Karrington Winters

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Player profile

  • Hometown Reynoldsburg, Ohio
  • Last School New Albany
  • Year Senior
  • Major Communication

Notable: three-time USTFCCCA First Team All-American | two-time USTFCCCA Second Team All-American | two-time Big Ten Champion | holds the school record in the indoor 4x400m relay (3:31.23) and the indoor 600m (1:27.60) | two-time First Team All-Big Ten selection | two-time Second Team All-Big Ten selection | member of three of the four fastest indoor 4x400m relays in program history | two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete | Academic All-Big Ten | Big Ten Distinguished Scholar

Personal Records: 200 – 23.97 | 400 – 52.49 | 600 – 1:27.60 | 800 – 2:11.71

AS A JUNIOR (2017-18)
Outdoor:
• Earned First Team All-American honors as a member of the seventh-place 4x400m relay team at the NCAA Championships.
• Posted a 400m dash time of 53.15 and advanced to the NCAA Championships with a fifth-place finish on the 4x400m relay team at the NCAA East Preliminary round.
• Claimed silver on the 4x400m relay team (3:33.69) at the Big Ten Championships and registered a career-best 400m dash time of 52.49.
• Helped the 4x400m relay to a first-place finish at the Jesse Owens Classic and the USC Power 5 Challenge; also placed second at the Drake Relays, the Jim Click Shootout and the UCF Black and Gold Challenge.
• Finished fourth with a career-best 200m dash time of 23.97 at the Jesse Owens Classic.
• Registered an 800m time of 2:11.71 at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge, a career-best.
Indoor:
• Member of the 4x400m relay team at the NCAA Championships, finishing 11th with a time of 3:33.70.
• Claimed third in the 600m prelim at the Big Ten Championships, clocking in at 1:28.30.
• Won the 400m dash at the Music City Challenge with a time of 53.21; finished second at the Buckeye Tune-Up at a time of 55.07.
• Scored points for the Buckeyes with a first-place finish in the 600 with a time of 1:32.76 and as a member of the first-place 4x400m relay time (3:40.01) at the Simmons-Harvey Quad.
• Finished first in the 600 with a time of 1:31.68 at the Buckeye Invitational.
• Also ran on the 4x400m relay at the Columbia Challenge, the Kentucky Invitational and the Buckeye Invitational.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016-17)
Outdoor:
• Second leg of the 4x400m relay that earned First Team All-America honors at the NCAA Championships with an eighth-place showing (3:31.36).
• Second leg of the 4x400m relay that claimed gold at the Big Ten Championships with a clocking of 3:32.76.
• Took eighth in the 400m dash at the Big Ten Championships with a readout of 55.13.
• Helped the 4x400m relay to a fourth-place finish at the Florida Relays with the No. 2 time in program history (3:29.04).
• Captured gold in the 400m dash at the Tennessee Relays with a readout of 53.84.
• Helped 4x200m relay take first at the Tennessee Relays (1:35.85).
• Ran on the 4x400m relay team that placed second at the Drake Relays with a time of 3:35.23 to help Ohio State secure the HyVee Cup.
• Member of the sprint medley relay that clocked the third-fastest time in program history at the Florida Relays with a readout of 3:52.54 to finish second.
• Registered a pair of second-place finish in the 400m dash at the Jesse Owens Classic (54.49) and Baldy Castillo Invitational (54.58).
• Helped the 4x400m relay garner bronze at the Jesse Owens Classic (3:47.74).
• Placed fourth in the 200m dash at the Jesse Owens Classic with a wind-aided readout of 23.94.
• Registered a career-best time of 24.19 in the 200m dash at the Baldy Castillo Invitational for a ninth-place showing.
• Clocked a career-best time in the 400m dash (53.67) in the preliminary rounds at the Big Ten Championships.
Indoor:
• Set the school record (1:27.60) in the 600m run at the Big Ten Championships to win her first-career individual conference title to help Ohio State place third as a team.
• Second leg of the women’s 4x400m relay that set the school record with a time of 3:31.23 at the NCAA Championships to place sixth and become the first women’s 4x400m relay in school history to earn First Team All-American honors.
• Helped the 4x400m relay to a runner-up finish at the Big Ten Championships (3:32.84).
• Claimed gold in the 400m dash at the Buckeye Tune Up with a readout of 55.53.
• Clocked a time of 1:32.76 at the Buckeye Classic in the 600m run to win gold.
• Helped the 4x400m relay to first-place finishes at the Kentucky Invitational (3:37.97) and Auburn Invitational (3:36.48).
• Registered a pair of second-place showings in the 400m dash at the Auburn Invitational (season-best 54.15) and Armory Track Invitational (54.21).
• Helped 4x400m relay to a silver showing at the Buckeye Tune Up (3:47.82).
• Aided the 4x400m relay team in running a time of 3:40.00 at the Armory Track Invitational to garner bronze.
• Member of the 4x400m relay squad that finished fifth at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 3:38.76.
• Took ninth in the 400m dash at the Tyson Invitational (54.48).
• Clocked a season-best 200m dash time of 24.58 at the Armory Track Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16)
Outdoor:
• Named Second Team All-American for being the lead leg on the 4x400m relay team that placed 16th at the NCAA Championships.
• Competed at the 2016 IAAF U20 Championships in the 400m dash.
• Member of the 4x400m relay team that finished second at the Big Ten Championships with the second-fastest time in program history (3:31.59).
• Registered personal-best 400m dash time of 54.11 at the Power Conference Cardinal and Gold to finish sixth.
• Helped 4x400m relay squad earn gold at the Alabama Relays (3:36.31), Jesse Owens Classic (3:40.29) and Drake Relays (3:33.32).
• Notched personal-best 800m run time of 2:12.64 at the LSU Battle on the Bayou.
• Member of 4x400m relay team that placed third at Power Conference Cardinal and Gold (3:47.07), LSU Battle on the Bayou (3:35.72) and Seminole Invitational (3:35.82).
• Helped 4x800m relay team place fifth at the Drake Relays with a readout of 8:42.56.
Indoor:
• Anchor leg of the 4x400m relay team that set the school record with a time of 3:32.88 at the Big Ten Championships to finish second.
• Placed fourth in the 600m run at the Big Ten Championships with a readout of 1:30.28.
• Captured gold in the 600m run at the Ohio State Opener with a time of 1:33.68.
• Helped 4x400m relay squads finish first at the Kentucky Invitational (3:36.16) and the Spire NCAA Track and Field Invitational (3:33.38).
• Ran on 4x400m relay teams that finished fourth at the Power 5 Invite (3:37.28) and third at the Armory Track Invitational (3:38.57).
• Placed fifth in the 400m dash at the Kentucky Invitational with a time of 55.77.
• Collected a fourth-place finish in the 600m run at the Spire NCAA Track and Field Invitational with a readout of 1:30.98.

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Three-time OHSAA Division I state champion in the 400-meter dash.
• Two-time OATCCC Division I state indoor champion in the 400-meter dash.
• Owned the top 400-meter time in the state all four years of high school.
• Fifth place in the 100-meter dash at the 2013 OHSAA DI Outdoor Championships.
• Third place in the 400 at the 2013 New Balance Outdoor Nationals; sixth in 2015.

PERSONAL
• Coached by former Ohio State/Big Ten champion Otis Winston at New Albany High School.