Colin Roy


Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Height 6-5
  • Hometown Woodbridge, Conn.
  • Last School Amity HS
  • Club Team Woodbridge Aquatic Club

Career Bests

Career Honors

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

2019-20 (Sophomore)

  • Was part of the winning 200 Medley Relay team at the OSU Winter Invitational
  • Swam personal bests in the 50 Back (22.33) and 100 Back (49.54) at the OSU Winter Invitational as well
  • Closed the season with two personal bests at the Last Chance Meet with a 20.60 in the 50 Free and a 45.09 in the 100 Free

2018-19 (Freshman)

  • Recorded personal records in the 50 Free (20.80) and 100 Back (49.60) at the Ohio State Winter Invitational, finishing seventh and sixth, respectively; also set a season-best 100 Free time of 45.83 as the leadoff for the 400 Free Relay
  • Finished 12th in the 100 Back with a time of 50.48 at the Shamrock Invitational
  • Posted season-best times in the 200 Free (1:48.96) and the 200 Back (2:00.57) vs. Denison
  • Debuted as a Buckeye with a ninth-place finish in the 100 Free (47.63) against Alabama

Prior to Ohio State

  • Four-year letterwinner at Amity Regional High School under the direction of Todd Rainey
  • Member of the Woodbridge Aquatic Club for nine years, coached by Dave Reilly and Tom Jursynski
  • New Haven County men’s swimming MVP
  • USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
  • NISCA High School All-American
  • Four-time All-State, All-Conference and All-Area/County honoree


  • Son of Claude and Lori Roy
  • Has one younger sibling
  • Chose Ohio State because it offers the perfect balance between academics and athletics
  • Member of the Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Scholars community
  • Lists most memorable athletic moment as finishing his last championships meet with his team at the Eastern Zone Senior Championship meet in Buffalo, N.Y., and winning the 100 Free LCM
  • Plans to work in the automotive industry in engineering, research and design after graduation
  • Hobbies include water sports, cars, listening to country music and photography