Joey Long
Joey  Long


Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Upper Arlington



Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


Big Ten Recognizes 91 Buckeyes as Distinguished Scholars

Record number of athletes honored, including 16 with 4.0 grade-point averages for the year


Class of 2017: Meet the Freshmen

Talented group includes a first team All-Big Ten selection


No. 4 Ohio State Defeats Wright State, 159-106

Buckeyes dominate with top times, scores in each event


No. 9 Ohio State Tops West Virginia, 177-99

Buckeyes take first place in 10 events

As a junior (2016): Had top-four times on the team in four separate freestyle events: 200 (1:36.37, 4th), 500 (4:18.36, 2nd), 1000 (9:22.17, 3rd), and 1650 (15:09.39, 2nd), earning an NCAA B cut in all three NCAA eligible events … swam at the 2016 Big Ten Championships in the 200, 500, and 1650 freestyle, finishing fourth in the latter two events … eight top-three event finishes as a junior, including a win in the dual meet against Miami (OH) … honorable mention CSCAA Scholar All-American … qualified for 2016 Olympic Trials

As a freshman (2014):
Began Buckeye career in a dual vs. Kentucky, swimming the 500 freestyle and 1000 freestyle ... against Cleveland State, Virginia Tech and Denison, clocked a 9:23.73 in the 1000 freestyle, which ranked as the team's third-fastest time for the season ... posted three season-best times at the Ohio State Invitational - 200 freestyle (1:38.23), 500 freestyle (4:26.61) and 1650 freestyle (15:39.79) ... received Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition.

Prior to Ohio State:Coach by Mike Debear as part of the Golden Bears ... high school squad was two-time state runners-up ... three-time Ohio State Champion and one-time runner-up ... 13-time All-American ... captain of the Golden Bears during senior year ... all-State honoree ... held one school record and two pool records in freestyle events ... part of the water polo state championship team ... also a first team all-state and captain during senior year on water polo team ... ranked 8th in the state of Ohio by