Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics
Buckeyes win seven events at weekend meets
Senior runs eighth-fastest 400-meter time in the NCAA this season
Buckeyes compete with Purdue against top teams from the SEC and Big 12
Nine athletes qualify for finals on the track
2016 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
200m – 24.31
400m – 54.44
2017 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Claimed gold at the All-Ohio Championships in the 400m dash with a time of 54.82 … member of 4x400m relay squad that placed fourth at the Tennessee Relays with a readout of 3:43.71 … placed eighth in the 200m dash at the All-Ohio Championships with a clocking of 25.19 … finished in 12th place in the 400m dash (55.74) at the Tennessee Relays.
2017 Indoor (Sophomore)
Won gold in the 400m dash at the Buckeye Classic with a time of 57.41 … garnered silver in the 400m dash at the Buckeye Tune Up with a clocking of 57.56 … ran a season-best time of 57.11 in the 400m dash at the Spire Invite … member of the 4x400m relay team that finished in second place at the Buckeye Tune Up with a readout of 3:47.82 … competed at the Meyo Invitational.
2016 Outdoor (Freshman)
Took gold in the 400m dash at the Ashland Alumni Open with a time of 55.59 … registered a personal best in the 400m dash (54.44) at the LSU Battle on the Bayou to finish sixth … helped 4x400m relay team finish second at the Jesse Owens Classic with a time of 3:41.98 … clocked a personal-best 200m dash time of 24.31 at the Jesse Owens Classic … helped 4x400m relay team place third at Power Conference Cardinal and Gold (3:47.07), LSU Battle on the Bayou (3:35.72) and Seminole Invitational (3:35.82) … helped 4x100m relay team of place fourth at the Jesse Owens Classic with a readout of 46.18 … finished seventh in the 200m dash (24.31) and 400m dash (55.59) at the Jesse Owens Classic … competed at the Big Ten Championships.
2016 Indoor (Freshman)
Helped distance medley relay squad finish seventh at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 11:41.07 … captured gold in the 400m dash at the Ohio State Opener with a readout of 57.59 … member of 4x400m relay team that took gold at the Ohio State Invitational with a time of 3:49.29 … helped 4x400m relay team place third at the Ohio State Opener (4:07.12), Kentucky Invitational (3:44.55) and Armory Track Invitational (3:38.57) … placed third in the 400m dash at the Kentucky Invitational with a time of 55.08 … competed at Power 5 Invite and Spire NCAA Track and Field Invitational.
James Hubert Blake High School
2015 Maryland 4A state champion in the 100-meter dash; runner-up in the 200-meter dash … runner-up in the 200-meter dash at the 2015 New Balance Outdoor Nationals (Emerging Elites) … 2014 Maryland 4A state champion in the 400-meter dash; runner-up in the 100 and 200 … two-time MPSSAA indoor champion in the 300-meter dash … finished third in the 55-meter dash at the 2014 MPSAA Indoor Championships … third place in the 400 and fifth in the 200 at the 2013 Maryland 4A Championships; seventh in the 400 in 2012.
Buckeyes Set to Host Jesse Owens Classic