Notable: 2017 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete | 2017 Academic All-Big Ten
Personal Records: 6k – 19:14.2 | 8k – 26:11.64| 10k – 33:23.3
AS A JUNIOR
• Ran a career best 5K time of 16:32.1 at the 36th Annual Queen City Invitational.
• Placed 13th at the 2018 Golden Eagle Cross Country Invitational.
• Registered a career best 8k time at the Loyola Lakefront Collegiate Invitational (26:11.7)
• Made an appearance at the NCAA Division I Great Lakes Region Cross Country Championships.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2017)
• Opened the season with a 27:27.7 8K time at the Indiana University Open (Sept. 2).
• Clocked in at 27:59.1 at the Commodore Classic (Sept. 16).
AS A FRESHMAN (2016)
• Ran a personal-best 8K time of 26:47.7 at the Commodore Classic (Sept. 17).
• Notched a career-best 6K time at the Queen City Invite (Sept. 3), clocking in at 19:14.2 and placing 19th.
• Finished 35th at the All-Ohio Championships in the open race with an 8K time of 27:26.3 (Sept. 30).
PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Ranks third all-time in school history with a personal record 5,000m run of 16:13.5 at Pickerington High School.
• Four-year letterman in soccer, cross country and track & field.
• Took eighth place in the 1,600m run at the 2016 Ohio Division I State Championships.
• Anchored the 4x800m relay team that took seventh at the 2016 Ohio Division I State Championships.
• Son of Leslie and John Bauers.
• Has a twin sister, Maria.
• Majoring in engineering.