Fleagle Honorable Mention All-American for Buckeyes

AUSTIN, Texas — Josh Fleagle, an Ohio State sophomore swimmer and St. Marys native, earned Honorable Mention All-American honors in a pair of relay events at the 2014 men’s NCAA Swimming Championships in the Lonestar state this past weekend.

Fleagle was a member of the 400 freestyle relay team that finished ninth in the nation with a new Ohio State varsity record time of 2:51.26.

Fleagle swam on the 16th-place 800 freestyle relay team with a 6:23.42 time, also good for Honorable Mention All-America.

The former homeschooler also swam in the 200 medley relay team that finished 19th (1:26.16) and was 17th individually in the 200 freestyle.

Ohio State finished 18th as a team at the national championship meet.

Fleagle was named First Team All Big Ten at the conference championship swim meet earlier in the month.. Fleagle was part of the 200 free relay team that captured the Big Ten title with a 1:17.93 time and was part of the third-place 200 medley relay on Wednesday and the third-place 400 freestyle relay team on Saturday. Individually, he finished sixth in the men’s 100 freestyle.