March 4, 2020

Dennis and Battle Earn Big Ten Honors


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Anavia Battle and Director of Track and Field Karen Dennis have been honored Big Ten Championships awards. Battle was named Track Athlete of the Championships and Dennis was named unanimous Coach of the Year.

Battle is the fifth Ohio State student named Track Athlete of the Indoor Championships since the award was first presented in 1988, capturing the 60 meters (:7.29) and 200 meters (:22.79) last weekend.

Dennis garners Big Ten Women’s Indoor Coach of the Year honors for the fourth time in her career after directing the Buckeyes to their fourth Big Ten indoor title after similar victories in 2011, 2015 and 2019.

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