Synchronized Swimming

Chelsea Aton


Noblesville, Ind.

High School:

Actuarial Science

Chelsea Aton


Buckeye Student-Athletes Set to Graduate Sunday

155 to receive degrees in Ohio Stadium


Aaron Craft, Allison Elber Receive Big Ten Medal of Honor

511 Ohio State Scholar-Athletes recognized


2014 Ohio State Big Ten Medal of Honor Finalists Announced

Male and female Medal of Honor winners to be announced Monday


Buckeyes Earn Second Place at U.S. Collegiate Championships

Maryanko wins Individual High Point; Six Buckeyes earn All-American laurels


Buckeyes Win Gold, Advance Teams to Finals at U.S. Collegiate Championships

Baranski and J. Gaylard capture Figures A and B titles


SYNCH: Ohio State hosting Jessica Beck Memorial Meet

Feb. 2, 2013 McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Columbus, Ohio

2014 Senior Season Highlights

  • On the team that won the U.S. Senior National Championships
  • On OSU's team that placed 2nd at the US Collegiate Championships
  • Winner of an academic award from USA Synchro
  • Big Ten Scholar Award winner
  • Carmen Ohio Award winner
  • Finished first place in the trio competition (Nicholson, Spada) at the Ohio State Invitational (84.7) and Incarnate Word (81.0)
  • Second place finish in the trio competition (Nicholson, Zanotto) at the Jessica Beck Memorial Meet (84.4)
  • Member of the Scarlet team that placed first at the Jessica Beck Memorial Meet (88.19), Incarnate Word (85.1) and U.S. Senior National Championships (85.000)
  • Took third place in trio competition (Nicholson, Zanotto) at US Collegiate Championships (86.5000)
  • Member of Scarlet team that tied for second at US Collegiate Championships (88.5000)

2013 Junior Season Highlights

    • Earned 2013 U.S. Collegiate All-America honors
    • Named to 2013 U.S. Collegiate Academic Team
    • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten honoree
    • 2013 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
    • Member of Scarlet Team that captured second place at 2013 U.S. Senior National Championships (169.4125) and 2013 U.S. Collegiate Championships (89.3625)
    • Finished fourth in trio competition (Nicholson, Ramsey) at 2013 U.S. Collegiate Championships (85.925)
    • Tabbed second-place trio (Ramsey, Nicholson) finish at North Regional Championships (87.167) and first-place finishes at William & Mary (88.167) and Boston (86.750)
    • Member of Scarlet Team that posted first-place finishes at North Regional Championships (90.000), Jessica Beck Memorial Meet (90.500), William & Mary (91.667) and Boston (87.833)

    2012 Sophmore Season Highlights

      • Named to U.S. Collegiate Academic Team
      • Academic All-Big Ten
      • OSU Scholar-Athlete
      • First-place trio finish (Beckett, Maryanko) at North Regional Championships (86.000)
      • Member of runner-up Scarlet Squad at U.S. Collegiate Championships (89.850)
      • Member of Scarlet Squad that captured team routine title at Jessica Beck Memorial Meet (88.830), Wheaton Collegiate Invitational (89.0), Gator Synchro Invitational (88.833)

      2011 Freshman Season Highlights

        • Helped Ohio State win its second U.S. Senior title as member of Gray Team that finished third in team finals with 166.150
        • Member of Scarlet Team that was team final runner-up with 92.875; Buckeyes won 27th U.S. Collegiate title
        • Buckeyes won 21st North Regional title with the assistance of Scarlet Team's 96.667 in team routine; score was 2011 team season best
        • During regular-season action, Aton and Scarlet Team finished first in dual meets at Richmond and William & Mary
        • In Jessica Beck Memorial Meet, helped Scarlet Team earn a 95.50 for first in team routine
        • Opened season competing in duet with Colleen Courtmanche and finished second with 87.660 vs. Michigan

        Prior to Ohio State:

          • 2009 U.S. Junior National Team Member
          • Member of Indy Synchro from 2006-10 and New Canaan Aquianas from 2008-09
          • Earned Indy Synchro's Most Improved Award in 2006
          • Named Indy Synchro's 2010 Team Captain
          • At Indy Synchro was coached by Stephanie Raftery who lettered for the Buckeyes from 2003-06
          • 2009 - East Zone solo and team champions; 2008 - Age Group Nationals duet champions;
          • 2007 - North Zone team and overall champions; 2006 - Age Group National Team placed third at nationals


            • Daughter of Rick and Linda; Rick is a three-time world karting champion; has one sister, Alexa
            • Would like to become an actuary; earned 2008 Science Fair Top Math Award
            • Other high school honors include National Honor Society (2008-10), 2009 Spanish Excellence Award, 2008 Merit Award
            • Olympics are possibly in her future
            • Member of Athletes in Action at Ohio State
            • Greatest sports thrill was when Age Group National Team finished third at Nationals; it was her first year on a new team

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