Nicholas Miller

Distance/XC

Player profile

  • Hometown Wadsworth, Ohio
  • Last School Wadsworth
  • Year Senior
  • Major Finance

Personal Records: 600m – 1:20.40 | 800m – 1:48.62 | 1500m – 3:48.17 | Mile – 4:10.67| 5k – 15:34 | 8k – 27:20.4

Ohio State Career

  • Two-time Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
  • 2021 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
  • Veteran competitor at four Big Ten Conference championships as a Buckeye
  • Also competed in the 800 at the 2020 indoor championships, the mile at the 2019 indoor championships and the 800 at the 2019 outdoor championships

2020-21

  • Cross Country
    • Did not compete
  • Indoor
    • Scored points for Ohio State’s third-place team effort at 2021 Big Ten’s by taking third overall in the 800
    • Set personal best in the mile at the Hoosier Hills Invitational, placing fourth (4:10.67)
    • Third in the 800m and 10th in the 600m and part of fifth-place 4×400 relay at B1G Indoor Invitational
    • Won 800m at UM B1G Silverstein Invitational (1:47.79)
  • Outdoor
    • Big Ten 800m champion, winning with a personal best 1:48.62
    • Finished 21st at NCAA East Prelims in the 800m
    • Ran personal best 3:48.17 in 1500 at Big Ten Invite in April; won the 800m at the event
    • Placed fourth in the 800m at Illinois and Jesse Owens
  • B1G Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honoree

2019-20

  • Cross Country
    • Ran at the Miami Opener in August
  • Indoor
    • Finished ninth in the 800m at Big Ten Championships and also ran DMR at Big Tens
    • Placed third in 800m at Jim Green Invitational and sixth in the event at Simmons-Harvey Invitational
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten

2018-19

  • Cross Country
    • Ran at Big Ten Championships
  • Indoor
    • Ran a career best 800-meter run time of 1:53.14 at the Simmons-Harvey Big Ten Invitational.
    • Took eighth at the Rod McCravy Memorial Track and Field Meet in the 800-meter run (1:53.82)
    • Placed seventh at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational in the mile with a time of 4:15.06
    • Ran a career best mile time of 4:12.51 at the Big Ten Championships
  • Outdoor
    • Placed fifth at the Miami Power 5 Challenge in the 1,500-meter run (3:58.62) and sixth in the 800-meter run (1:53.04).
    • Placed fourth in the 4×800-meter relay at the Florida Relays as a team member (7:22.98)
    • Claimed fourth at the Battle on the Bayou in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:52.99.
    • Brought home the 800-meter run title at the Virginia Challenge with a time of 1:52.86.
    • Ran a career best 1,500-meter run time of 3:51.10 at the Jesse Owens Classic taking fourth
    • Registered a career best 800-meter run time of 1:50.37 at the Campbell Wright Open.
    • Placed 13th at the Big Ten Championships in the 800-meter run (1:51.20).

Prior to Ohio State

  • Earned six All-Ohio medals at the Ohio state track and field and cross country championships
  • Won three state titles as a senior: the 4×400 and 4×800-meter relays and the 800 meters
  • Was named the “athlete of the decade” on the Medina Gazette’s All-Decade Team for boys track and field
  • Two-time Medina Gazette MVP

Personal

  • Son of Leo and Heidi and has a younger sister, Madison
  • Finance major