COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State track and field program announced its 2022 indoor and outdoor schedules on Tuesday. The indoor schedule features nine meets prior to the Big Ten Championships while the outdoor schedule features eight. View the women’s schedule HERE and the men’s schedule HERE.
The indoor season opens with the Buckeye Open on Friday, Jan. 7 before Ohio State travels to Chicago on Saturday, Jan. 15 for the Big Ten Midwest Invitational. OSU wraps up January with the South Carolina Challenge (Jan. 21-22) and the Rod McCravy Memorial in Lexington (Jan. 28-29).
The distance runners and throwers will compete in the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational on Friday, Feb. 4 and Saturday, Feb. 5. The following weekend, the squad will split with the mid-distance and distance runners competing at the Iowa State Classic and the sprinters, jumpers and throwers competing at the Clemson Tiger Paw. On Saturday, Feb. 19, Ohio State will compete at the Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational and the JDL DMR Invitational in Winston-Salem. The 2022 Big Ten Indoor Championships will take place Friday, Feb. 25 and Saturday, Feb. 26 in Geneve, Ohio. The NCAA Championships will be held in Birmington, Ala. on Friday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12.
The Buckeyes’ outdoor season begins in Phoenix, Ariz. Against Baldy Castillo and Arizona State (March 18-19). Ohio State then travels to relays at Raleigh (March 25-26). The Buckeyes will split up on April 1-2, with part of the squad at the University of Florida and the others at the University of Cincinnati for the Oliver Nikoloff Invite.
Ohio State will compete at the USC Open on April 15-16. The Buckeyes will host the annual Jesse Owens Invitational on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23. They then wrap up the regular season at the Penn Relays (April 29-30). The 2022 Big Ten Outdoor Championships will be held at the University of Minnesota (May 12-14). NCAA Regionals will be held in Bloomington, Ind., while the NCAA Championships will take place in Eugene, Ore.