DJ MacDonald and Peter Lyon among multi-event winners
NCAA qualifiers Josh Fleagle and DJ MacDonald highlight the group
Most of any swimming/diving team in the Big Ten
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.
Bryon Tansel Named Assistant Coach
Matt Bowe Named Associate Head Coach