Addie Engel


Player profile

  • Hometown Springfield, Ohio
  • Last School Central Catholic
  • Year Junior
  • Major Health Sciences

Personal Bests (XC): 5K – 17:34.8 | 6K – 19:59.6
Personal Bests (track): 1500 – 4:21.20 | Mile – 4:42.46 | 3000 – 9:12.26 | 5000 – 15:59.97

Ohio State Career

  • 2021 First Team All-Big Ten and All-Great Lakes Region in cross country
  • NCAA individual qualifier in 2021
  • Two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten selection
  • Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Athlete honors in cross country in 2021 and in track and field in 2022


  • Cross Country
    • First Team All-Big Ten and Great Lakes All-Region honoree
    • NCAA individual qualifier, the ninth in program history
    • Top 5 finishes at both Big Ten and Great Lakes Region races and was the Buckeyes’ top finisher in each team race she ran, placing in the Top 16 in each
    • Finished 66th at NCAA Championships with a time of 20:15.4, fifth-best place among Buckeyes all-time
    • Third-place finish at NCAA Great Lakes Regional with a personal-best 6K time of 19:59.6
    • Fourth-place finisher at Big Ten Championships
    • Won season-opening race at Evansville, placed fourth at Penn State and 16th at Oregon, with an 11th-place finish at Pre-Nationals
    • Earned Fall Academic All-Big Ten accolades and USTFCCA All-Academic Athlete honors
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honoree


  • Cross Country
    • Placed 25th at Big Ten Championships, finishing third among Buckeyes as they placed fifth
  • Indoor
    • 11th at Big Tens in the 3000m with a personal best time of 9:28.99
    • Also ran in Michigan, Hoosier Hills and B1G Invitational meets
    • Ran personal best mile time at Hoosier Hills (4:56.90)
  • Outdoor
    • Placed eighth in the 5000m at the Big Ten Championships
    • Second in the 1500m at Jesse Owens meet
    • Personal best 4:31.54 in the 1500m at Illinois and set personal best in the 5000m at the Big Ten Invite at Indiana, finishing second
    • Third in the 1500 at Maryland to start the outdoor season
  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Won the 2019 OHSAA Division III cross country state championship by 25 seconds, running the 3.1 mile course at National Trail Raceway in a state record 17:47
  • A four-time state cross country qualifier who also finished among the Top 10 runners in 2018 (sixth) and 2016 (eighth)
  • Won two state championships at the 2019 OHSAA state meet held at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium: the 1,600 (5:12.18) and the 3,200 (10:52.85) to help Catholic Central finish as the state runner-up


  • Health sciences major
  • Has a twin sister, Bridget, who swims for the University of Kentucky
  • Another sister, Regan, swam for Akron and was a 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier