Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
At a glance: Arrived at Ohio State before the 2012-13 season after spending two seasons at Texas A&M ... specializes in freestyle events.
As a junior (2013): Earned the fifth spot on the Buckeye depth chart in the 50 freestyle with a time of 23.21 ... competed at the 2013 Big Ten Championships in three events - 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle ... set a personal-best time in the 50 freestyle at Big Tens (23.03), as well as the 200 freestyle (1:50.32) ... also recorded top career times in the 500 freestyle (5:16.04), 200 backstroke (2:10.69) and 100 backstroke (58.04) over the course of the season.
As a sophomore (2011): Redshirted for the season at Texas A&M.
As a freshman (2010): Competed for the Aggies in a total of four events at the Big 12 Championships ... posted two NCAA "B" cut times over the course of the season: one at the UH Cougar Invitational in the 200 freestyle and another in the 500 freestyle at the Big 12 championship meet.
Background: Attended St. Agnes Academy in Houston, Texas ... helped lead the school's swim team to the TAPPS state team title as a senior ... recorded TAPPS state meet records in the 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle ... also swam on St. Agnes' TAPPS record-setting 200 freestyle relay ... owns school records in the 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle and 100 backstroke ... competed at the U.S. Open and the Junior Nationals in Federal Way, Wash. ... daughter of Andruis and Tamara Kontrimas.
Bryon Tansel Named Assistant Coach