Sade Olatoye
Sade  Olatoye

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dublin, Ohio

High School:
Dublin Coffman

Event:
Throws

Major:
Health Promotion, Nutrition & Exercise Science

03/14/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

02/27/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

02/20/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

02/13/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

02/07/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

04/27/2016

2016 Jesse Owens Classic

Photos by Will Shilling

03/01/2016

2016 Buckeye Tune-Up

Photos by Robert Hardin

01/11/2016

2016 Buckeye Classic

Photos by Walt Middleton

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

Athletic Accolades
2017 Big Ten Indoor Field Athlete of the Year
2017 First Team All-American (Weight Throw)
Three-time Big Ten Champion (shot put x2, weight throw)
Two-time First Team All-Big Ten selection
Big Ten Athlete of the Week (Jan. 11, 2017)

School Records
Weight Throw – 21.73m (71-3.50)
Outdoor Shot Put – 16.69m (54-9.25)

PRs

Shot Put – 16.71m (54-10.00)
Weight Throw – 21.73m (71-3.50)
Hammer Throw - 61.47m (201-08)
Discus - 50.38m (165-03)

2017 Outdoor (Sophomore)
Won gold at the Big Ten Championships in the shot put while setting the school record with a throw of 16.69m (54-9.25) … finished in fourth place at the Big Ten Championships in the hammer throw with a mark of 59.60m (195-06) … garnered silver in the hammer throw at the Ashland Alumni Open with a toss of 60.30m (197-10) … picked up a trio of bronze finishes at the Jesse Owens Classic in the hammer throw (career best 61.47m/201-08), shot put (16.03m/52-7.25) and discus throw (47.92m/157-03) … finished in third place at the Baldy Castillo Invitational in the shot put (15.34m/50-04) and hammer throw (60.68m/199-01) … discus throw of 50.18m (164-07) at the Florida Relays was the third best at the meet … took fourth in the discus throw at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a heave of 49.45m (162-03) … hammer throw of 56.28m (184-08) at the All-Ohio Championships was the fourth best of the meet … took fifth in the shot put at the Tennessee Relays (15.55m/51-0.25) … heaved the discus 50.08m (164-04) at the Tennessee Relays for a sixth-place finish … registered an eighth-place finish in the hammer throw at the Tennessee Relays with a heave of 54.96m (180-04) … picked up a pair of ninth-place showings at the Florida Relays in the hammer throw (60.54m/198-07) and shot put (15.96m/52-4.50) … represented Ohio State in the shot put and hammer throw at the NCAA East Preliminaries.

2017 Indoor (Sophomore)
Became first woman in program history to be named Big Ten Indoor Field Athlete of the Year … named B1G Field Athlete of the Championships at the conference meet for winning shot put and weight throw titles … became the first woman in program history to win both the shot put and weight throw at the same conference meet … earned First Team All-America honors in the weight throw with a mark of 21.69m (71-02) at the NCAA Championships to place fourth … won the shot put at the Big Ten Championships with a personal-best heave of 16.71m (54-10) to rank No. 3 in program history for the event … won the weight throw at the Big Ten Championships with a toss of 21.60m (70-10.50) to help Ohio State place third as a team … set the school record in the weight throw with a mark of 21.73m (71-3.50) to win gold at the Buckeye Tune Up … won titles in the weight throw at the Buckeye Classic (21.63m/70-11.75), Kentucky Invitational (20.13m/66-0.50), Findlay Classic (21.25m/69-8.75), Armory Track Invitational (20.93m/68-08) and Spire Invite (20.62m/67-08) … captured shot put titles at the Findlay Classic (15.97m/52-4.75) and the Ohio State Tune Up (16.32m/53-6.50) … registered runner-up finishes in the shot put at the Buckeye Classic (15.10m/49-6.50) and Armory Track Invitational (15.88m/52-1.25) … placed third in the shot put at the Spire Invite with a mark of 15.72m (51-07) … took fourth in the shot put with a toss of 15.66m (51-4.50) at the Kentucky Invitational … won a total of 10 titles during the season.

2016 Outdoor (Freshman)
Scored points for the Buckeyes at the Big Ten Championships in the discus throw (personal best 50.38 meters/sixth place) and hammer throw (personal best 61.01 meters/sixth place) … competed at the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in the hammer throw … won the title in the discus throw at the Oliver Nikoloff Invite with a heave of 49.11 meters (161-1) … earned silver in the hammer throw with a mark of 58.44 meters (191-9) at the Power Conference Cardinal and Gold … tossed the shot put 15.05 meters (49-4.5) at the Oliver Nikoloff Invite to finish in second place … took third place at the Jesse Owens Classic in the discus throw (47.88 meters/157-1) and hammer throw (59.92 meters/196-7) … captured bronze in the shot put (15.19 meters/49-10) and hammer throw (56.90 meters/186-8) at the Alabama Relays … earned fifth-place finishes at the Power Conference Cardinal and Gold in the discus throw (46.18 meters/151-6) and shot put (15.10 meters/49-6.5) … earned a fifth-place showing in the hammer throw (57.21 meters/187-8) at the LSU Battle on the Bayou … represented the Buckeyes at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the hammer throw, discus throw and shot put.

2016 Indoor (Freshman)
Recorded personal-best shot put mark of 16.04 meters (52-7.5) at the Kentucky Invitational to place fifth; that mark ranks fifth best in program history … earned Buckeyes points at the Big Ten Championships in the weight throw with a toss of 19.92 meters (65-4.25) for sixth place … captured the shot put title at the Ohio State Opener with a mark of 15.11 meters (49-7) … earned silver in the weight throw at the Spire NCAA Track and Field Invitational with a personal-best throw of 20.38 meters (66-10.5) … finished second in the weight throw (17.89 meters/58-8.5) at the Ohio State Opener … collected bronze at the Power 5 Invite in the weight throw (18.45 meters/60-6.5) … finished fourth in the shot put (15.07 meters/49-5.5) and weight throw (19.69 meters/64-7.25) at the Armory Track Invitational.

Dublin Coffman High School
Three-time OHSAA Division I state outdoor champion (shot put, 2014-15 and discus, 2014) … 2015 state runner-up in the discus … runner-up in the shot put at the 2013 OHSAA Championships and third as a freshman in 2012 … fourth place in the discus and 14th in the shot put at the 2015 New Balance Outdoor Nationals … ranked No. 7 in U.S. in the girl's discus and No. 8 in the shot put as a senior in 2015.