Evan Stifel

Player profile

  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Last School St. Xavier
  • Last College Belmont
  • Year Senior

Athletic Accolades
2015 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award

2016 First Team All-Big Ten

2016 Great Lakes All-Region team

Academic Achievements
2017 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection (2016, 2017)
Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2016, 2017)

5k – 15:03.6
8k – 24:07.9
10k – 31:29.5

2016 (Junior)

Was the top-Buckeye finisher at all five races he competed in in 2016 … named member of Great Lakes All-Region team for his eighth-place finish with a 10k readout of 30:29.8 … named to the First Team All-Big Ten with a seventh place finish at the Big Ten Championships (8k -24:51.8) … finished second at the All-Ohio Championships to help Buckeyes claim team title … placed 10th at the Commodore Classic 8k with a readout of 24:52.1 … earned a 23rd-place finish at Pre Nationals with an 8k time of 24:26.0.


2015 (Sophomore)

Top Buckeye at the Great Lakes regional, finishing 30th in a personal-best 10k time of 31:29.5 … led Ohio State at the Big Ten championships with a 24th-place finish in his conference debut (24:08.8) … top runner for the Buckeyes at Pre-Nationals, crossing the line in an 8k PR and 69th-place time of 24:07.9 … sixth place at the All-Ohio championships and eighth in his Ohio State debut at the Commodore Classic … Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.

Belmont University

Finished 44th overall at the 2015 NCAA South Regional … 24th at the 2015 Ohio Valley Championship … sixth at the Belmont Opener … 12th at the Commodore Classic … 22nd at the OSU Cowboy Jamboree … 30th at the Greater Louisville Classic … also competed at the Alabama Crimson Classic.


St. Xavier High School
Fifth place in the 3200-meter run at the 2014 OHSAA DI State Championships … 16th in the 5000-meter run at the 2014 New Balance Outdoor Nationals … 27th at the 2013 Nike Cross Country Nationals after winning the 2013 Nike Midwest Regional; also competed at both meets as a junior in 2012 … fifth place at the 2013 OHSAA DI State Cross Country Championship and 32nd in 2012, helping St. X to back-to-back state titles … 11th in the 3200-meter run at the 2013 OATCCC DI State Indoor Championships.