August 31, 2022

Title IX: Teresa Meyer, National Champion and OSU Athlete of the Year


Teresa Meyer, a member of the Ohio State pistol team from 2005-08, won a program-record seven national titles during her time in the Scarlet and Gray. She captured three-consecutive women’s air pistol titles (2006, 2007 and 2008), two consecutive women’s two-gun aggregate championships (2007 and 2008), the 2007 open standard pistol title and the 2008 women’s sport pistol title. In all, she earned 14 All-America accolades.

Led by Meyer, the Buckeyes won the women’s title in 2005 and finished runner-up in 2006 and 2007.

Meyer was selected the 2008 Ohio State Female Athlete of the Year, the first first member of the Buckeye pistol team to be recognized with the department’s athlete of the year accolade. In 2015, she was inducted into the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame.

She competed for Team USA, was a two-time gold medalist at the USA Shooting National Championships and competed at world championships.

Meyer was a finalist for the Big Ten Medal of Honor, a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and a four-time Ohio State Scholar Athlete as a business administration – human resources major. She went on to earn a master’s degree in human resource management.

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