Women's Cross Country

Katie Borchers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Russia, Ohio

High School:
Russia

Major:
Exercise Science

Katie Borchers

09/16/2014

Borchers Named B1G Athlete of the Week

Senior All-American earns first weekly honor of her career

09/13/2014

Borchers, Buckeyes Win 5k Bluegrass Invite

All five Ohio State scorers record personal-best times

09/11/2014

Buckeyes Bluegrass Bound for Saturday Meet

Ohio State men and women compete at the University of Kentucky

08/30/2014

Buckeyes Victorious in Season Opener at Dayton

Ohio State places eight runners in the Top 10

08/29/2014

Buckeyes Open 2014 Season at Dayton Flyer 5k

Ohio State features veteran men's and women's rosters

Athletic Accolades
2013 NCAA/USTFCCCA All-American
2013 First Team All-Big Ten selection
2013 NCAA All-Great Lakes regional selection
Big Ten Athlete of the Week (Sept. 16, 2014)

Academic Achievements
2014 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
2014 Capital One Academic All-District selection
Two-time USTFCCCA All-Academic selection
Three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Three-time Ohio State Scholar Athlete

PRs
5k - 16:35.9
6k - 20:37

2014 (Senior) Ran a 5k PR of 16:35.9 at the Bluegrass Invitational, finishing first overall ... opened the season with a first-place finish at the Flyer 5k Challenge in a time of 18:20.0.

2013 (Junior) Earned USTFCCCA/NCAA All-America honors - the first in school history - with a 40th-place finish at the NCAA championships (20:46) ... finished 12th at the NCAA Great Lakes regional championships (8k PR of 20:37), good for All-Regional honors ... First Team All-Big Ten selection with a sixth-place finish at the conference meet (21:07.2) ... fifth place at the season-opening Flyer 5k Challenge and eighth placeat the 6k Big Ten Preview ... placed 23rd at the Notre Dame Invitational with a 5k PR of 17:37.7 ... 38th at Pre-Nationals.

2012 (Sophomore) Set a 5k PR of 17:44 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished 49th at the Great Lakes Regional Championship, setting a 6k PR at a time of 21:33 ... placed 13th at the Meijer 5k Challenge ... finished 53rd at the Big Ten championships ... also ran at the adidas and Spartan Invitationals.

2011 (Freshman) Finished 13th at the 5k Wilmington Fall Classic in a time of 19:16.23 ... also competed at the 4k Toledo Inter-Regional Bubble Buster.

Russia Local High School State champion in the 800m run in 2011 ... set school records in the 800m, 1600m, 5k and 4x400m relay ... named First Team All-League for four years in cross country and track ... state qualifier in cross country and track for four years ... helped the Raiders to three Shelby County Athletic League championships in cross country and one in track ... also lettered in basketball and cheerleading.

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