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.
Bryon Tansel Named Assistant Coach
Matt Bowe Named Associate Head Coach