Record number of athletes honored, including 16 with 4.0 grade-point averages for the year
Buckeyes won eight of nine events on third night
Ohio State swimmers win 10 events, set six meet records
Big Ten champion Ashley Vance returns to the pool with eight other Buckeyes at NCAAs
Vargo sets school record, Vance named First Team All-Big Ten
As a junior (2015-16): Qualified for the 2016 NCAA Championships for the first time, swimming in the 100 and 200 breaststroke … swam at the 2016 Big Ten Championships in three events: 100 and 200 breaststroke and 200 butterfly … placed 10th in the 100 breast (1:01.25) … Ohio State’s fastest 200 butterfly in 2016 (1:58.51) … named CollegeSwimming.com’s Swimmer of the Week after her performances against Cleveland State, Miami (OH), and Eastern Michigan in which she placed first or second in six of her seven events that weekend …. 12 event wins as a junior … Ohio State Scholar Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten
As a sophomore (2014-15): Qualified for her second straight Big Ten Championships, where she competed in the 200 IM, 100 Breaststroke, and the 200 breaststroke... Finished the season with seven top-10 times on the team, including the fastest time in the 200 Butterfly (1:59.51) which she set at USA Swimming Nationals.
As a freshman (2013-14): Qualified for the 2014 Big Ten Championships, competing in the 200 butterfly, 100 breaststroke and 200 individual medley ... recorded a personal best in the 50 freestyle against Ohio University (25.76) ... also dropped a personal best in the 100 breaststroke at the Ohio State Invitational, finishing with a time of 1:02.87 ... received Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition.
Prior to Ohio State:2012 Olympic Trials Qualifier in 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 butterfly ... 2011 Scholastic All-American ... coached by Jerry Adams at Schenectady-Saratoga Swim Club ... ranked fifth in New York by CollegeSwimming.com.