Ohio State set to host highly competitive field at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion
Virginia Tech, Cleveland State and Denison set to invade McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion
Buckeyes accumulate 20 individual All-America recognitions; were the third-highest finishing Big Ten team.
Tim Phillips and Shane Miszkiel each collect All-America recognition on the second day of NCAA competition.
Upperclassmen Jason Schnur, Zach Birnbrich, Zach Holmes and Tim Phillips drop a varsity record in 200 freestyle relay for ninth-place.
At a glance: An undoubtable leader within the Ohio State diving program, Shane has qualified for two-consecutive NCAA championship meets ... has also won two Big Ten titles thus far during his Buckeye career.
As a junior (2013):Took home a Big Ten title on the three-meter springboard with 467.10 points ... placed second at Big Tens on the one-meter dive with a score of 402.40 ... earned All-America status with a seventh-place finish at the NCAA championships ...recorded 11 wins over the course of the season, including a first-place finish in a dual with No. 13 Tennessee ... received Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete recognition.
As a sophomore (2012): With a second-consecutive appearance at the Big Ten championships, Miszkiel placed first in the one-meter event with a score of 401.75 ... finished third at Big Tens on the two-meter springboard with a point total of 408.90 ... also qualified for his first NCAA championships in the 1-meter, 2-meter and 3-meter events ... received All-America accolades in the 3-meter event with an eighth-place finish (364.55).
As a freshman (2011): Made an immediate impact with the Buckeyes by qualifying for the Big Ten championships in the one-meter and platform dives ... finished third in the one-meter dive and ninth in the platform ... had his best weekend as a Buckeye when he swept the Hawkeye Invitational in all three boards the weekend of Dec. 8.
Background: Shane completed a "golden sweep" of all three boards in the 16-18 age group at the 2010 Speedo [Canadian] Junior Nationals diving competition in July in Winnipeg ... during the meet he successfully defended his three-meter title to earn his third nomination to the world junior team ... he set a Canadian junior record of 526.08 points on one-meter and he completed his trio of wins with a victory on the 10-meter platform ... those wins increased Shane's junior national championship total to 10 ... he was also a provincial champion for six years ... Shane also played rugby as a sophomore and volleyball as a senior at Claremont Secondary School ... he is the son of Marian Miszkiel and the step-son to Roxanne Miszkiel.