Group includes six NCAA qualifiers
Most of any swimming/diving team in the Big Ten
Buckeyes dominate with top times, scores in each event
Buckeyes return to action in two weeks for annual Ohio State Invitational
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
At a glance: Primarily competes in distance freestyle events for the Buckeyes.
As a junior (2014): Posted top-10 team times in the 500 freestyle (4:29.03), 1000 freestyle (9:28.95) and 1650 freestyle (15:50.01) ... claimed first in the 1000 freestyle in a dual-meet vs. Wright State ... earned Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete recognition.
As a sophomore (2013): Recorded a win vs. Cincinnati in the 500 freestyle (4:42.29) ... held the team's fifth-fastest time in the 1000 freestyle (9:44.11) ... competed in 10 meets, including both invitationals hosted by the Buckeyes ... received Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete recognition.
As a freshman (2012): Set a personal-best time in the 1650 freestyle at the Ohio State Winter Invite with a time of 15:53.39 ... swam in four events at the Winter Invite, including the 1650 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 500 freestyle ... academically, was named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Background: Alex attended Centerville High School ... was a captain and elected the most valuable swimmer ... also competed for the Dayton Raiders club team ... a scholar-athlete and Academic All-American ... plans on majoring in business at Ohio State.
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