Olivia Smith
Olivia  Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tiffin, Ohio

High School:
Tiffin-Calvert

Event:
Distance

Major:
Chemical Engineering

01/16/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

02/26/2016

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

Nine athletes qualify for finals on the track

02/13/2016

Ohio State Sweeps 4x4 and 200 at SPIRE

J.C. Murasky wins again in the shot put

04/26/2015

Buckeyes Win Five Events at Ashland Alumni Open

Simmons breaks own school record in the pole vault

02/20/2015

Ohio State Wins 11 Events at the Buckeye Tune-Up

Team competes at the Big Ten indoor championships next Friday and Saturday

01/11/2016

2016 Buckeye Classic

Photos by Walt Middleton

02/24/2015

2015 Buckeye Tune-Up

Photos by Jay LaPrete

02/03/2015

Ohio State Invitational

Photos by Will Shilling

Academic Achievements
Two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection (2016, 2017)
Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2015, 2016, 2017)
2017 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Athlete

PRs
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.