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Ohio State jumps into the Top 5 in the latest CSCAA national rankings
Buckeyes return for a pair of duals against quality Big 12, Big Ten foes
Buckeyes back after jumping two spots in the CSCAA national rankings
McDonald sets school record in 200 backstroke
At a glance:Specializes in breaststroke events for the Buckeyes ... qualified for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 100 and 200 breaststroke.
As a junior (2013): Earned a trip to the Big Ten championships, competing in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley ... recorded two personal-best times at Big Tens - 200 breaststroke (1:58.06) and 200 individual medley (1:50.56) ... dropped a personal-best time of 54.25 in the 100 breaststroke at the Ohio State Invitational ... held the team's second-fastest time in the 100 and 200 breaststroke ... recognized as an Academic All-Big Ten honoree and OSU Scholar-Athlete.
As a sophomore (2012): Held the team's fifth-fastest time in the 100 breaststroke, as well as the seventh-fastest in the 200 breaststroke ... dropped a personal-best 100 breaststroke time of 55.80 at the Ohio State Invitational ... earned Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition.
As a freshman (2011): Opened Buckeye career at a home meet vs. Kenyon (Oct. 30) ... saw action in seven meets during the season, including the Big Ten championships ... qualified for Big Tens in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley.
Background: Dak (his nickname) broke two Wisconsin state records in 2009 ... a member of the 2009 Junior National Team.