March 26 - April 1, 2013
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.
Buckeyes send one of largest groups in program history to NCAAs
At a glance: Earned the Mike Cochran Award, given to the team's most promising freshman, at the season ending awards banquet (2012) ... specializes in backstroke and individual medley events for the Buckeyes.
As a freshman (2012): Competed at the 2012 Big Ten Championships in three events: 200 backstroke, 400 backstroke and 200 individual medley ... posted three personal best times - 50 backstroke (22.65), 200 individual medley (1:47.36) and 400 individual medley (3:49.78) - at the Ohio State Invitational ... captured first win as a Buckeye in the 200 backstroke vs. Miami ... ranked third on the team in the 200 backstroke and 200 individual medley, as well as second in the 400 individual medley ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition.
Background: Steven attended Little Miami High School in Morrow, Ohio ... was a four-time state champion (200 IM and 100 backstroke, junior and senior year) ... two-time "performance of the state meet" winner (junior and senior year) swam for the Countryside YMCA Torpedoes club team ... will major in exercise science at Ohio State.