Top senior student-athletes honored with postgraduate scholarships
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
The men's swimming and diving team led the way with 28 honorees
March 19 - 25, 2013
Cousineau becomes OSU's 47th diver to earn All-America status, while Draves picks up honorable mention accolades.
At a glance:Kelsey is a record-setting backstroker for the Buckeyes ... qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke and 100 butterfly ... set the school record in the 100 backstroke as a freshman (54.04), then again in 2011 with a time of 53.21; as junior she dropped the time even lower, finishing in 52.70 ... also part of three school record breaking relays: 200 freestyle relay (1:29.96);200 medley relay (1:37.76); 400 medley relay (3:34.41) ... also competed at the Conoco Phillips U.S. National Championships in Irvine, Calif., in August 2010 ... was one of three Buckeyes in 2011 to achieve a perfect 4.0 GPA.
As a junior (2012): Has tallied seven victories thus far in her Ohio State career, including five as a junior ... set personal best times in three events at the 2012 Big Ten Championships: 50 backstroke (24.03); 100 backstroke (52.70); 100 butterfly (54.11) ... recorded the team's second top 200 backstroke time (1:57.93), as well as the second top 100 butterfly time (54.11) ... earned honorable mention All-America status for her participation in the 200 medley relay ... also qualified for the NCAA championships in the 100 backstroke ... second team All-Big Ten ... academically, earned Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition ... also named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and CSCAA All-American.
As a sophomore (2011):Finished fourth at the Big Ten championships in the 100 backstroke with a school record time of 53.21 ... scored in a total of five events at Big Tens ... also has two wins in 2010-11, both in the 100 backstroke (vs. Ohio and Toledo) ... was a first alternate at the 2011 NCAA championships in the 100 and 200 backstroke ... named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten ... CSCAA Scholar All-American honorable mention.
As a freshman (2010):Kelsey was eighth at the Big Ten championships in the 100 backstroke ... she also led off the school record-setting 200 medley and 400 medley relay teams ... coaches honored her at the end of the season with the team's most improved award.
Background:Kelsey attended Lakewood High School ... former captain, two-time MVP, Most Valuable Freshman and "performance under pressure" award winner ... scholar-athlete, all-conference, three-time school record holder and state finalist ... member of National Honor Society, Honor Roll, Help to Others (H2O) and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ... daughter of Walt and Susan Moran ... she has one sister, Courtney, and two brothers, Alex and Zachary
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