NCAA qualifiers Josh Fleagle and DJ MacDonald highlight the group
Buckeyes return to action in two weeks for annual Ohio State Invitational
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
Ohio State claims victories at No. 13 Tennessee, against Miami in Columbus Friday
At a glance: A legacy swimmer at Ohio State as his father, Jim, swam for the Buckeyes ... specializes in freestyle events.
As a sophomore (2014): Posted personal-best times in four events - 100 freestyle (46.66), 200 freestyle (1:40.41), 500 freestyle (4:31.48) and 1650 freestyle (15:55.51) at the Ohio State Invitational ... received Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete accolades.
As a freshman (2013): Kicked off Buckeye career by swimming the 200 freestyle at a home meet vs. Kenyon and Cleveland State (Oct. 26) ... placed in the Top 3 in the 200 freestyle on the road at Miami (OH) ... earned OSU Scholar-Athlete recognition.
Background: Captained the swim team at Worthington Kilbourne ... led the group to an OCC championship as well as a runner-up spot in the district ... named the team's most valuable player ... received all-state and All-OCC accolades ... finished 12th in the state in the 200 freestyle and 15th in the 100 freestyle ... also played lacrosse and water polo ... won a state championship and finished runner-up twice in lacrosse under the direction of Ohio State alum Drew May ... describes a last second, game-winning goal in water polo against Mason as one of his greatest sports thrills ... would like to one day be a physical trainer or swim coach ... both parents were student-athletes at Ohio State - Dad was a swimmer, while Mom played tennis ... siblings Kendal and Mackenzie both attended Ohio State as well.
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