Class of 2014 made an impact in, out of the pool
511 Ohio State Scholar-Athletes recognized
Most of any swimming/diving team in the Big Ten
The Scarlet and Gray will suit up this week for the national championships in Austin, Texas
Follow along with @OhioState_MSwim as Coach Dave Rollins live tweets from the 2014 Big Ten Championships
At a glance: Transferred to Ohio State after spending his freshman season at the University of California in Santa Barbara ... specializes in distance freestyle events.
As a sophomore (2013): Began career as a Buckeye at a home meet vs. Denison (Nov. 2) ... ranked among the team's Top 10 competitors in the 500 freestyle, 1000 freestyle and 1650 freestyle events ... received Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition.
As a freshman (2012): Opened collegiate career with the UCSB Gauchos ... competed at the Pacific-10 championships in the 1650 freestyle, 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle events.
Background: Ian was a three-time all-state swimmer and three-time team captain at Mansfield High School ... qualified for the state championships in 2011 ... also competed for the Mansfield Aquatic Club ... academically, he was a member of National Honor and earned Academic All-America recognition ... hopes to one day attend law school, specializing in business litigation ... enjoys traveling, music and movies ... reaching his first Junior Nationals cut remains his greatest sports thrill ... has four younger siblings - Jake, Shannon, Colin and Brooke ... parents are David Betts and Shawn McKinley.
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