Minori Minagawa
Minori  Minagawa


Dublin, Ohio

High School:
Dublin Scioto

Exercise Science


Big Ten Recognizes 91 Buckeyes as Distinguished Scholars

Record number of athletes honored, including 16 with 4.0 grade-point averages for the year


Minori Minagawa a Semi-Finalist for Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award

Senior from Dublin, Ohio, named sport winner for women's track and field


Buckeyes Finish Eighth at the Great Lakes Regional

Senior Sakiko Minagawa leads Ohio State in final race of the season


Championship Season Continues at Great Lakes Regional

Buckeyes ready to run in Madison


Buckeyes Finish Seventh at the Big Ten Championships

Minori Minagawa, Christine Frederick have career-best runs for Ohio State


2015 #B1GXC Championships

Photos by Ting Shen/Walt Middleton Photography


2014 NCAA Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton/Walt Middleton Photography & Kyle Terwilliger, USTFCCCA


2014 Big Ten Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton/Walt Middleton Photography

Academic Achievements
2015 USTFCCCA Academic All-American
Two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection
Four-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
2016 Big Ten Postgraduate Scholarship recipient
2016 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar semi-finalist

5k - 17:08.3
6k - 20:54.8

2015 (Senior) Placed 51st at the Great Lakes regional ... top finisher for the Buckeyes at the Big Ten championships, crossing the line in a personal-best and 27th-place 6k time of 20:54.8 ... third place at the season-opening Flyer 5k ... ran a season-best 5k time of 17:50.3 at the Commodore Classic, placing 37th ... also competed at the Greater Louisville Classic and adidas Invitational.

2014 (Junior) Represented the Buckeyes at the NCAA championships ... ran a personal-best 6k time of 21:19 at the NCAA Great Lakes regional, finishing 54th overall ... placed 51st at the Big Ten championships ... finished 14th in the open race at the adidas Invitational ... turned in a PR of 17:08.3 at the Bluegrass Invitational, placing 10th overall ... represented the Buckeyes at the Notre Dame Invitational ... opened the season with a third-place finish at the Flyer 5k Challenge in a time of 18:33.5.

2013 (Sophomore) Ran for the Buckeyes at both the NCAA Great Lakes regional (89th, 8k PR of 22:18) and Big Ten championships (66th, 22:39.1) ... turned in a sixth-place performance at the season-opening Flyer 5k Challenge ... placed 13th overall at the 6k Big Ten Preview ... also competed at Pre-Nationals.

2012 (Freshman) Set a 6k PR with a time of 22:36 at the Adidas Invitational `B' Race ... placed 19th with a time of 19:19.9 at the Meijer Flyer 5k Challenge ... also ran at the Big Ten championships.

Dublin Scioto High School Sixth place in the 1600m at the 2012 OHSAA Division I State Championships ... 2012 regional runner-up in the 1600 ... two-time OHSAA DI State Cross Country participant; high placement of 32nd in 2009 ... school record holder in the 800m and 4x800m relay ... also lettered in swimming and gymnastics at Scioto.

Minori Minagawa