Ivan Slyepkan

Distance/XC

Player profile

  • Hometown Bay Village, Ohio
  • Last School Bay Village
  • Year Junior
  • Major Health Sciences

Personal Bests: 8k – 25:46.9 | 800 – 1:50.55 | 1500 – 3:52.56 | Mile – 4:13.28 | 3000 – 8:32.72 | 5000 – 15:02.96

Ohio State Career

  • Academic All-Big Ten honoree and an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
  • 2021 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar

2020-21

  • Cross Country
    • Ran personal best 25:46.9 (8K) at Big Ten Championships
  • Indoor
  • Ran in mile, placing 11th, and DMR, finishing eighth, at Big Ten Championships
  • Set personal best in 3000m at B1G Indoor Invitational at Indiana in February; also ran in the mile at the race
  • Career best mile time of 4:13.28 at Hoosier Hills invite
  • Outdoor
    • Placed 15th in the 800m at Big Ten championships with personal best time of 1:50.55
    • Third-place finish at Jesse Owens Invitational in the 1500, posting career best time of 3:52.56
    • Finished third in the 800m at Fighting Illini Relays, eighth in the event at Indiana and ninth at Nebraska
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten and a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar honoree

2019-20

  • Cross Country
    • Competed at Big Ten championships, held at the OSU Golf Club
    • Also ran at Miami, Commodore Classic, Buckeye Preview and Jenna Strong Invitational
  • Indoor
    • Did not compete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Captain for both high school cross country and track
  • Lettered all four years
  • 2018 cross country MVP
  • 2018 district and conference champion
  • Named All-Ohio in 2018

Personal

  • Son of Oksana and Iovri Fartouchayi
  • Health sciences major