Kristen Romano
Kristen  Romano

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Long Beach, New York

High School:
Long Beach

Event:
Backstroke, IM

03/17/2018

Buckeyes Finish 13th at NCAA Championships

What a season for the Buckeyes

03/16/2018

Buckeyes Chasing Best Finish in School History at NCAA Championships

Day four begins at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday morning

03/14/2018

800 Free Relay Sets No. 2 Time in School History

800 free relay is made up of three underclassmen

02/17/2018

Buckeyes Finish Third at Big Ten Championships

Liz Li accomplishes rare feat and dominated the Big Ten meet

02/16/2018

Buckeyes Claim Three Titles on Third Day of Big Tens

Day four of Big Ten Championships begin on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. ET

School Records
200 backstroke - 1:52.86

Career Bests

Long Beach High School
Swam at the high school level for six years under coaches John Skudin and Lynn Volosevich … swam for the Long Island Aquatic Club under coaches Dave Ferris and Dominick Boccio … 2017 New York State Swimming and Diving Most Valuable Swimmer … 2017 NCSA Junior National Champion in the 400 individual medley with a time of 4:10.24 … Scholastic All-American … five-time high school All-American … holds three New York state records (200 medley relay, 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly) … 2017 NCSA Junior National Championship High Point Scorer … won back-to-back titles in the 200 backstroke at the 2016 and 2017 Senior Metropolitan Winter Championships.

Personal
Daughter of Brenda and Michael Romano … has one sibling (Gabriel) … majoring in political science … chose Ohio State because it is the best place in the world for her to pursue her goals in and out of the pool … has aspirations of going to law school after graduation …  most memorable swimming moment of her life was becoming an 18 and under national champion in the 200 backstroke.