Alumni Competing in College

Katelyn Daniels-2013 Graduate-Michigan State University

Daniels is a 4 time State champion, winning the shot put and discuss in 2012 and 2013. All articles below describe Katelyn’s numerous accomplishments and she is arguably the best athlete in Orange’s short athletic history.

http://www.thisweeknews.com/content/stories/olentangy/sports/2013/06/12/girls-track–field-daniels-again-wins-discus-shot-put-titles.html

http://www.msuspartans.com/sports/c-track/spec-rel/070614aaa.html

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/sports/2013/05/20/scholar-athletes/daniels.html

Hannah Hartzell-2013 Graduate-Butler University

Hannah is the best female distance runner in school history highlighted by a State runner-up finish in the 3200m run in the 2011 Indoor State Championships, and a 5th place finish in the 3200 at the outdoor State Championships.

Udoka Durunna-2014 Graduate-Mount Union University

Udoka was a 3-time regional qualifier in the High Jump at Orange as well as earning All-OCC honors in some sprint relays as well.

Thelma Agyekum-2015 Graduate-Ohio University

Thelma was 4th in the STATE at the indoor 60m dash, she has school records in the 60m, 100m, 200 and has multiple OCC honors in sprint events, qualified to Regionals in the 100m dash as a senior.

Kyle Benecke-2015 Graduate-Ohio Christian University

Kyle is the school record holder in the 800m and as part of the 4x800m relay. He was a significant contributor in cross country and a great captain/leader.

DONE COMPETING IN COLLEGE

Chase Swisher-2010 Graduate-Mount Union University

Chase was a short sprinter at Orange, but excelled in the 400m dash earning All-American honors in 2014, which helped propel Mount Union to the National Championship in 2014, as the 4 x 400m relay (youtube video below) he ran on finished 1st as well!

http://www.mountunion.edu/running-toward-success

http://www.ncaa.com/news/trackfield-outdoor-men/article/2014-05-24/mount-union-wins-first-tf-national-championship

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTo7sjZ58PI

Garrett Swisher-2010 Graduate-Mount Union University

Garrett ran cross country and was a mid-distance runner at Orange (former 800m school record holder) and has had continued success at Mount Union, earning All-OAC honors in the 800m run.