Robby Oswald

Pole Vault

Player profile

  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Last School Elder
  • Year Graduate
  • Major Marketing

Personal Record: PV – 5.35m/17′-6.5″ (I), 5.22m/17’1.5″ (O)

Ohio State Overview

  • Robby is a senior who is majoring in marketing
  • Has competed at three Big Ten Conference championships and scored Ohio State team points on two occasions
  • Placed third at the 2021 Big Ten indoor championships
  • Placed sixth at the 2019 Big Ten indoor championships, and also competed at the 2018 Big Ten indoor championships
  • Qualified for the 2019 NCAA East Regionals
  • 2020-21 OSU Scholar Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten honoree, USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree

• Season Bests (I): 5.35/17′-6.50″ (Pole Vault) .
• Season Bests (O): 5.11/16′-9.25″ (Pole Vault).
• Season Wins: Pole vault at PSU Invite (Jan. 23), pole vault at SPIRE Big Ten Invite (Feb. 12) .
• Secured 3rd-place win at Big Ten Championships on pole vault.

• Placed second at the Miami Power 5 Trailblazer Challenge with cleared height of 4.95m/16’2.75.
• Cleared a career best height of 5.22m/17’1.5″ at the Florida relays taking fourth.
• Claimed bronze at the Jesse Owens Classic with a height of 5.06m/16’7.25″.
• Placed sixth at the Big Ten Championships (5.01m/16’5.25).
• Competed in the 2019 NCAA Division I East Region Prelims.
• Registered a career best height of 5.05m/16’6.75″ at the Rod McCravy Memorial Track and Field Meet taking third.
• Placed sixth at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational with a height of 4.86m/15’11.25.
• Claimed bronze at the Ohio State Tune-Up (4.79m/15’8,5″).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017-18)
• Did not compete.
• Placed ninth in the pole vault with a mark of 4.93m (16-2) at the Big Ten Championships.
• Claimed fourth with a clearance of 4.97m (16-3.5) at the Buckeye Tune-Up.
• Posted a career-best mark of 5.00m (16-4.75) at the Meyo Invitational, placing fifth.
• Registered a vault of 4.68m (15-4.25) at the Kentucky Invitational.
• Finished third in the pole vault with a height of 4.80m (15-9) at the Buckeye Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17)
• Competed solely in the pole vault.
• Garnered bronze at the Ashland Alumni Open with a career-best clearance of 4.87m (15-11.75).
• Placed fourth at the All-Ohio Championships with a mark of 4.72m (15-5.75).
• Registered a fifth-place finish at the Jesse Owens Classic (4.71m/15-5.50).
• Did not compete.

• Finished third in the pole vault at the 2016 OHSAA State Championships.
• Placed fifth at the 2017 New Balance Nationals in the pole vault.
• Team captain as a senior.
• Two-time First Team All-League selection.
• Played football and wrestled.

• Son of Lisa Sabath and Scott Oswald.
• Has four siblings.
• Enjoys playing piano and pick-up sports.
• Majoring in international security and intelligence.