Women's Swimming

Megan Detro

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Position:
Freestyle

Megan Detro

03/28/2013

Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner

03/27/2013

Ohio State Places 75 Student-Athletes on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

The men's swimming and diving team led the way with 28 honorees

02/24/2013

Shannon Draves Defends Big Ten Title in 200 Butterfly

Buckeyes finish in Top 4 at Big Ten championships for third-consecutive season

02/23/2013

Records Fall as Buckeyes Move into Fourth Place at Big Tens

Ohio State drops two school-records in two separate events - 400 medley relay and 100 butterfly.

02/21/2013

Buckeyes Remain in Top 5 At Big Tens After Day Two

Junior Alex Norris drops personal best time in 500 freestyle (4:41.30) for fourth.

At a glance: Megan has totaled a team high 34 career individual wins thus far in her Buckeye career ... captured a 2011 Big Ten title in the 100 freestyle in an Ohio State varsity record time of 48.48 ... also holds an individual school record in the 50 freestyle (22.33) ... competed at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle ... qualified for her first NCAA championship meet in 2011, competing in three events: 50 freestyle; 100 freestyle; 200 freestyle ... named one of five team co-captains for the 2011 season ... had a profound impact on the team as a freshman, finishing the season with two varsity records.

As a junior (2012): Captured nine individual wins in her third season with the Buckeyes ... recognized as the Big Ten's performer of the week after having a hand in six first-place finishes at the Pitt Invitational: 50 freestyle; 100 freestyle; 200 medley relay; 400 freestyle relay; 200 freestyle relay ... placed third in the 100m freestyle at the Big Ten championships as well as sixth in the 50 freestyle ... picked up second team All-Big Ten honors ... competed individually at the NCAA championships in the 100 freestyle ... also was part of two relays at NCAAs, including the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay ... earned honorable mention All-America status for her performance in the 200 medley relay ... currently part of four Ohio State varsity record-holding relays ... named Academic All-Big Ten and an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

As a sophomore (2011): Recorded wins in the 50 free (3), 100 free (7), 200 free (3) and 200 IM (2) during the season ... had a team-high 15 wins in individual events ... earned three NCAA honorable mention All-American honors with a 17th-place showing in the 50 free (22.33), 10th-place in the 800 freestyle relay (6:55.40) and 14th-place in the 400 freestyle relay (3:17.50) ... helped lead the Scarlet and Gray to a third-place finish at the Big Ten championships with her win in the 100 free (48.48) ... also a finalist in the 50 free (3rd) and the 200 free (5th) at Big Tens ... swam on four relays at Big Tens, including runner-up 400 and 800 free relays ... each of those relays (400 and 800 free) qualified for NCAAs with 12th- and seventh-fastest times in the country ... named the team's "hardest worker" for the second consecutive year at the end of the season awards banquet.

As a freshman (2010): In addition to setting numerous school records, Megan was a finalist at the Big Ten championships in both sprint freestyle events, finishing fifth in the 50 and sixth in the 100 ... anchored two Top 5 relays at the Big Ten championships (400 medley and 800 free) ... won nine races in dual meets and coaches named her "hardest worker" on the team at the end of the season.

Background: Megan attended Carmel High School and specializes in sprint freestyle ... former captain and 11-time All-American ... high school national record holder in the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay ... four-time team state champions that extended Carmel's streak to 23 consecutive state titles from 1986-2009 ... 50 meter free state champion ... member of National Honor Society and National French Honor Society ... daughter of Bill and Deb Detro ... has three sisters, Rebecca, Sarah and Rachel.

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