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
Ohio State posts six members on 2012 Scholar All-America Team
58 Ohio State student-athletes posted 3.7 or better GPAs in 2011-12
Twenty-five members named Scholar-Athletes in 2012
At a glance: An Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recipient, Lisa specializes in sprint freestyle for the Buckeyes.
As a sophomore: Competed at her first Big Ten championships, qualifying in three events - 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 50 freestyle ... had a breakout season, posting personal best times in five separate events.
Background: Lisa attended Turpin High School and is a sprint freestyle specialist...a-scholar athlete during high school...a member of the 2010 district champion team and she was a member of the FAVC champion team...she was a three-time state meet qualifier as part of her high school relay teams...Lisa is the daughter of Benson and Shelli Spurling...she has one brother, Andrew, who swims for the Ohio State men's team...a member of National Honor Society...played clarinet in her high school band...undecided on a major...enjoys hanging out with friends and family, watching movies, and writing.
Bryon Tansel Named Assistant Coach