Buckeyes return to action in two weeks for annual Ohio State Invitational
No. 13 Buckeyes travel to Bloomington, Ind., Feb. 27-March 2
Buckeyes welcome four teams to McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion this weekend
Buckeyes will recognize their nine seniors prior to competition vs. Bearcats
At a glance: Adds depth to the Buckeye roster in individual medley, backstroke and butterfly events.
As a freshman (2013): Earned a trip to the 2013 Big Ten Championships in Minneapolis, Minn., competing in the 200 backstroke, 200 individual medley and 400 individual medley ... posted personal-best times in the 200 individual medley (1:48.67) and 400 individual medley (3:52.20) at the conference meet ... ranked third on the Buckeye depth chart in the 400 individual medley and fifth in the 200 individual medley ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition.
Background: A three-time All-Ohio honoree ... finished first at the YMCA Long Course National Championships in the 200 individual medley event (2012) ... earned USA Swimming Scholastic All-America recognition ... recognized as the most valuable swimmer for the Lancaster High School swim team three-consecutive years ... won a total of eight Capital Conference championships ... academically, DePietro was a Lancaster scholar-athlete award winner ... plans to major in molecular genetics and one day attend medical school ... son of James and Jennifer DePietro ... has two siblings, Meghan and Ryan.