Group includes six NCAA qualifiers
The Scarlet and Gray will suit up this week for the national championships in Austin, Texas
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Buckeyes dominate with top times, scores in each event
Ohio State jumps into the Top 5 in the latest CSCAA national rankings
At a glance: Specializes in the breaststroke ... shared the Mike Cochran Award for the most promising freshman with teammate Steven Zimmerman ... qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 100 breaststroke.
As a junior (2014):Qualified for the Big Ten championships, swimming in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley events ... earned personal-best times in the 50 freestyle (20.85) and 100 butterfly (49.67) at the Ohio State Winter Invite ... recorded the Buckeyes' second-fastest time in the 100 breaststroke (54.06) and sixth-fastest time in the 200 breaststroke (2:00.31) ... earned Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors.
As a sophomore (2013): Received honorable mention All-America recognition for his role in the 400 medley relay and 200 medley relay at the NCAA championships ... qualified for three individual events at the Big Ten championships, including the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley ... was part of the 200 medley relay contingent who broke the OSU record with a time of 1:24.79 at Big Tens ... ranks first on the Ohio State depth chart in the 100 breaststroke ... recorded five individual wins over the course of the season, including one in the 100 breaststroke vs. No. 13 Tennesse ... received Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition.
As a freshman (2012): Earned honorable mention All-America status as a part of the 400 medley relay and 200 medley relay ... was a part of the 200 medley relay, which finished third at the Big Ten championships ... tallied four individual first-place finishes as a freshman ... at the Ohio Invitational he won the 100 breaststroke in a time of 53.95; his fastest career time in the event ... also set a personal-best at the meet in the 200 breaststroke (1:59.06) ... ranked as the top breaststroke performer for the Buckeyes ... academically, was named a CSCAA All-American and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Background: Keanu was the swimmer of the year in the state of Indiana his senior year while attending Castle High School ... was a ten-time All-American, swimming the breaststroke, freestyle and individual medley ... a state champion in the 100 breaststroke in 2011.
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