-03) at the Florida Relays earned her a seventh-place showing … earned a pair of 11th-place showings at the Baldy Castillo Invitational in the hammer throw (55.69m/182-08) and discus throw (46.70m/153-02) … placed 11t in the hammer throw at the Big Ten Championships (55.64m/182-06) … competed at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the hammer throw.
2017 Indoor (Junior)
Competed solely in the weight throw … registered career-best throw of 18.84m (61-9.75) at the Findlay Classic to place sixth … earned runner-up honors at the Armory Track Invitational with a mark of 18.72m (61-5) … captured bronze at the Buckeye Classic with a heave of 17.73m (58-2) … took fourth place at the Kentucky Invitational with a throw of 18.49m (60-8) … placed fourth at the Buckeye Tune Up with a toss of 18.00m (59-0.75) … finished in 13th at the Big Ten Championships (17.72m/58-1.75).
2016 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Captured gold in the hammer throw at the Ohio Open with a personal-best heave of 53.48 meters (175-5) … took third in the discus throw at the Oliver Nikoloff Invite with a personal-best mark of 45.37 meters (148-10) … placed seventh in the hammer throw at the Oliver Nikoloff Invite with a toss of 50.82 meters (166-9) … placed ninth in the hammer (49.29 meters/161-8) and 12th in the discus (43.60 meters/143-0) at the Alabama Relays … competed at the Big Ten Championships in the hammer and discus throw.
2016 Indoor (Sophomore)
Placed fourth in the weight throw at the Ohio State Invitational with a mark of 17.78 meters (58-4) … registered a personal best weight throw of 18.39 meters (60-4) at the Power 5 Invite to place fifth … finished fourth in the Ohio State Opener with a weight throw of 17.68 meters (58-0.25) … placed eighth in the weight throw at the Spire NCAA Indoor Track and Field Invitational with a heave of 17.78 meters (58-4) … competed at the Kentucky Invitational and Armory Track Invitational … competed at the Big Ten Championships.
2015 Outdoor (Freshman)
Placed 10th in the discus at the Jesse Owens Classic (PR of 42.23 meters/138-6.00) … third place in the discus at the Ashland Alumni Open … eighth in the discus at the All-Ohio championships; placed 13th in the hammer throw with a PR of 48.18 meters (158-1.00) … also competed at the Miami Invitational.
2015 Indoor (Freshman)
Finished 10th in the weight throw at the Buckeye Tune-up … posted a personal-best mark of 15.68 meters (51-5.50) in the weight throw at the Meyo Invitational … runner-up in the weight throw at the Ohio State Invitational … 10th in the weight at the Buckeye Classic … also competed at the Rod McCravy Memorial and SPIRE DI Invitational.
National Trail High School
Four-year track and field letterwinner with three All-League selections ... sixth place in the discus at the 2014 OHSAA state championships while also qualifying in shot put ... fifth place in the discus at the 2013 state championships; also qualified in 2012 ... three year letterwinner in basketball and volleyball, earning Second Team All-District laurels in basketball and Honorable Mention All-District in volleyball.
Buckeyes Set to Host Jesse Owens Classic