Andrea Ballinger, the lone senior in the Buckeye tennis Class of 2019, was recognized prior to Sunday’s match in the Varsity Tennis Center. The Buckeyes won the match vs. Indiana, 6-1, with Ballinger hitting the winner to clinch the doubles point for the Ohio State.
A native of Columbus and graduate of Columbus Academy, she is a Spanish and psychology double major, on a pre-med track. Ballinger has been a part of two Big Ten regular season championships and two Big Ten Tournament titles, along with three straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including a semifinal trip in 2017. Ballinger has been named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete three times and will earn her third Academic All-Big Ten honor this spring. She traveled on a Bucks Go International trip to Bolivia, working with Soles4Souls, in Summer 2016.
19 Questions for 2019 Senior Andrea Ballinger
Buckeye head coach Melissa Schaub talked about Ballinger and time with the Buckeyes.