Group includes six NCAA qualifiers
Most of any swimming/diving team in the Big Ten
Ohio State takes first place in seven of eight events on Saturday
McDonald sets school record in 200 backstroke
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
At a glance: Dmitry competes primarily in breaststroke and individual medley events for the Buckeyes... qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 200 breaststroke.
As a junior (2014): Represented the Buckeyes in the 200 individual medley, 400 individual medley and 200 breaststroke at the Big Ten championships ... posted a personal best time of 1:47.10 at Big Tens in the 200 individual medley ... recorded one of thetop-five fastest times for the Buckeyes in three events - 200 breaststroke (1:58.58), 200 individual medley (1:47.10) and 400 individual medley (3:47.81) ... regarded as an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten member.
As a sophomore (2013): Competed in the 100 and 200 breaststroke at a home dual meet vs. Wright State ... earned Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition.
As a freshman (2012): Opened collegiate career swimming three events at a meet vs. Kenyon: 100 breaststroke; 200 breaststroke; 200 individual medley ... set three personal-best times at the Ohio State Invitational: 100 breaststroke (57.91); 200 breaststroke (2:01.66); 200 individual medley (1:51.01) ... recorded the fifth fastest time for the Buckeyes in the 200 breaststroke ... named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Background: Dmitry attended Olentangy Liberty High School in Powell, Ohio ... was named the team's most valuable swimmer from 2008-2011 ... named a 2010-2011 scholar-athlete ... swam for the Dynamo Swim team from 2007-2011.
26 Buckeyes Named Academic All-Big Ten