Men's Swimming

Brent Hitchhock

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springfield, Ohio

High School:
Springfield Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
DFR

Brent Hitchhock

10/26/2011

Swim Season Begins Friday

Buckeyes host Kenyon

10/26/2011

Swim Season Begins Friday

Buckeyes host Kenyon

Ohio State Overview: After transferring from USC in 2009 Brent has become a staple in the distance freestyle events for the Buckeyes ... owns Top 3 times in Ohio State history in three events, the 500 freestyle (4:19.66; second), 1000 freestyle (9:02.96; second) and 1,650 free (14:59.40; second) ... held the school mark in the 1,000 for a time, swimming a 9:05.97 time in 2009 ... his junior year consisted of a ninth place finish in the 500 freestyle at Big Ten Championships along with an eighth place finish in the 1650 freestyle ... also competed in the IM with a tenth place finish in the 400 individual medley ... in his sophomore year and in his first Big Ten Conference championships, Brent was fourth in the 1,650 freestyle and ninth in the 500 free ... earned NCAA honorable mention All-America status by placing 15 in the 1,650 free at the 2010 NCAA championships ... has competed nationally at the 2008 Olympic Trials, the 2009 U.S. National Championships and at the 2010 Conoco-Phillips U.S. National Championships in Irvine, Calif. ... Brent is a fine student ... he is majoring in molecular genetics and is a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Background: Attended Springfield Catholic H.S. ... NCSA Junior National record holder ... state champion in 500 freestyle ... member of Pre-Med Club and Molecular Genetics Club ... plans to attend medical school.

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