May 6, 2022

Palmer’s Personal-Best Leads Buckeyes in Bloomington



COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State track and field team had six student-athletes compete at the Billy Hayes Invitational on Friday, hosted at Indiana University.

David Palmer set a personal-best time (52.03) in the men’s 400m hurdles, just 0.001 seconds off the winning time in a photo finish. Nick Miller had the Buckeye men’s best race of the season in the 800m (1:49.27), finishing fifth overall.

  • Kashawn Baptiste put together his best finish of the season in the men’s 400m as he was the runner-up (48.38).
  • In the women’s 800m, Mallory Mulzer crossed the line third (2:09.78). On the men’s side, Cameron Cooper just missed the top-10 (1:52.03).
  • Baptiste wrapped up the Buckeyes’ showing with a fourth-place finish in the men’s 200m (21.86), while Amir Metts finished in 23.25.


The Buckeyes compete at the 2022 Big Ten Outdoor Championships in Minnesota on Friday, May 13 through Sunday, May 15.