Group includes six NCAA qualifiers
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
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Ohio State jumps into the Top 5 in the latest CSCAA national rankings
At a glance: Has developed into one of the Buckeyes' fastestin butterfly and individual medley events ... currently holds school records in the 200 butterfly and 400 individual medley.
As a junior (2014):Qualified for the NCAA championships in the 400 individual medley, placing 29th (3:47.72), and the 200 butterfly, claiming 29th (1:45.03) ... set an Ohio State record in the 400 individual medley at the Big Ten championships with a time of 3:44.98 ... clocked a season-best mark of 1:44.79 in the 200 butterfly at Big Tens for seventh ... received Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition.
As a sophomore (2013): Competed in three events at the 2013 NCAA Championships, including the 200 butterfly, 200 individual medley and 400 individual medley ... finished the 200 butterfly at NCAAs in ninth-place in an OSU school record-breaking time of 1:43.54 ... also at NCAAs, placed 14th in 400 individual medley to earn his second honorable mention All-America accolade of the meet ... touched fifth in the 200 butterfly (1:43.93) at the Big Ten championships, as well as sixth in the 400 individual medley (3:45.17) ... picked up four wins on the season, including one in the 200 butterfly during the opening meet of the season vs. Cleveland State and Kenyon ... ranked as Ohio State's top performer in the 200 butterfly, 200 individual medley and 400 individual medley ... academically, earned OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten recognition.
As a freshman (2012): Qualified for the consolation final in two events - 200 and 400 individual medley - at the Big Ten championships ... finished first six times over the course of the season ... recorded one of the Scarlet and Gray's top three times in three individual events: 200 butterfly (1:45.17); 200 individual medley (1:47.04); 400 individual medley (3:50.57) ...one of six freshmen swimmers to travel make the OSU traveling team.
Background:Tamas attended Oil Ferene primary and secondary school ... a native of Hungary, Tamas will focus primarily on butterfly, breaststroke and individual medley at Ohio State.
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