Molly Kowal
Molly  Kowal

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Merchantville, N.J.

High School:
Nazareth Academy

Event:
IM, Freestyle

01/23/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

As a freshman (2017): OSU Scholar Athlete … qualified for NCAA Championships as a freshman and swam in three events: 400 IM, 500 freestyle, and 1650 freestyle … had a great first trip to Big Ten Championships, swimming in the same three events and earning two Top 10 finishes: she finished sixth in the 1650 free and tenth in the 400 IM … her Ohio State debut came in the FGCU Invitational, where she swam in the 200 breaststroke and 200 IM … primarily swam distance freestyle events but also competed regularly in breaststroke and IM events as well

Background
: Four-year letterwinner at Nazareth Academy … All-District honoree all four years of high school and two-time All-State … member of the Jersey Wahoos swim club for 12 years, winning Most Outstanding Swimmer four times and National Swimmer of the Year three times … Olympic Trials qualifier in the 400 IM, which she lists as her greatest sports thrill