Alex Jahan

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Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Greenwich, Conn.
  • Last School Greenwich

Career Honors | Bests
• Academic All-Big Ten (19)
• Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (19)

As A Junior (2018-19)
• Won the 200 Breast with a season-best time of 1:59.25 at the Ohio State Winter Invitational; also claimed second in the 100 Breast after setting a new personal record of 54.40 in the preliminary, as well as setting a career best in the 400 IM (3:57.70).
• Took second in the 200 Breast with a time of 2:00.45 at the Shamrock Invitational.
• No. 5 on the team in 100 Brest, 200 Breast and 400 IM.

As A Sophomore (2017-18)
• Swam a personal-best 100 Breast time of 54.71 at the Ohio State Winter Invite, placing fourth.
• Claimed second in the 200 Breast at the Ohio State Winter Invite, recording a season-best time of 1:59.55.
• Took third in the 100 Breast (56.54) and fourth in the 200 Breast (2:04.44) vs. Alabama.
• Placed second with a 100 Breast time of 56.70 against Akron and Denison.
• Opened the season with a second-place finish in the 100 Breast (57.36) vs. Kenyon.

As A Freshman (2016-17)
• First place finish in the 200 Breaststroke at the Dual meet against Wright State.
• Recorded a second place finish twice in 200 Breaststroke at the Dual meet against Kenyon and the meet against Pittsburgh and Akron.
• Third in the 200 Breaststroke at the Ohio State Winter Invitational.
• Second place finish in 100 Breaststroke at the Dual meet against Kenyon.
• His 55.51 in the 100 Breaststroke was third best for the Buckeyes this year.
• Fourth-fastest 200 Breast time this year for the Buckeyes with a time of 1:58.53 and it came at the Ohio State Winter Invitational.

Prior to Ohio State
• Lettered at Greenwich High School under the direction of Terry Lowe.
• Also swam for the Greenwich YWCA Dolphins.
• First Team All-FCIAC and All-CIAC selection.

Personal
• Son of Yolanda and Shah Jahan.
• Has one younger sister, Sophia, who swims for Loyola University Maryland.
• Majoring in accounting.
• Most memorable athletic moment was making the 2016 Olympic Trials.
• Chose Ohio State because of the team atmosphere and because it’s a school that has the perfect blend of athletics and academics.
• Plans to be an investment banker upon graduation.