Largest contingent of OSU men swimmers ever invade the CenturyLink Center in Omaha next week
Ten members of the men's swimming and diving team were among a university-record 10,642 individuals who received degrees and certificates in graduation ceremonies at Ohio Stadium Sunday
Andrew Elliott wins prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor
Take a look at some championship photos from Big Tens
Schnur, Elliott win titles, four school records set Saturday
Overview: Stephen continued his success last year with the Scarlet and Gray ... competed in his second NCAA championships as a member of the 11th place 800 freestyle relay team and in the 200 and 500 freestyle ... at Big Ten's his 800 freestyle relay team finished second ... as a sophomore he broke out and earned a position on the 800 freestyle relay team and rode the wave all the way to first-team All-America accolades as the relay team finished eighth at the 2010 NCAA championships ... the same relay took second at the Big Ten championships in school record time of 6:23.19 ... Stephen also scored individually at Big Tens, winning the consolation final in the 200 freestyle and, in the process, out-touching two competitors from Ohio State's closest rival ... Stephen had top three times in both the 200 and 500 freestyles in 2010, no small feat when the Buckeyes' middle distance team featured three All-Americans in 2010 ... in summer 2010 Stephen competed at the Conoco-Phillips U.S. National Championships in Irving, Calif., in the 100, 200 and 400 freestyle events ... Stephen is a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete and an Academic All-Big Ten honoree majoring in social and behavioral sciences.
Background: Stephen was a four-year letterwinner at Thomas S. Wootton H.S. ... a second-place finisher at the metropolitan championships ... named to the all-Gazette first team and all-metropolitan second team ... qualified for the Junior Nationals in the 200 freestyle ... likes vintage and classic muscle cars and wood working.