Taylor Vargo
Taylor  Vargo

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Sandusky, Ohio

High School:
Sandusky

Event:
Breaststroke

07/24/2014

Ohio State Enjoying Success at the Central Zone Sectionals

Buckeyes won eight of nine events on third night

07/07/2014

Buckeyes Excel At Peppe-Bruce Memorial Invitational

Ohio State swimmers win 10 events, set six meet records

05/20/2014

Buckeyes Participate in Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Ohio State swimmers upholding the "Pay it Forward" tradition

03/22/2014

Ohio State Wraps Up Competition at NCAA Championships

Norris, Clary finish 28th and 29th, respectively, in the 1650 freestyle

03/21/2014

800 Freestyle Relay Team Highlights Buckeyes' Second Day at NCAA Championships

Norris, Cater, Schmidtke, Luchansky swim to 13th place finish

As a junior (2016): Competed at the 2016 NCAA Championships in the 100 and 200 breaststroke events, finishing 17th in the 200 … had an excellent showing at the 2016 Big Ten Championships, finishing 5th in the 100 breast and 8th in the 200 breast … earned 17 top-three finishes during her junior campaign, including 10 first-place finishes … had multiple first place finishes in three meets: Denison, Eastern Michigan, and Michigan State, all breaststroke events … fastest breaststroker on the team: 100 (1:00.13) and 200 (2:09.26) … Ohio State Scholar Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten … sister, Kerrigan, joined the team as a freshman

As a freshman (2014):
Swam in the 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke events vs. Kentucky to open collegiate career ... claimed first at the Kenyon Winter Invitational in the 200 breaststroke, as well as runner-up in the 100 breaststroke ... captured an individual win in the 200 breaststroke vs. rival Michigan ... went on to compete at the Big Ten championships, swimming the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 50 freestyle ... was one of two freshman to represent Ohio State at the NCAA championships ... named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

Prior to Ohio State:
Four-time MVP and two-time captain at Sandusky High School ... 12-time All-League ... seven-time All-Ohio ... state champion in the 100 breaststroke in 2010 ... two-time All-American (2010, 2013) ... state runner-up in the 100 breaststroke in 2013 ... coached by Tommy Patterson Jr.