Group includes six NCAA qualifiers
Most of any swimming/diving team in the Big Ten
Buckeyes win six races against the top-ranked Wolverines
Buckeyes take first place in 10 events
Buckeyes return to action in two weeks for annual Ohio State Invitational
At a glance: Andrew qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 200 breaststroke ... specializes in breaststroke and individual medley events for the Buckeyes.
As a junior (2014): Captured a win in the 200 breaststroke vs. Michigan with a personal-best time of 1:58.77 ... placed first in the 200 breaststroke against West Virginia (2:02.26) ... qualified for three events - 200 breaststroke, 200 individual medley and 400 individual medley - at the Big Ten championships ... received Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete accolades.
As a sophomore (2013): Opened the season by setting a personal-best time in the 50 breaststroke (28.65) ... also posted three personal-bests at the Ohio State Invitational - 100 breaststroke (57.67), 200 breaststroke (2:01.23) and 200 individual medley (1:49.60) ... ranked fourth on the Buckeye depth chart in the 400 individual medley ... recorded a win at the Ohio State Winter Invite in the 400 individual medley ... earned Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete recognition.
As a freshman (2012): Recorded three personal-best times at the Ohio State Invitational - 100 breaststroke (57.78), 200 breaststroke (2:02.61) and 200 individual medley (1:50.54) ... swam the fifth fastest 400 individual medley time for the team ... notched a personal-best in the 400 individual medley at the Ohio State Winter Invite with a time of 4:11.20 ... named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Background: Andrew was a four-time Kentucky State Champion while attending St. Xavier High School in Louisville, Ky. ... he earned Scholastic All-America recognition in 2009 and 2010 ... swam for the Lakeside Seahawks from 2002-2011 ... he plans to major in biology at Ohio State and eventually attend medical school and earn his M.D.
Ohio State Cruises Past Kentucky, 203-97