Emma Bucher

Distance/XC

Player profile

  • Hometown Centerville, Ohio
  • Last School Centerville High School
  • Year Sophomore
  • Major Early Childhood Education

Personal Bests: 6k (XC) – 22:21.3 | 5k (XC) – 18:14.7

Ohio State Career

  • An Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

2021-22

  • Cross Country
    • Ran personal-best 22:21.3 in 6K Bill Dellinger Invite at Oregon Sept. 23
    • Raced in all six regular season meets
    • Placed eighth at 5K Evansville Opener in first collegiate meet (18:14.7)
    • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors

Prior to Ohio State

  • Four year varsity letter in both cross country and track
  • State runner-up in 2018 and 2020 in cross country
  • State Champion in the 1600 in 2021, runner-up in 2018 and fourth place in 2019
  • All American at NBNO in the mile in 2019
  • Personal bests: 5k – 17:17, 3200 – 10:27, 1600 – 4:45
  • Member of the National Honor Society
  • Scholar Athlete in 2020 and 2021
Personal
  • Daughter of Brian and Jennifer
  • Has three siblings, Austin, Alex and Eric
  • Early childhood education major
  • Enjoys spending time with family and friends, riding her bike and spending time outside