Largest contingent of OSU men swimmers ever invade the CenturyLink Center in Omaha next week
Andrew Elliott wins prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor
Team members were recently recognized for excellence in and out of the water
Buckeyes leave championship with 106 points and 22 All-America honors
Relays, diving add points
Ohio State Overview: A veteran of Big Ten and national battles, Lincoln Fahrbach is poised to take advantage of that experience for a defining senior season ... a Big Ten finalist as a junior in the 50 free and 200 free, he earned NCAA All-America honors for 2011 as part of the Buckeyes' 400 medley relay ... earned honorable mention All-America recognition as part of the 200 free and 400 free relay units ... was selected by his peers to serve as a team captain as a junior ... that honor is in addition to his being a Big Ten champion and an NCAA All-American ... as a sophomore, Lincoln was part of Ohio State's Big Ten championship 200 freestyle relay team that won in a school record time of 1:18.30 ... also swam on third-place 400 free relay that set a school record in 2:54.65 ... a Big Ten finalist in the 50 free (seventh) ... part of honorable mention All-American 400 free relay team that finished 15th at the 2010 NCAA championships ... swam a personal best 19.85 time in the 50 free, an effort that moved him into the Top 5 fastest sprint freestylers in school history ... it is believed to be the first time an Ohio State sophomore has broken the 20 second mark in the 50 free ... competed in August at the 2010 Conoco-Phillips U.S. National Championships and was part of a national-championship winning 800 free relay team and runner-up 400 free relay team at the meet ... an OSU Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten honoree, Lincoln is majoring in business.
Background: Lincoln was a five-time All-American at Fremont Ross and a two-time state runner up in the 50 freestyle ... an eight-time All-Ohio honoree ... a four-time team MVP and holds nine school records ... 2008 Athlete of the Year at Fremont Ross ... a senior captain ... competed at Junior Nationals and the U.S. Open ... son of Wes and Linda Fahrbach ... has one brother, Kurt, and one sister, Micheline ... cousin of former Buckeye wrestler, J.D. Bergman.