Ohio State Athletic Hall of Fame class announced

Ohio State receiver Braxton Miller plays against Western Michigan during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

COLUMBUS — This fall, 14 outstanding Buckeyes will be enshrined in the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame. The first seven of the Class of 2024 are listed below, with the next seven to be published Saturday.

The group will be officially inducted during a dinner Oct. 4 in the Covelli Center and recognized at Ohio Stadium when the Buckeye football team hosts Iowa Oct. 5. Tickets for the dinner will go on sale at a later date.

The Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame was created in 1977 and has inducted 487 athletes, coaches and administrators through 2023.

Christy Blough

Men’s Volleyball, 2014-17

Christy Blough, a native of Ontario, N.Y., lettered from 2014-17 at setter for the Buckeyes and led Ohio State to the NCAA Championship in both 2016 and 2017. A two-time American Volleyball Coaches Association Second Team All-American (2016-17), Blough was the Big Ten Medal of Honor winner as a senior in 2017. Volleyball Magazine named him to its First Team All-America squad in 2017.

He was equally honored in the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association as a two-time First Team All-MIVA and All-MIVA tournament selection (2016-17). During his time as a Buckeye, Ohio State won the MIVA regular season and MIVA Tournament titles in 2016 and 2017. Statistically, Blough is fifth all-time in career assists with 4,280. He earned Academic All-America honors in 2017, the first by a men’s volleyball athlete at Ohio State. He garnered numerous academic honors during his career, including Academic All-MIVA, Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar Athlete accolades.

Chase Buchanan

Men’s Tennis, 2009-12

The Ohio State men’s tennis program has had a tremendous run of success and Chase Buchanan was one of the best players during the run. He is one of only two five-time All-Americans in program history and finished his career with 220 combined victories. Buchanan was a three-time NCAA doubles participant and became part of the first NCAA Doubles National Championship team in program history, winning the title with Blaz Rola in 2012. The duo was the first doubles team in collegiate history to win all three collegiate major doubles titles in the same season.

Buchanan was a two-time Big Ten Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Year and the 2010 ITA National Player to Watch. In all, he was a three-time unanimous All-Big Ten honoree as well as a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

During his four seasons, the Buckeyes finished in the Top 4 nationally four times, including an NCAA runner-up finish in 2009. The team was a remarkable 139-11 during his four seasons and a perfect 41-0 in Big Ten regular season matches, winning the conference title each season.

As a professional, Buchanan rose to as high as No. 158 in the ATP singles rankings and No. 151 in the doubles rankings.

Tiffany Cameron

Women’s Soccer, 2009-12

Tiffany Cameron is the most prolific scorer in Ohio State women’s soccer history. She ended her career with the most career goals (40) and the most points (96) of any player in program history. Her 21 goals and 47 points as a senior in 2012 are still the most in a single season in program history as well. She recorded nine game-winning goals as a senior, which were the most in the country that season, and her 19 career game-winners were tied for fourth-most in Big Ten history at the time of her induction.

Cameron was an NSCAA Second Team All-American, a two-time First Team All-Big Ten honoree and a member of the 2009 Big Ten All-Freshman Team. The communications and marketing major was also a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and a three-time Ohio State Scholar Athlete.

One of Ohio State’s longest tenured professionals, Cameron has played professionally in the United States and overseas for more than 15 seasons. She has represented both Canada and Jamaica on the international level, appearing on the senior national team for both countries. That included appearances in both the 2019 and 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, representing Jamaica.

Michael Hartfield

Men’s Track & Field, 2011-13

Michael Hartfield was a four-time USTFCCCA All-American for the Ohio State track & field program. He made the first team during the 2013 outdoor season and the second team during the 2011 indoor and outdoor seasons and the 2012 outdoor season. Hartfield claimed five Big Ten Championships, winning the outdoor long jump in 2011, 2012 and 2013, the indoor long jump in 2011 and the outdoor triple jump in 2013.

He remains in the Top 5 in program history in the outdoor long jump (second, 26’9“), indoor long jump (fourth, 25’9.25”) and the indoor triple jump (fifth, 51’10”). The 2011 USTFCCCA Great Lakes Regional Athlete of the Year also earned Big Ten Outdoor Athlete of the Year accolades the same season and was twice named Big Ten Outdoor Athlete of the Championships (2011, 2013).

Following his Buckeye career, he competed in the long jump in the 2016 Olympic Games as a member of Team USA.

Jeff Logan

Football, 1974-77

Jeff Logan had the challenge of taking over as Ohio State’s starting running back following the graduation of two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin, but cemented his own place in Buckeye history by playing on two Big Ten championship-winning teams and serving as the team’s co-captain in 1977. Logan rushed for 2,026 career yards and scored 11 touchdowns in 35 career games. As a first-year starter in 1976, he totaled 1,248 rushing yards, a figure that ranked fourth in school history at the time and still ranks in the Top 20 on Ohio State’s single-season list today.

The teams he played on went 39-8-1, either won outright or shared four consecutive Big Ten titles and played in two Rose Bowls. As a senior co-captain in 1977, Logan earned First Team All-Big Ten honors. He received CoSIDA First Team Academic All-American accolades as a senior.

Marisa Main

Women’s Volleyball, 2004-06

Marisa Main was named to the AVCA All-America Second Team in all three seasons with the Buckeyes (2004, 2005, 2006) and to the ASICS/Volleyball Magazine All-American Second Team twice (2005, 2006). She was a three-time AVCA First Team All-Region selection and also was named First Team All-Big Ten three times.

She remains in the Top 10 in three career categories, including third in assists (4,655), despite playing only three seasons. Main holds the record for most assists in a season in program history, totaling 1,785 in 2004, and ranks second in program history in assists/set (14.88) that season. Main ranks second in program history in assists in a single match as she totaled 86 assists against Tennessee Dec. 10, 2004. She also received an AVCA National Player of the Week nod Oct. 24, 2005.

Braxton Miller

Football, 2011-15

One of the most electrifying players in school history — whether it was as a quarterback or a wide receiver — Braxton Miller was a Big Ten Conference champion, national champion and major award winner throughout his five-year Ohio State career. His seven major Big Ten awards are the most by a Big Ten player: Chicago Tribune Silver Football (2012, 2013), Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year (2012, 2013), Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year (2012, 2013) and Thompson-Randle-El Freshman of the Year (2011). Miller’s 8,609 yards of total offense rank third in Ohio State history, his 3,314 career rushing yards rank seventh and his 5,292 passing yards is 12th. His 88 touchdowns responsible for (36 rushing/receiving TDs and 52 passing TDs) were a school record and still rank second.

After suffering a shoulder injury that cost him the entire 2014 season, Miller returned and played wide receiver in 2015 where he totaled 601 all-purpose yards and provided the iconic ‘spin move’ touchdown run in the season opener at Virginia Tech. Miller was a two-time team captain who was a member of teams that compiled a 56-11 record from 2011-15 with an undefeated campaign (2012) and the first College Football Playoff national championship (2014).


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