Vargo sets school record, Vance named First Team All-Big Ten
Kristyn Fulcher sets school record in 400 individual medley
Ashley Vance sets school mark in the 200 individual medley, wins B1G title
Buckeyes among the five-fastest in five events entering the conference championships
Buckeyes primed for their three road meet in as many weeks
At a glance: A backstroke and individual medley specialist for the Buckeyes ... qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 400 individual medley and 200 backstroke.
As a junior (2013): Held the fastest 400 individual medley time for the Buckeyes (4:15.32) ... dropped a personal-best time of 1:57.88 in the 200 backstroke at the 2013 Big Ten Championships ... competed in three individual eventsat the conference showcase - 200 backstroke, 200 individual medley and 400 individual medley ... earned a time of 56.00 in the 100 backstroke and 4:51.72 in the 500 freestyle at the Ohio State Last Chance Meet, both personal bests.
As a sophomore (2012): Ranked second on the Buckeye deph chart in the 400 individual medley with a time of 4:15.00 ... dropped fastest career 200 backstroke time at the Big Ten championships (1:58.48) ... also recorded personal bests at Big Tens in the 200 and 400 individual medley events at Big Tens in 2:01.32 and 4:15.00, respectively ... picked up Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition.
As a freshman (2011):Had the third best 400 individual medley time on the team (4:17.46) ... earned her first Varsity 0 letter ... named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Background:Kristyn attended Upper Arlington High School ...a 10-time high school All-American...captain of her high school team her senior year...placed second in the 100 backstroke and third in the 200 IM at the state meet her senior year...a state record-holder as part of the 200 free relay and 400 free relay...a member of the winning 200 medley relay her senior year...also played water polo four years and was a two-time all-state water polo player...Kristyn is the daughter of Bill and Pat Fulcher...named an Academic All-American... currently undecided on a major...enjoys spending time with her family, cat, and friends, watching other sports, listening to music, being in the sun, and shopping.
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