Akemi Von Scherr


Player profile

  • Hometown LaQuinta, Calif.
  • Last School LaQuinta
  • Year Junior
  • Major Health Promotion, Nutrition and Exercise science

Personal Bests: 6k (xc) – 20.59.6 | 5k (xc) – 17:44.9

Ohio State Career

  • Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten choice
  • Raced at Big Tens first two years in the Scarlet and Gray


  • Cross Country
    • Ran in all six races, finishing in Ohio State Top 6 in each
    • Led Ohio State with 15th-place finish at Notre Dame Invitational
    • Finished fourth for the Buckeyes and 48th overall at NCAA Great Lakes Regionals
    • Third for Ohio State and 42nd overall at Big Ten Championships
    • 81st overall and third among Ohio State runners at Pre-Nationals
  • Named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten selection


  • Cross Country
    • Raced at Big Ten Championships in January
  • Named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • State qualifier in cross country and a three-time Desert Empire League cross country champion.
  • Awarded Female Athlete of the Year honors twice by the Desert Sun
  • Has run a personal best of 17:23 (5k)


  • Majoring in health promotion, nutrition and exercise science
  • Sister, Mikka, plays lacrosse for Cal State Fullerton