Sarah Kanney

Distance

Player profile

  • Hometown Coldwater, Ohio
  • Last College NC State
  • Year Senior
  • Major Marketing

Notable: owns the school record in the 3,000m steeplechase | part of the No. 2 distance medley relay time all-time for Ohio State and ran the No. 5 mile time in program history | 2017 NCAA East Preliminary qualifier | two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete | two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection

Personal Records: 1,000 – 2:54.18 | 1,500 – 4:30.31 | Mile – 4:46.00 | 2,000S – 6:47.94 | 3,000S – 10:22.74

AS A JUNIOR (2017-18)
Outdoor:
• Crossed the finish line in the 3,000m steeplechase at 10:48.01 at the Raleigh Relays.
• Won the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:54.77 at the Tennessee Relays.
• Placed fourth in the 3,000m steeplechase at time of 10:34.05 at the Jesse Owens Classic.
• Earned gold in the 1,500m with a time of 4:43.69 at the Ashland Alumni Open.
• Finished 12th in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 10:41.87 at the Big Ten Championships.
Indoor:
• Finished third in the 1,000m at the Buckeye Invitational with a time of 2:54.18.
• Registered a sixth-place finish in the mile at the Kentucky Invitational, clocking in at 4:55.01.
• Clocked a 5:08.34 mile at the Simmons-Harvey Quad.
• Ran a 4:54.84 mile at the Meyo Invitational.
• Member of the second-place distance medley relay team (11:35.22) and clocked a 4:58.38 mile at the Music City Challenge.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016-17)
Outdoor:
• Set the school record in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Big Ten Championships with a readout of 10:22.74 to place sixth and break Tori Brink’s prior record (10:27.45/2011).
• Secured silver in the 2,000m steeplechase at the Baldy Castillo Invitational with a clocking of 6:47.94.
• Placed third at the Jesse Owens Classic in the 3,000m steeplechase with a readout of 10:33.53.
• Member of 4x800m relay that placed third at the Drake Relays with a time of 8:42.70 to help Ohio State win the HyVee Cup.
• Placed fifth at the Raleigh Relays in the 3,000m steeplechase (10:30.62).
• Member of the 4x800m relay that earned a sixth-place finish at the Tennessee Relays with a time of 9:02.55.
• Ran as a member of the distance medley relay at the Drake Relays that finished seventh with a timing of 11:42.87.
• Took 11th in the 1,500m run at the Tennessee Relays with a career-best readout of 4:30.31.
• Represented Ohio State at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the 3,000m steeplechase.
Indoor:
• Ran the fifth-fastest mile in program history (4:46.00) at the Meyo Invitational to place 16th, also a career-best.
• Helped the distance medley relay clock the second-fastest mark (11:23.32) in program history at the Big Ten Championships to place fifth.
• Placed eighth in the mile at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 4:51.00.
• Secured a trio of runner-up finishes in the mile: Buckeye Classic (4:58.01), Kentucky Invitational (4:53.13) and Tyson Invitational (4:50.00).
• Helped the distance medley relay place second at the Kentucky Invitational (11:53.37).
• Took bronze in the mile at the Auburn Invitational, clocking a 4:50.75.

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Competing for NC State, registered a personal best in the mile (5:05.15) at the Husky Classic.
• Finished 11th in the 800m run at the Doc Hale VT Elite with a personal-best time of 2:14.47.
• Four-time state champion in Ohio while attending Coldwater High School.
• Won two cross country titles.
• Won two titles in the 1,600m run.

PERSONAL
• Majoring in marketing.