Sakiko Minagawa
Sakiko  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


Perry, Minagawa Named Big Ten Sportsmanship Honorees

Athletes distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior


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 Big Ten Championships

Photos by Walt Middleton/Walt Middleton Photography

Athletic Accolades
2015 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award

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

5k - 17:02.6
6k - 20:50.8

2015 (Senior) Top Buckeye at the Great Lakes regional, crossing the line 35th in a 6k time of 21:25.6 ... finished 55th at the Big Ten championships (21:28.4) ... ran a personal-best 6k time of 20:50.8 at the adidas Invitational, leading the Buckeyes with an 84th-place finish ... finished 16th at the Commordore Classic in a season-best 5k time of 17:30.0 ... seventh place at the season-opening Flyer 5k ... 59th at the Greater Louisville Classic.

2014 (Junior) Finished 187th at the NCAA championships ... placed 50th overall at the NCAA Great Lakes regional ... ran a season-best 6k time of 21:11.7 at the Big Ten championships, finishing 42nd overall ... represented OSU at the adidas Invitational ... turned in a 5k PR of 17:02.6 to finish 42nd overall at the Notre Dame Invitational ... ran a time of 17:21.9 to finish 18th at the Bluegrass Invitational ... opened the season with a sixth-place finish at the Flyer 5k Challenge in a time of 18:44.0.

2013 (Sophomore) Ran for the Buckeyes at both the NCAA Great Lakes regional (78th, 22:06) and Big Ten championships (51st, 22:18.7) ... placed 22nd overall at the 6k Big Ten Preview ... finished 75th at the 5k Notre Dame Invitational in a PR of 18:17 ... also competed at Pre-Nationals (8k PR of 21:54.9) and the Flyer 5k Challenge.

2012 (Freshman) Placed 35th in the Meijer Flyer 5k Challenge with a time of 20:05.9 ... set a 6k PR with a time of 24:04 at the Spartan Invitational.

Dublin Scioto High School Eighth place in the 3200m at the 2009 OHSAA Division I State Championships ... two-time OHSAA Division I State Championship participant ... school record in the 300m (11:09.00) ... also lettered in gymnastics and swimming at Scioto.