Martha Sam
Martha  Sam

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Silver Spring, Md.

High School:
James Hubert Blake

Event:
Sprints

Major:
Science and Technology Exploration

04/17/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

04/30/2016

Ohio State Golden at Drake, Ashland

Buckeyes win seven events at weekend meets

04/17/2016

Walker Wins Women’s 400 at FSU

Senior runs eighth-fastest 400-meter time in the NCAA this season

04/10/2016

Murasky, Gray lead Ohio State at the Battle on the Bayou

Buckeyes compete with Purdue against top teams from the SEC and Big 12

02/26/2016

Buckeyes Set Up Well for Final Day at Big Ten’s

Nine athletes qualify for finals on the track

03/01/2016

2016 Buckeye Tune-Up

Photos by Robert Hardin

01/11/2016

2016 Buckeye Classic

Photos by Walt Middleton

Academic Achievements
2016 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

PRs

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.