Top senior student-athletes honored with postgraduate scholarships
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
The men's swimming and diving team led the way with 28 honorees
January 22 - 28, 2013
Ohio State honored its nine seniors Saturday
At a glance: Andrew is entering his fourth season with the Buckeyes ... adds depth for the Buckeyes in the backstroke events ... earned his second Varsity O letter last year as a junior ... named a three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
As a junior (2012): Saw an increased role throughout the season; developed into a pivotal part of the backstroke contingent ... dropped a personal best time in the 100 backstroke at the Ohio State Invitational (48.13) ... also recorded a personal best in the 200 backstroke at the Ohio State Invitational (1:48.31) ... ranked fourth on the Buckeye depth chart in the 100 backstroke and seventh in the 200m backstroke.
Background: Andrew is a five-time All-American and a three-time Scholastic All-American at Turpin H.S. ... a member of the Turpin team that won four consecutive Fort Ancient Valley Conference titles ... was a captain his senior year ... father, Benson, swam for Eastern Kentucky ... a product of the Ohio State Swim Club ... plans to major in math.
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