Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics
Buckeyes won eight of nine events on third night
Ohio State swimmers win 10 events, set six meet records
Rising sophomore to compete in Maui, Hawaii in August
Norris, Clary finish 28th and 29th, respectively, in the 1650 freestyle
As a Junior (2015-16): Earned All-America honors in three separate events: 400 IM, 500 freestyle, and 1650 freestyle … 2016 Big Ten Champion in both the 400 IM and 1650 freestyle … set new Ohio State records in the 400 IM (4:03.64), 500 freestyle (4:39.09), and 1650 freestyle (15:49.98) … her best times in all three of those events ranked among the nine-fastest in the country in all three events … placed first 18 different times throughout the season … Ohio State Scholar Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten … qualified to compete at the 2016 Olympic Trials
As a Sophomore (2014-15): Honorable mention All-American in the 400 individual medley with her fastest time being 4:08.07... Earned Second Team All-Big Ten honors... set two Ohio State records: one in the 400 IM and another in the 1650 freestyle, for which she earned a time of 16:03.75... competed at the Big Ten championships in the 1650 freestyle, 400 individual medley, and the 500 freestyle, the second consecutive year in which she swam in those events... owned the fastest times on the team in the three previously mentioned events as well as the 1000 freestyle, which she achieved at Michigan on Jan. 24.
As a freshman (2013-14): Suited up at the Big Ten championships, competing individually in the 1650 freestyle, 400 individual medley and 500 freestyle ... also competed at the NCAA championships in the same three events ... was one of two Buckeye rookies to qualify for individual events at NCAAs ... opened collegiate career swimming the 1000 freestyle and 500 freestyle in a dual vs. Kentucky.
Prior to Ohio State: Member of the U.S. Junior National team after strong showing at the 2013 USA Open Water National Championship in the 10km race ... four-time all-league honoree under coach Gwen Ritzau ... league record holder in the 200 individual medley and 500 freestyle (2010-130 ... masters meet swimmer ... high school team won the league championship during senior year ... older brother, Tyler, was a 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist in the backstroke ... younger brother, Lonnie, plays ice hockey for Fairbanks Ice Dogs in junior amateur league.
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