Buckeyes won eight of nine events on third night
Norris, Clary finish 28th and 29th, respectively, in the 1650 freestyle
Big Ten champion Ashley Vance returns to the pool with eight other Buckeyes at NCAAs
Senior Alex Norris invited for the fourth consecutive year
Williams, Vargo among Buckeyes to achieve NCAA qualifying times
At a glance: Adds depth to the Ohio State sprint freestyle contingent ... qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 50 freestyle.
As a senior (2016): Honorable mention All-American in three events: 200 medley relay, 200 and 400 freestyle relay … First Team All-Big Ten and Big Ten Champion as a member of the 200 freestyle relay … member of the fastest Ohio State relay teams in the 200 and 400 freestyle and medley relays … third-best 50 freestyle time (22.60) and second-fastest 100 freestyle mark (49.09) … posted six first place finishes during her senior campaign … helped set two school records: 200 medley relay (1:37.54) and 200 freestyle relay (1:28.29) … Ohio State Scholar Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten
As a sophomore (2014): Made her first appearance at the NCAA championships, competing as a relay alternate ... individually, held the fastest 50 freestyle time for the Buckeyes, as well as the third-top 100 freestyle mark ... suited up at the Big Ten championships, racing in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle events ... placed 10th overall at Big Tens in the 50 freestyle with a time of 22.76, a personal best ... named an Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
As a freshman (2013): Claimed the second-fastest 50 freestyle time for the Buckeyes (23.03), as well as fifth-fastest in the 100 freestyle (50.32) ... qualified for three events at the Big Ten championships, including the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle ... set personal-best times in the 50 freestyle at Big Tens with a 23.03 and 100 freestyle in 50.32 ... gained experience over the summer competing at the Oxford, Ohio stop of the 2013 Speedo Champions Series.
Background: Served as a team captain at Lake Orion High School under head coach Darin Abbasse ... a two-time All-American honoree ... holds the Division I state record in the 100 freestyle ... placed first at the state championships in multiple events ... ranked as the fifth best recruit hailing from the state of Michigan by CollegeSwimming.com ... away from the pool, enjoys skiing, snowboarding and playing the piano ... lists competing at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials as her greatest sports thrill to date ... daughter of Terri and John Jongekrijg ... has two siblings, Taylor and Adam.
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