Ashley Vance sets school mark in the 200 individual medley, wins B1G title
Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner
The men's swimming and diving team led the way with 28 honorees
Cheyenne Cousineau competes in 1-meter consolation finals
Prelims Saturday begin at 11 a.m. ET in Indianapolis, Ind.
At a glance: Angela is a talented and versatile competitor ... qualified for her first NCAA championships in 2011 ... scored individual event points at the 2010 Big Ten championships as a freshman ... qualified for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the 200 and 400 individual medley events ... competed at the ConocoPhillips U.S. National Championships in Irvine, Calif., in August 2010 ... Angela is an OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree majoring in education and human ecology ... hopes to become a physical therapist someday.
As a junior (2012): Earned honorable mention All-America status as a member of the 200 medley relay at the NCAA championships ... one of ten Buckeye women to qualify for NCAAs ... dropped four personal best times on the season ... two at the Ohio State Invitational in the 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke, and another at a home meet vs. Kenyon ... also recorded a personal best at the Big Ten Conference championships in the 200 breaststroke ... posted times in the 200 breaststroke, 200 individual medley and 400 individual medley at Big Tens ... picked up second team All-Big Ten honors ... currently holds an individual varsity record in the 200 individual medley.
As a sophomore (2011): Qualified for the NCAA championships with a school record time of 1:58.54 ... was third at the 2011 Big Ten championships in the 200 individual medley ... also scored at Big Tens in the 400 individual medley and as a part of both school-record breaking relay teams ... broke 24-year-old OSU school record in the 400 individual medley during the season (4:14.26) ... recorded four dual meet wins on the years, including three vs. Ohio (100 and 200 backstroke and 400 individual medley).
As a freshman (2010): Placed ninth at Big Tens in the 400 individual medley ... won races against Kenyon (200 freestyle) and Michigan State (1000 freestyle) ... honored with team's "hardest worker" award following the season.
Background: Angela attended Souderton Area High School ... four-year all-league and all-state in swimming ... two-year all-state in water polo ... placed 1st in 500 freestyle (state record) ... member of National Honors Society ... daughter of Roger and Victoria Severn ... she has one brother, Christopher.
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