Christina Manning finished first; 4x100m relay team placed fifth
McGinnis qualified for championship meet in 400m dash, Cousar qualified in 400m hurdles
Buckeyes begin action at prelims with several athletes competing on day one
Ohio State will face best competition east of Mississippi River at North Florida
Alvarez and Elliott named Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor winners
2011 Second Team All-American in the 4x100m relay
Two-time Honorable Mention All-American (60m and outdoor 200m)
Three-time Big Ten champion (60m dash, 200m dash and 4x100m relay)
Previous school record holder in the 60m dash in 2011 (7.27)
Five-time All-Big Ten honoree
2012 Big Ten Medal of Honor Finalist
2011 Academic All-Big Ten selection
Two-time Ohio State Scholar Athlete
SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll
60m - 7.27
100m - 11.46
200m - 23.22
2012 Outdoor (Senior) Represented Ohio State in the 100m and 200m and the NCAA championships ... runner-up in the 100m (season best 11.68)and fifth in the 200m (season best 23.70) at the Big Ten championships ... second in the 200m at the Toledo Invitational ... second place in the 4x100m relayat the Tom Jones Memorial ...first in the 4x1 relay and second in the 100m at the Jesse Owens Track Classic ... runner-up in the 4x1 relay at the Jim Click Shootout ... third in the 4x1 and eighth in the 100 at theUCF Invite ...All-Big Ten selection (100m).
2012 Indoor (Senior) Fifth place in the 60m at the Big Ten championships (7.42)... third in the 60m at the Buckeye Tune-up (season-best time of 7.38) ... seventh in the 60 dash at the Illinois Orange and Blue Open ... limited due to injuries.
2011 Outdoor (Junior) Represented the Buckeyes at the NCAA championships in the 200m dash and 4x100m relay finished 21st place semifinalsof the 200m dash (23.71) and ninth in the semifinals for the 4x100m relay for Second Team All-American honors ... set PRs at the Big Ten championships in 100m dash and 200m dash; finished second in the 100m dash (11.46) and first in the 200m dash (23.22); also a member of gold medal-winning 4x100m relay team at the conference championships (43.94)...ran with 4x100m relay team at the Drake Relays for second (43.93)...took second in the 100m dash (11.62) and 200m dash (23.72) and finished first in the 4x100m relay at the Jesse Owens Track Classic (44.52)...placed third in the 100m dash at the Dave Rankin Invitational (12.50)...first and second place finishes at the Jim Click Shootout; first in the 200m dash (23.66), second in the 100m dash (11.65) and first in the 4x100m relay (44.70)...member of 4x100m relay team that finished second at the Dave Rankin Invitational and the Big Ten vs. SEC Challenge...took fourth in the 100m dash at the Big Ten vs. SEC Challenge (11.87) ... All-Big Ten selection (100m, 200m, 4x100m relay)
2011 Indoor (Junior) Competed in the 60m dash at the NCAA championships (7.39), finishing 18th and earning Honorable Mention All-American honors...claimed two medals in the first Big Ten championship of her career; won gold in the 60m dash (PR and then-school record, 7.27) and bronze in the 200m dash (24.05)...placed third in the 200m dash at the Akron Invitational (24.33)...took first in the 60m dash at the Crusader Invite (7.47), Michigan Dual (7.46) and the Buckeye Classic (7.42)...fourth-place finish in the 200m dash at the Rod McCravy Memorial...she finished second in the 200m dash at the Michigan Dual (24.91) and first at the Buckeye Classic (24.55) ... All-Big Ten selection (60m).
University of Florida 2010 (Sophomore) Finished 18th in the 100m at the 2010 NCAA East Regional Prelims (11.77) ... seventh in the 100m at the SEC championships (11.61) ... fourth in the 200m (23.91) at the Tom Jones Memorial Invite ... helped the Gator 4x100m relay team to a victory at the UCF Invitational (45.39)
University of Florida 2009 (Freshman) Notched a season-best time in the 200m at the Pepsi Florida Relays (23.88) ... fourth in the 100m at the FSU Relays (11.87) ... picked up her first collegiate victory at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge in the 100m (11.81); also placed second in the 200m at that charted a personal-best indoor 200m time at the SEC Indoor Championships (24.24).
Palm Harbor University High School Won the Florida state championship in both the 100m and 200m as a junior, securing the first-ever track and field state championships in Palm Harbor history ... won a gold medal as the third leg of Team USA's 4x100m relay team at the 2008 Junior Pan American Games ... a four-time district champion in the 100m ... four-year member of her high school basketball team; captain and MVP in 2007 and 2008.
Buckeye Spotlight - Kate Deaton