Austin Kingsley
Austin  Kingsley

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Sterling Heights, Mich.

High School:
Adlai E. Stevenson

Event:
BR/IM

Career Bests

Prior to Ohio State
Swam for the Utica Shelby Swim Club under the direction of Erica Thomas from 2006-17 … attended Adlai E. Stevenson High School … captured a pair of gold medals at the 2014 Speedo Champions Series LCM in the 100 L breaststroke (1:14.15) and 200 L individual medley (2:20.67) … placed second in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1:56.94 at the 2015 NCSA Junior National Time Trials … garnered gold at the 2016 NCSA Spring Championship Time Trials in the 400 individual medley with a clocking of 4:02.84 … earned a pair of silvers at the 2017 Michigan Olympic Open in the 100-yard breaststroke (58.47) and 200-yard individual medley (1:55.12).

Personal
Son of Christine and John Kingsley … has a younger brother, Ethan … chose Ohio State because it’s an excellent swimming program on the rise and it has a great atmospheric science program … has apsirations of getting his PHD in atmospheric science and become a metrological consultant … his greatest sport thrill was claiming gold in the 200 medley relay at the 2009 Long Course Central Zone Championships.