Two more faces familiar to the Ohio State men’s swimming team – one current and one graduated – will be joining Hunter Armstrong at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. A school release confirmed that graduated freestyle swimmer Matthew Abeysinghe and rising junior Ruslan Gaziev have qualified for the Olympic swim Read More
Ohio State sophomore swimmer Hunter Armstrong finished second in the 100 backstroke at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials on Tuesday night, likely securing his spot on the United States Olympic team that will compete in the pool this summer in Tokyo for the 2021 Olympics. The full team will be Read More
After taking a look at the honorable mentions and the first two entries into BSB’s top 10 most important players, moments and teams of Ohio State’s 2020-21 Olympic sports season on Monday, it’s time now to dive into part two. Let’s unveil No. 8-5.
No 8. – Field hockey Read More
Ohio State director of swimming and diving, Bill Dorenkott, was voted the Big Ten women’s swimming Coach of the Year by a panel of all Big Ten coaches, Ohio State announced on March 23.
“It is humbling to be recognized by your peers for a job well done,” Dorenkott said. Read More
Justin Sochor – the Ohio State men’s diving coach – earned the 2020 Big Ten Diving Coach of the Year award.
Sochor helped guide the Buckeyes to a second-place finish at the Big Ten Championships, marking the program’s best finish since 2015.
The accomplishment marks Sochor’s first outright Big Ten Read More
Bill Dorenkott – the Ohio State Director of Swimming and Diving – was named the Big Ten Women’s Swimming Coach of the Year.
Dorenkott garnered coach of the year honors after the Buckeyes captured the Big Ten Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship Read More
Ohio State student-athletes Amari McMahon, Quinn Fike and Selina Vickery received the Corwin A. Fergus Award. McMahon represents the Buckeye football team, Fike was a women’s swimmer and Vickery played on the women’s soccer team.
Fergus scholars are male or female student-athletes who have excelled in athletics and academics, including Read More
The Ohio State swimming and diving team earned 31 College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) All-American team selections.
Eighteen of the women swimmers and divers claimed All-American honors, marking the second most of any team across the country. Meanwhile, the men’s squad boasted 13 swimmers and divers Read More
Joseph Canova, an Ohio State diver, earned Big Ten Diver of the Week for his performance against archrival Michigan.
The junior from Gaithersburg (Md.) Quince Orchard won the three-meter title (400.00 points) and finished third on the one-meter board (322.20) on Jan. 18 in the Buckeyes’ dual meet against Michigan. Read More