DJ MacDonald and Peter Lyon among multi-event winners
NCAA qualifiers Josh Fleagle and DJ MacDonald highlight the group
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: Competes primarily inbreaststroke and individual medley events for the Buckeyes ... named to theU.S. National Team in Summer 2014 after qualifying at the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships ... qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 100 breaststroke.
As a senior (2016): Honorable mention All-American in the 200 breaststroke (1:54.62), the 13th Buckeye swimmer to earn that honor in at least three separate seasons … finished in the top-five at the Big Ten Championships in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke … CSCAA Scholar All-American … placed first or second in every breaststroke event during the regular season … top-four in school history in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke … qualified for 2016 Olympic Trials
As a sophomore (2014): Fueled Ohio State's school record-setting 400 medley relay contingent at the 2014 Big Ten Championships (3:06.63) ... took runner-up in the 400 medley relay, eighth in the 200 breaststroke and 11th in the 100 breaststroke at Big Tens ... qualified for the NCAA championships with the 400 medley relay ... recorded Ohio State's fastest times of the season in the 100 breaststroke (53.43) and 200 breaststroke (1:56.98) ... earned Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors.
As a freshman (2013): Earned a trip to the 2013 Big Ten Championships, competing in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley ... dropped personal-best times in each of his events at Big Tens, including a 54.26 in the 100 breaststroke, 1:58.08 in the 200 breaststroke and 1:50.90 in the 200 individual medley ... ranked in among Ohio State's Top 3 performers in the 100 and 200 breaststroke events ... picked up three individual wins on the season, including one in the home opener vs. Kenyon and Cleveland State ... received OSU Scholar-Athlete recognition.
Background: Earned All-America and Academic All-Americastatus as a junior and senior at St. Francis de Sales ... team finished as the state runner-up in 2010 and 2011 ... lists winninga state championship in 200 medley relay as a junior as his greatest sports thrill to date ... also lettered in water polo ... enjoys playing basketball and soccer ... plans to major in business ... son of Dan and Dianna MacDonald ... has a sister, Liz.
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