Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics
Nine athletes qualify for finals on the track
J.C. Murasky wins again in the shot put
Simmons breaks own school record in the pole vault
Team competes at the Big Ten indoor championships next Friday and Saturday
Two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection (2016, 2017)
Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2015, 2016, 2017)
2017 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Athlete
600m - 1:31.73
800m - 2:11.30
Mile - 5:08.40
2017 Outdoor (Junior)
Member of 4x800m relay that finished third at the Drake Relays to help Ohio State claim the HyVee Cup … registered sixth-place finishes in the 800m run at the Jesse Owens Classic (2:11.72) and Baldy Castillo Invitational (2:12.52) … helped the 4x800m relay place sixth at the Tennessee Relays (9:02.55) … ran on the 4x100m relay at the Jesse Owens Classic helping the squad place seventh with a time of 47.43 … ran on the 4x400m relay team at the Baldy Castillo Invitational helping the team place ninth with a readout of 4:14.17 … registered a 10th-place showing in the 800m run at the Tennessee Relays with a time of 2:12.94 … helped 4x400m relay finish 11th at the Jesse Owens Classic with a clocking of 4:01.90 … helped distance medley relay clock a time of 4:08.05 at the Drake Relays to place 13th … ran a season best of 2:11.68 at the Big Ten Championships … competed at the Florida Relays.
2017 Indoor (Junior)
Took gold in the 800m run at the Kentucky Invitational with a time of 2:15.33 … finished second in the 600m run at the Buckeye Classic with a clocking of 1:36.54 … helped distance medley relay garner bronze at the Kentucky Invitational with a readout of 12:00.75 … clocked a 800m run time of 2:14.66 at the Auburn Invitational to place seventh … helped 4x400m relay take 11th at the Spire Invite with a time of 3:50.36 … registered a 12th-place showing in the 600m run at the Spire Invite with a season-best time of 1:33.90 … ran the best 800m run of her season at the Spire Invite with a time of 2:13.33 … competed at the Meyo Invitational … placed 17th in the 600m run (1:34.11) at the Big Ten Championships.
2016 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Took gold in the 800m run at the Ohio Open with a season-best time of 2:13.72 … member of the 4x800m relay team that placed fifth at the Drake Relays with a time of 8:42.56 … competed at the Jesse Owens Classic and LSU Battle on the Bayou … represented Buckeyes at the Big Ten Championships in the 800m run.
2016 Indoor (Sophomore)
Member of distance medley relay team that placed seventh at the Big Ten Championships with a readout of 11:41.07 … member of the 4x400m relay team that took gold at the Ohio State Opener with a time of 3:51.44 … finished third in the 800m run (2:15.34) and distance medley relay (11:49.44) at the Kentucky Invitational … registered a personal-best 800m run of 2:11.30 at the Spire NCAA Track and Field Invitational … finished fifth in the 600m run at the Spire NCAA Track and Field Invitational with a readout of 1:31.76 … notched a personal best of 1:31.73 in the 600m run at the Meyo Invitational … competed at the Power 5 Invite.
2015 Outdoor (Freshman)
Represented Ohio State in the 800-meter run at the Jesse Owens Classic.
2015 Indoor (Freshman)
Finished 20th in the 800-meter run at the Big Ten championships ... first place in the 800-meter run at the Buckeye Tune-up (converted PR of 2:10.30) ... first in the 800 run at the Ohio State Invitational ... third in the 800 at the Buckeye Tune-up ... also competed at the Meyo Invitational.
Tiffin-Calvert High School
Two-time OHSAA Division III state champion in the 800-meter run; fourth place in 2014 ... two-time OHSAA state cross country participant.
Battle Wins 200m Dash