At a glance: Specializes in distance freestyle events for the Buckeyes.
As a sophomore (2012): Kicked off the season swimming the 500m and 1000m freestyle vs. Kenyon ... had an outstanding meet at the Ohio State Invitational ... dropped four career best times: 200m freestyle (1:40.61); 400m individual medley (3:57.33); 500m freestyle (4:26.78); 1650m freestyle (15:09.31) ... currently holds the team's third fastest time in the 1650m freestyle (15:09.31) and sixth fastest in the 500m freestyle (4:26.78).
As a freshman (2011): Competed in three events at the Big Ten championships: 1650m freestyle, 400m individual medley and 500m freestyle ... set a career best time in the 100m butterfly at a home meet vs. Kenyon (54.16).
Background: Ty was a three-time All-American and the 2009 Greater Western Ohio Conference Swimmer of the Year while competing for Centerville H.S. ... runner-up at Ohio H.S. state meet in 2010 and a two-time district champion ... voted captain senior year ... a two-time high school All-American who has won two 1,500-meter age-group championships at the YMCA long course nationals ... also won the 400m and 800m freestyle events at the 2009 YMCA nationals, setting a national record in the 800m in the process (8:25.05).