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Ohio State Buckeyes Women's Swimming and Diving

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NCAA D-I Women's Swimming and Diving - Big Ten

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Updated the overview for Roberta J Miller
by lovemybucks Aug 24, 2011
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Making The Grade
Outstanding spring quarter in the classroom
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Jun 23, 2011
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Stefanie Williams Promoted By Women's Swimming
Will serve as associate head coach
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Jun 20, 2011
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Alvarez & Bell Qualify for World Games in China
The Scarlet and Gray will represent the USA
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Jun 15, 2011
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Meet the 2011 Female Big Ten Medal of Honor Finalists
Ellen Birmingham (cross country), Samantha Cheverton (swimming), Cassie Dickerson (soccer), Katie Dull (volleyball) and lt;br />Letecia Wright (track) all finalists for prestigious honor
Ohio State University Athletics Department, May 19, 2011
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Katie Bell at USA Diving Grand Prix
The Ohio State senior will compete this weekend for Team USA at the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex against divers from 25 countries.
Ohio State University Athletics Department, May 04, 2011
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Team Announces 2010-11 Award Winners
Fine 2010-11 season included a 17-year-best third-place finish at the Big Ten championships and a 17th-place finish at NCAAs.
Ohio State University Athletics Department, May 04, 2011
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Something Really Cool in the Pool
Ohio State swimmers swam in a 12-hour relay race called "Water to Water" to raise money and awareness for clean, safe drinking water.
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Apr 28, 2011
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Spring Friends and Family Newsletter Now Available
Catch up on all the good news and notes surrounding the women's swimming team in the Spring 2011 issue of the Friends and Family Newsletter.
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Apr 14, 2011
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Cheverton Qualifies for World Championships
The senior won two events at the Canadian World Championship Trials last week. She will represent Team Canada this summer in China.
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Apr 06, 2011
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Ohio State 17th at NCAA Championships
Ohio State capped its finest season in nearly 20 years Saturday with a 17th-place finish at the 2011 NCAA championships.
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Mar 20, 2011
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Six More Ohio State NCAA All-Americans
Buckeyes retain 16th-place at national championships. Alvarez, Cheverton, Creran and 800 free relay team shine.
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Mar 19, 2011
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Alvarez and Cheverton All-Americans
Ohio State is positioned in 16th-place after the first day of competition at the 2011 NCAA Swimming and Diving championships.
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Mar 18, 2011
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Nine Ready for NCAA Championships
Ohio State's contingent of swimmers and divers will be one of the school's largest in at least 25 years...perhaps longer...and possibly even ever.
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Mar 15, 2011
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Katie Bell Qualifies for NCAA Championships
The senior earns an invite to the championships next weekend at the University of Texas by finishing third on the 10-meter platform.
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Mar 12, 2011
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Buckeyes Getting into the Zone
Ohio State's divers put forth an impressive day Friday as three Buckeyes placed in the Top 5 of their respective events.
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Mar 12, 2011
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Bianca Alvarez Qualifies for Third NCAAs
Junior from Miami, Fla, climbed from seventh-place in the prelims to take runner-up honors on the 3-meter springboard.
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Mar 10, 2011
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NCAA Zone Diving Comes to McCorkle
Five Buckeyes will be among 90 competitors at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion this weekend seeking to qualify for respective NCAA championships.
Ohio State University Athletics Department, Mar 08, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Debbie Pyykko
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by DEBORAH PYYKKO Feb 06, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Debbie Pyykko
Added Debbie Pyykko to the 1970-71 Ohio State Buckeyes Women's Swimming and Diving team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 4.
Added Debbie Pyykko to the 1971-72 Ohio State Buckeyes Women's Swimming and Diving team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 5.
Added Debbie Pyykko to the 1972-73 Ohio State Buckeyes Women's Swimming and Diving team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 6.
Added Debbie Pyykko to the 1973-74 Ohio State Buckeyes Women's Swimming and Diving team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 7.
Added Debbie Pyykko to the 1974-75 Ohio State Buckeyes Women's Swimming and Diving team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 8.
Added Debbie Pyykko to the 1975-76 Ohio State Buckeyes Women's Swimming and Diving team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 9.
