Aug. 6, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Four members of the Ohio State men’s track and field team were named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic team for the 2014 season.
Faust, a special education major with a 3.54 GPA, was a Second Team All-American in the 200-meter dash and four-time Big Ten silver medalist during the 2014 season. A recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award, Faust is a three-time OSU Scholar Athlete, a two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree and a 2014 Capital One Academic All-District selection.
Austin, an economics major with a 3.41 GPA, helped the Ohio State 4×400-meter relay team to Second Team All-America honors during the outdoor season. He is a two-time OSU Scholar Athlete and 2014 Academic All-Big Ten selection.
Taneff secured a personal-best time of 29:12.59 in the 10,000-meter run at the Big Ten outdoor championships, the fourth-fastest time in the event in school history. He owns a 3.61 GPA in biochemistry and is a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and OSU Scholar Athlete.
In his first season with the Buckeyes, Bruton was a Second Team All-American as a member of the Buckeyes’ 4×400-meter relay team and an Honorable Mention Outdoor All-American in the 400-meter dash. He was a member of Ohio State’s Big Ten indoor champion 4×400-meter relay team and finished fourth as an individual in the 400-meter dash at the conference outdoor meet. He closed the year with a 3.63 GPA and was an OSU Scholar Athlete.