Katie Antal
Katie  Antal

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Slippery Rock, Pa.

High School:
Slippery Rock

Event:
Breaststroke

As a junior (2017): Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar Athlete … competed at Big Ten Championships for the third time in her career, swimming in three events (50 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke) … had season-best times in all three of those events at Big Tens; 23.91 in the 50 free, 1:02.11 in the 100 breast and 2:16.72 in the 200 breast … swam mainly breaststroke events for the Buckeyes in 2016-17, competing in the 100 and 200 yard varieties in eight meets this season … finished a season-best third place on three separate occasions: 100 breaststroke against Kenyon, 100 breaststroke against Cleveland State, and 100 breaststroke against Toledo

As a sophomore (2016): 
Swam at the 2016 Big Ten Championships in the 50 freestyle, 100 and 200 breaststroke … placed 16th in both breaststroke events: 1:01.74 in the 100 and 2:14.81 in the 200, both of which were personal bests … placed first in three events during the season, all of which were breaststroke events … third-fastest 200 breaststroke time for a Buckeye this season and fourth-fastest in the 100 breast

As a freshman (2015): Made her collegiate debut against Miami (OH) on Oct. 23, swimming in two events: the 100 and 200 breaststroke … swam primarily breaststroke as a freshman … competed at Big Ten Championships in the 100 and 200 breaststroke

Background:
Swam at Slippery Rock High School under the guidance of head coach Cindy Johnston ... also played volleyball for the Rockets ... the daughter of Jennifer Antal ... has three siblings - Michael, Abbie and Josh.