Kristen Romano
Kristen  Romano


Long Beach, New York

High School:
Long Beach

Backstroke, IM


Buckeyes Finish 13th at NCAA Championships

What a season for the Buckeyes


Buckeyes Chasing Best Finish in School History at NCAA Championships

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


800 Free Relay Sets No. 2 Time in School History

800 free relay is made up of three underclassmen


Buckeyes Finish Third at Big Ten Championships

Liz Li accomplishes rare feat and dominated the Big Ten meet


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.

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.