Taylor Vargo
Taylor  Vargo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sandusky, Ohio

High School:
Sandusky

Event:
Breaststroke

02/07/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

01/16/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

11/21/2016

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

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

As a senior (2017): Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar Athlete … Big Ten Medal of Honor finalist … swam at NCAA Championships in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke … competed in three events at Big Ten Championships: 100 and 200 breaststroke and the 200 IM, achieving a high finish of sixth in the 200 breaststroke … CollegeSwimming.com Big Ten Swimmer of the Week …also placed sixth in the 200 breaststroke at the AT&T Winter Championships … represented Ohio State and the Big Ten at the USA College Challenge, swimming in the 200 breaststroke … swam primarily breaststroke for the Buckeyes during her senior season … fastest breaststroker on the team; her season-best time in the 100 breaststroke was 59.86 and in the 200 breaststroke it was 2:08.56

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.