DJ MacDonald and Peter Lyon among multi-event winners
NCAA qualifiers Josh Fleagle and DJ MacDonald highlight the group
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200 medley relay team earns NCAA
Buckeyes dominate with top times, scores in each event
At a glance: Arrived at Ohio State as the third-ranked recruit from the state of Indiana, according to CollegeSwimming.com ... competes in butterfly and backstroke events for the Buckeyes.
As a sophomore (2014): Opened sophomore campaign competing inthe 100 butterfly and 200 butterfly vs. Kenyon ... season best times include: 51.36 (100 backstroke), 1:48.01 (200 backstroke), 48.50 (100 butterfly) and 1:48.01 (200 butterfly) ... recorded personal-best times in both butterfly events ... received Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition.
As a freshman (2013): Began Buckeye career by swimming the 50 backstroke, 100 butterfly and 200 butterfly at a home meet vs. Kenyon and Cleveland State (Oct. 26) ... earned a win in the 100 butterfly on the road at Miami (OH) ... recorded three personal-best times at the Ohio State Invitational: 100 backstroke (50.60), 100 butterfly (49.34) and 200 butterfly (1:50.82) ... earned OSU Scholar-Athlete recognition.
Background: Began competing with the Zionsville Swim Club in 2002 ... also swam at Zionsville High School ... took runner-up at the state meet as a senior in the 100 butterfly ... also recorded a Top 5 performance in the 100 backstroke ... a two-time sectional champion ... picked up All-America and all-state recognition ... named an Academic All-American ... IHSAA Mental Attitude Award Winner ... twin sister Elizabeth swims at Purdue ... plans to major in chemical engineering ... son of Don and Mary Lyon.
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