Added Debbie Pyykko to the 1976-77 Ohio State Buckeyes Women's Swimming and Diving team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 10.
Added Debbie Pyykko to the 1977-78 Ohio State Buckeyes Women's Swimming and Diving team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 11.
Added Debbie Pyykko to the 1978-79 Ohio State Buckeyes Women's Swimming and Diving team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 12.
Added Debbie Pyykko to the 1980-81 Ohio State Buckeyes Women's Swimming and Diving team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 14.
Edited the career summary for Debbie Pyykko.
  • Changed player career summary for Ohio State Buckeyes Women's Swimming and Diving (OSU)
    from:
    "ACHEIVED RECORDS FOR BEST IN AGE GROUP FOR BOTH FREESTYLE AND BUTTERFLY EVENTS, STATE OF NEW JERSEY."
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    "MS. PYYKKO WAS THE FIRST AND YOUNGEST PRE-TEEN RECORDED TO QUALIFY FOR NATIONALS...AGE 12, IN THE 1500 METER FREESTYLE AT BROWN UNIVERSITY REGIONALS, 1974. AS A CHILD, AGE 6-9, SHE SET RECORDS FOR BEST IN AGE GROUP FOR BOTH FREESTYLE AND BUTTERFLY EVENTS, STATE OF NEW JERSEY. DEBBIE WAS REPEATEDLY TOP FEMALE JUNIOR OLYMPIC CHAMPION, SHATTERING ALL AGE GROUP RECORDS IN FREESTYLE AND BUTTERFLY RECORDS FOR NEW JERSEY AND THE EAST COAST NAMED "SWIMMER OF THE YEAR" AGES 12, 13 AND 14 BY SWIMMING COACHES ASSOCIATION, DEBBIE WAS A MEMBER OF THE THEN SECOND RATED SWIM TEAM IN THE UNITED STATES, THE CENTRAL JERSEY AQUATIC CLUB. AT AGE 14, DEBBIE JOINED THE NUMBER ONE TEAM IN THE WORLD, THE MISSION VIEJO NADADORE NATIONAL TEAM, UNDER THE FINEST COACH, MARK SCHUBERT. SHE HAS LISTED ONE OF HER MOST EXCITING EARLY MEMORIES AS WHEN, WHILE GLANCING INTO THE POOL ON HER FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE WITH HER NEW TEAM, SHE WAS MEZMORIZED BY THE SIGHT OF HER NEW FELLOW TEAMMATES, SHIRLEY BABASHOFF AND BRIAN GOODELL. AS A YOUNG TEEN, SHE WAS SAID TO HAVE FELT A GREAT DEAL OF PRIDE IN BEING PART OF HER NEW TEAM. FROM THAT DAY SHE NEVER MISSED A USA NATIONALS, TRAINING FOR AND SWIMMING ONE EVENT EACH DAY: 200, 400, AND 1500 FREESTYLE, AND 200 BUTTERFLY. WHILE AT NATIONALS AT AGE 15, SHE QUALIFIED FOR A TRIP TO THE WORLD GAMES, ALONG WITH SEVERAL OF HER TEAMMATES. UPON GRADUATING EL TORO HIGH SCHOOL, SHE RECEIVED "ATHLETE OF THE YEAR" FROM EYEWITNESS NEWS AND HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS. DEBBIE'S LIFELONG TRAINING RESULTED IN OVER 35 FULL SCHOLARSHIP COLLEGE OFFERS, BEGINNING AS A SOPHOMORE IN HIGH SCHOOL. CHOOSING OHIO STATE ABOVE ALL OTHERS, SHE LEFT WITHTHE MEMORY OF BIG TEN CHAMPION FOR HER VERY FAVORITE EVENT, THE 200 BUTTERFLY, ALONG WITH MANY SUCCESSFUL SWIMMING ACHIEVEMENTS. DURING HER LIFETIME, DEBBIE HAS WON HUNDREDS OF CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS, BOTH ATHLETIC AND BUSINESS, IAND CONTNUES TO LIVE A BLESSED LIFE, FILLED WITH EXCITING AND ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME MEMORIES."
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by DEBORAH PYYKKO Feb 06, 2011
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