Giovanni Copploe


Player profile

  • Hometown Canfield, Ohio
  • Last School Canfield High School
  • Year Junior
  • Major Marketing

Personal Records: 8k (XC) – 25:25.0 | 10k (XC) – 31:54.7

Ohio State Career

  • Junior academically and a sophomore athletically
  • Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and an Academic All-Big Ten choice for both cross country and track and field in 2020-21


  • Did not compete


  • Cross Country
    • Competed at 2019 Big Ten championships as a true freshman
    • Team’s third-fastest performer at the Big Ten Championships
    • Raced at Great Lakes Regionals

Prior to Ohio State

  • 2015-18 first team all-league in both cross country and track
  • Regional and state qualifier in both cross country and track three years in a row
  • AAC cross country champion (2017)
  • 2017 regional track and field champion
  • 2018 team captain


  • Son of Vincent and Jean
  • Has an older sister, Angela
  • Majoring in marketing