Brooke Glesenkamp


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Height 5-6
  • Hometown Delaware, Ohio
  • Last School Delaware Hayes HS
  • Club Team Delaware Ohio Racing Club

Career Bests

Career Honors

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2019, 2020)
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2018, 2019, 2020)

2019-20 (Junior)

  • Posted a personal-best 27.25 in the 50 Free (long course) in the season-opening meet at Texas A&M
  • Swam well at the OSU Winter Invite, posting season bests in the 50 Free (23.41), 100 Free (51.09) and the 200 Free (1:52.04)

2018-19 (Sophomore)

  • Registered personal best times in the 50 Free (23.14), 100 Free (50.63) and 200 Free (1:51.17) at the Big Ten Championships
  • Finished 11th in the 100 Free with a time of 50.87 at the Shamrock Invitational
  • Recorded a career-best 100 Breast time of 1:08.15 vs. Akron and Denison
  • Opened the season with a sixth-place finish in the 50 Free (24.37) against Alabama
  • Top 10 on the team in the 50 Free (No. 8) and the 100 Free (No. 6)

2017-18 (Freshman)

  • Registered a personal-best in both the 50 Free (23.31) and the 100 Free (50.89) at the Ohio State Winter Invite
  • Posted a career-best 200 Free time of 1:53.74 at the Shamrock Invitational
  • Opened Ohio State career with a ninth-place finish in the 50 Free (24.46) vs. Akron and Denison

Prior to Ohio State

  • Lettered four years in swimming at Delaware Hayes High School under Bill Rietz
  • Swam with the club team Delaware Ohio Racing Club for 12 years under Richard Hawes, serving as team captain in 2017
  • All-American in the 50 freestyle in 2016
  • 2016 and 2017 Most Valuable Swimmer
  • Fifteen-time All-Ohio honoree
  • Eleven conference individual titles
  • Helped Delaware win conference team title as a senior
  • Six-time section champion with three in the 50 and three in the 100 freestyle
  • Earned six podium finishes during her high school career at state meets
  • Owns four school records and seven pool records
  • Columbus Dispatch Athlete of the Week and Scholar-Athlete
  • Also competed in track and field for four years


  • Daughter of Katy and Steve Glesenkamp
  • Has three younger siblings
  • Majoring in health science
  • Chose Ohio State because it will challenger her in both academics and swimming; Ohio State was her dream ever since childhood
  • Has plans of completing PA school and working in a hospital emergency room as a physician’s assistant and would like to get into coaching as well