Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics
Twenty-four individual Buckeyes and two relay teams set to compete in Jacksonville, Fla.
Buckeyes well positioned for final day of competition
Men win four individual event titles in LA
Ohio State sweeps the 4x400-meter relays
Photos by Walt Middleton
Photos by Walt Middleton Photography
Photos by Jeff Mills and Ohio State Athletics Communications
Photos by Walt Middleton Photography
Photos by Jay LaPrete
Academic All-Big Ten selection
Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
600m - 1:31.09
800m - 2:05.12
1000m - 2:52.61
1500m - 4:32.59
3000m – 10:04.47
4x800m relay - 8:36.97
Indoor DMR - 11:19.80
Outdoor DMR- 11:28.83
2016 Outdoor (Junior)
Clocked the second fastest 800m run in program history at the Jesse Owens Classic to take gold with a readout of 2:05.12 … finished ninth in the 800m run at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 2:15.07 … notched an 800m run time of 2:09.37 at the Power Conference Cardinal and Gold to earn silver … collected bronze in the 800m run at the Alabama Relay with a readout of 2:10.30 … clocked an 800m run time of 2:09.13 at the Drake Relays to place third … helped 4x400m relay team place second at the Jesse Owens Classic (3:41.98), third at the Power Conference and Gold (3:47.07) and sixth at the Alabama Relays (3:48.00) … member of 4x800m relay team at Drake Relays that placed fifth with a time of 8:42.56.
2016 Indoor (Junior)
Finished eighth in the 800m run at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 2:09.84 … member of distance medley relay team (11:49.44) that placed third at the Kentucky Invitational … finished second in the mile at the Ohio State Opener with a personal-best time of 5:02.29 … helped 4x400m relay team claim gold at the Ohio State Opener … placed fifth in the 600m run (1:31.09) and sixth in the 800m run (2:09.07) at the Meyo Invitational.
2015 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Finished eighth in the 800-meter run at the Big Ten championships … fourth in the 800-meter run at the Jesse Owens Classic in a season-best time of 2:07.99 … helped Ohio State to school records in the 4x800-meter relay (third, 8:36.97) and outdoor DMR (seventh, 11:28.83) at the Drake Relays … fifth in the 800 run at the Stanford Invitational … fifth in the 1500-meter run and eighth in the 3000-meter run at the FSU Relays … also competed at the Virginia Challenge.
2015 Indoor (Sophomore)
Finished fifth in the DMR (school indoor-record time of 11:19.80) and eighth in the 800-meter run at the Big Ten championships; placed fifth in the 800 prelims in a personal-best time of 2:06.80 … eighth in the DMR and 12th in the 800 at the Rod McCravy Memorial … fourth place in the mile at the Buckeye Classic … also competed at the SPIRE DI Invitational and Meyo Invitational.
2014 Outdoor (Freshman)
Finished ninth in the 800-meter run at the Big Ten championships, posting a personal-best time of 2:08.36 in the prelims ... fourth place in the 800-meter run at the Dave Rankin Invitational ... third in the 800 and sixth as a member of the distance medley relay at the Drake Relays ... fourth in the 800 meter at the Jesse Owens Classic; also competed in the 1500-meter run ... runner-up in the 800 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... also competed at the Battle on the Bayou.
2014 Indoor (Freshman)
Runner-up in the 600-meter run at both the Buckeye Tune-up and Gladstein Invitational (PR of 1:34.13) ... sixth place in the 600 at the SPIRE D-1 Invitational ... first place in the 800-meter run and runner-up in the distance medley at the Kentucky Invitational ... fourth in the mile run and first in the DMR at the Buckeye Classic.
Dublin Coffman High School
Finished third in the 800m at the 2013 OHSAA Division I State Championships; placed 11th in 2011 ... eighth in the 800m at the 2013 Midwest Meet of Champions ... third in the 800m at the 2013 OATCCC DI State Championships ... three-time OHSAA DI state cross country participant; high placement of 46th in 2012.
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