Janelle McClelland

Vault, Balance Beam, Floor Exercise

Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Bidwell, Ohio
  • Last School River Valley
  • Height 5-2


  • Big Ten All-Championship Team (2019)
  • Big Ten Postgraduate Scholarship recipient (2019)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018, 2019)

AS A SENIOR (2019)

  • Competed in all 13 meets for the Buckeyes on vault and floor
  • Registered a score of 9.825 on vault at the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional, tying her career high
  • Posted a career-high 9.900 on floor at the Big Ten Championships Session One, tying for first and earning a spot on the All-Championship Team
  • Tied for second on floor with a score of 9.850 vs. Bowling Green
  • Won the floor title at Maryland and against Iowa, tying her career-high of 9.900
  • Finished tied for third on floor at Michigan State, scoring 9.875
  • Tied for first on floor with a score of 9.875 at Penn State
  • Second with a floor score of 9.850 at NC State

AS A JUNIOR (2018)

  • Competed in every meet, primarily on vault and floor exercise.
  • Notched a career-high 9.900 on floor exercise in the home opener against Minnesota and Illinois State.
  • Scored a career-high 9.825 on vault versus Penn State.
  • Earned a second-place finish on vault (9.775) against Western Michigan.
  • Matched her career mark on vault with a 9.825 to come in third at Kentucky.


  • Competed in seven meets in her sophomore campaign, all on floor exercise.
  • Tied for the team high with a career-best 9.825 on the even in a quad meet against Michigan, Washington and Kent State.


  • Competed in six meets.
  • Posted a season-high 9.750 on floor exercise at Iowa.
  • Tied the 9.750 on floor exercise in tri-meet at Rutgers with Yale.
  • Earned a season-best 9.725 on balance beam at Boise State.


  • Competed in the all-around while training at SOGA.
  • Finished third in the all-around in addition to third-place finishes on vault and beam at the 2015 NIT qualifier.
  • Vault state champion in 2015.
  • Also lettered two years in volleyball at River Valley.


  • Daughter of Jared and Jennifer McClelland.
  • Has a younger brother, Justin.