Men's Swimming

Class of 2014: Meet the Seniors

The Class of 2014
The Class of 2014

June 4, 2014

Ian Betts
Mansfield, Texas
Major: Political Science

  • A distance freestyler for the Buckeyes
  • Ranked among the team's top 10 competitors in the 1000 freestyle and 1650 freestyle last year after transferring to Ohio State from the University of California - Santa Barbara
  • Swam a season-best time of 15:35.98 in the 1650 freestyle at the Ohio State Winter Invite (Feb. 8)
  • Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar Athlete selection
  • Has been accepted and will be attending Law school in the fall
  • Recipient of the Pierce Phoenix Award, given to a student-athlete who has excelled in academics, athletics and personal growth attained through perseverance and hard work

Ryan Bubb
Lincoln, Neb.
Major: Art and Technology

  • Qualifier for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 200 butterfly
  • Season-best time of 47.24 in the 100 butterfly at the Ohio State Invitational and 1:45.99 in the 200 butterfly at the Big Ten Championships
  • 20.34 time of 20.34 in the 50 freestyle, fifth fastest mark on the team
  • 10th in the 200 butterfly at the 2014 Big Ten Championships (1:45.99)
  • Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete honoree
  • Big Ten finalist as a junior and competed in the 200 butterfly
  • Art and Technology major in the College of Arts and Sciences

Michael Gallagher
Sandusky, Ohio
Major: Biology

  • An excellent IM and backstroke swimmer
  • Tallied three wins during his junior season, including two in a dual meet against Miami University
  • 2013-14 season best times: 100 backstroke (48.64 vs. Michigan); 200 backstroke (1:45.75 vs. Michigan); 200 IM (1:49.77 at OSU Invitational); 400 IM (3:59.79 at OSU Invitational)
  • Four-time OSU Scholar-Athlete and three-time Academic All-Big Ten
  • Will be attending medical school in the Fall

 

 

Alex Miller
Cincinnati, Ohio
Major: Chemical Engineering

  • A leader of the Buckeye distance freestyle contingent
  • Represented Ohio State at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 400 and 1500 freestyle events
  • Two-time NCAA qualifier who competed in three individual events at the Championships as a junior
  • Had the Buckeyes' top times in both the 1000 free (9:09.36) and 1650 free (15:08.72) during the 2013-14 season
  • 12th in the 1650 free at the Big Ten Championships (15:15.47)
  • Won 12 individual races over the course of his junior season
  • CSCAA Academic All-American, Academic All-Big and OSU Scholar-Athlete
     

Tim Phillips
Vienna, West Virginia
Major: Agribusiness and Applied Economics

  • All-America swimmer who set a Big Ten record with a time of 45.10 in the 100 butterfly at the NCAA Championships to place third
  • First Team All-Big Ten
  • Took eighth-place at the 2013 NCAA Championships in the 100 butterfly
  • 2014 Big Ten Champion in the 100 butterfly (45.62)
  • Represented Ohio State at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trails and made the finals in the 100 butterfly placing 6th
  • Holds six school records, five relay and one individual
  • Member of the American record-setting 200 medley relay
  • Second team All-Big Ten at the 2013 conference championship meet
  • Helped the Buckeyes to their first Big Ten Conference title in 54 years as a freshman by  scoring points in six events

David Stone
Birnamwood, Wisc.
Major: Welding Engineering

  • Breaststroke specialist for the Buckeyes
  • Qualifier for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trails in the 100 and 200 breaststroke
  • Competed in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley at the 2013 and 2014 Big Ten Championships
  • Recorded two personal best times at the 2013 Big Ten meet - 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley
  • Had a season-best time of 54.15 in the 100 breaststroke at the OSU Invitational and 1:57.59 in the 200 breaststroke at the 2014 Big Ten Championships
  • Three-time Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar Athlete

Garrett Trebilcock
Canfield, Ohio
Major: Finance

  • Competitor in fly, back and IM events for the Scarlet and Gray
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Trails qualifier in the 100 butterfly
  • School-record holder in the 100 backstroke (45.92), set at the Georgia Tech Last Chance Meet
  • 2014 NCAA qualifier in the 100 backstroke and 200 IM
  • Three-time Big Ten championships qualifier who placed sixth at the 2014 Big Ten's meet in the 100 butterfly and ninth in the 200 butterfly
  • Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar Athlete honoree
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