Senior Ashlee Abraham stars for the Scarlet and Gray
SoSo Walker wins the 600-meter run
Sykes posts wins in the 60m and 200m
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
Buckeyes encouraged by progress heading into next week's Big Ten championships
Photos by Jay LaPrete
Member of the 2014 Buckeye Power Club
2014 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Four-time Ohio State Scholar Athlete
Shot Put - 12.44m/40-10.00
Weight - 18.71m/61-4.50
Discus - 44.52m/146-0.75
Hammer - 50.97m/167-2.75
2013 Outdoor (Junior) Represented the Buckeyes in the hammer throw (PR of 48.25m/158-4.00) and discus at the Big Ten championships ... 16th in discus and 17th in hammer throw at the Ashland Alumni Open ... ninth in discus at the Jesse Owens Classic (PR of 44.52m/146-0.75) ... finished 11th in hammer throw at the Jim Click Shootout.
2013 Indoor (Junior) Competed for Ohio State in the weight throw at the Big Ten championships ... fourth in the shot put and fifth in the weight throw at the Buckeye Classic... fifth in weight throw and 12th in theshot put at the Buckeye Tune-Up ... also competed at the Gladstein Invitational and SPIRE NCAA D-I Track Invitational.
2012 Outdoor (Sophomore) Set a PR of 42.84m (140-6.00) in the discus at the Jesse Owens Track Classic.
2012 Indoor (Sophomore) Finished 13th in the shot put at the Buckeye Tune-up and 12th in the shot put at the Buckeye Classic.
2011 Outdoor (Freshman) Did not compete.
2011 Indoor (Freshman) Took ninth in the weight throw at the Crusader Invite (10.86m/35-7.75) ... season-best mark of 10.76m (35-3.75) in the shot put at the Northwest Ohio Invitational.
Berkshire High School Broke school records in the shot put and discus ... recorded five Chagrin Valley Conference championships (three in the shot put and two in the discus) ... 2010 district champion in the discus and MVP for the Chagrin Valley Conference.
Personal Brother, Dan, was a two-time national champion and nine-time All-American for the Buckeyes from 2000-2004 and now throws professionally for Nike.
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