Women's Cross Country

Katie Borchers


Russia, Ohio

High School:

Exercise Science

Katie Borchers


No. 19 Ohio State Set for B1G Championship Race

Ohio State faces four ranked squads Sunday morning in Iowa City, Iowa


Buckeyes Enter USTFCCCA Top 20 for the First Time

Ohio State ranked 19th overall in national poll


Buckeyes Defeat Nine Ranked Teams at Wisconsin

Ohio State finishes 14th overall, led by All-American Katie Borchers


First 6k of the Season Awaits Ohio State

Buckeyes travel to Madison, Wis., for adidas Invitational Friday


Borchers Earns B1G Athlete of the Week Honors

Senior All-American picks up her second weekly award of the season

Athletic Accolades
2013 NCAA/USTFCCCA All-American
2013 First Team All-Big Ten selection
2013 NCAA All-Great Lakes regional selection
Two-time Big Ten Athlete of the Week

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

5k - 16:19.4
6k - 20:22

2014 (Senior) Helped Ohio State defeat nine ranked teams at the adidas Invitational with a personal-best and 19th-place 6k time of 20:22 ... named Big Ten Athlete of the Week after a fourth-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational in a personal-best 5k time of 16:19.4 ... earned Big Ten Athlete of the Week honors after posting a first-place time of 16:35.9 at the Bluegrass Invitational ... 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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