Giovanni Copploe

Distance/XC

Player profile

  • Hometown Canfield, Ohio
  • Last School Canfield High School
  • Year Senior
  • Major Fashion and Retail Studies

Personal Records: 8k (XC) – 25:25.0 | 10k (XC) – 31:54.7 | 5.2 mile (XC) – 26:35.8 | 5 mile (XC) – 25:46.4

Ohio State Career

  • Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2021 and earned Academic All-Big Ten accolades for both cross country and track and field in 2020-21 and 2021-22

2021-22

  • Cross Country
    • Raced in all six meets during the season, finishing in Ohio State Top 5 in four, including Big Ten and NCAA regional races
    • Ran personal-best 26:35.8 at Big Ten Championships, finishing third among Buckeyes and 70th overall
    • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honors

2020-21

  • Did not compete

2019-20

  • 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

Personal

  • Son of Vincent and Jean
  • Has an older sister, Angela
  • Majoring in fashion and retail studies