NCAA qualifiers Josh Fleagle and DJ MacDonald highlight the group
200 medley relay team earns NCAA
Ohio State claims victories at No. 13 Tennessee, against Miami in Columbus Friday
At a glance: Primarily a sprinter, Alex brings depth to the Buckeyes in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle events.
As a freshman (2013): Opened Buckeye career at a home meet vs. Cleveland State and Kenyon (Oct. 26) ... set personal best times in the 100 freestyle (46.56) and 200 freestyle (1:43.35) at the Ohio State Invitational.
Background: Earned All-America status in the 50 freestyle ... swam at Harrison High School under head coach Mike Brossart ... was the first swimmer from Harrison to compete at the state championships and make it to the finals ...also served as the team's captain ... earned most valuable swimmer recognition all four years ... competed with the Cincinnati Marlins Aquatic Club from 2007-12 ... lists representing his high school at the state championships as his greatest sports thrill ... plans to one day attend medical school ... enjoys playing piano and guitar away from the pool ... son of Mark and Pam Hutchinson ... has a younger sister, Emily.
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