March 19 - 25, 2013
Joe Totts crowned national individual champion in standard pistol
Buckeyes qualified for all five team events and qualified six for individual events.
February 26 - March 4, 2013
Six Buckeyes end competition having placed in the top 10
2012-13 (Senior Season): Earned a season-high 549 in air pistol at the Winter Open (Jan. 25-26) ...earned a first-place finish in the free pistol 30-shot match at the same event with a score of 261...finished in first place in the free pistol event at Midwest Collegiate Pistol Sectionals (Feb. 1-2) with a score of 529...earned a season-high 527 in open standard at the Buckeye Corral (Nov. 17) ...finished eighth in free pistol and sixth in air pistol at the finals of the National Intercollegiate Pistol Championships (March 17) ...earned All-America honors.
2011-12 (Junior Season): Earned a season-high 501 in free pistol and a season-high 548 in air pistol at the National Collegiate Sectionals ... tallied a season-high 477 in standard pistol at the National Collegiate Championships ...
2011 OSU Indoor Track (Sophomore Season): Fifth place in the 600m at the Buckeye Classic ...sixth in the 400m at "The Dual".
2010 OSU Outdoor Track (Freshman Season): Competed in the 400m at "The Dual," finishing eighth overall in 52.39.
2010 OSU Indoor Track (Freshman Season): Ran a PR of 51.60 in the 400m at the Akron Invitational, finishing 17th ... posted top 10 400m finishes at both the Buckeye Tune-up and Buckeye Classic.
Prior to Ohio State: Member of the Dublin Scioto football, basketball and track and field teams ...competed primarily in the 4x100m, 4x200m and 4x400m ... also ran individually in the 300m hurdles ... played at wide receiver on the football team ... team captain in both football and track.
Personal: Son of Daniel and Linda DePaso ... enjoys shooting, running and playing football ... plans to coach and/or teach upon completion of undergraduate studies ... lists greatest sports thrill as shooting in all three events at nationals during his first year on the team ... decided to join the pistol team due to it being a great skill to acquire and master.
Buckeye Spotlight - Liz Buerling, Pistol