As A Freshman (2018-19)
• Won the 50 Breast at the CSCAA National Invitational Championship with a personal-best time of 24.22; also recorded a career-best 200 Breast time of 2:02.23.
• Earned a win in the 100 Breast at the Ohio State Winter Invitational after setting a personal record in the prelim with a time of 54.08; also recorded a 50 Free best time of 21.06 as part of the 200 Free Relay that finished second with a time of 1:23.87.
• Third in the 100 Breast at the Shamrock Invitational with a time of 55.12.
• No. 4 100 Breast time on the team for the season.
Prior to Ohio State
• Lettered all four years as a member of the swimming team under the direction of Krissy Geren.
• Two-time OHSAA State Champion in the 100 Breast.
• Swam on the Ohio State Swim Club for two years.
• Three-time All-American.
• OHSAA State Finalist in track & field; lettered all four years for Dan Fuller.
• Also a one-year letterwinner in football as a wide receiver.
• Son of Jamie and Jeff McDaniel.
• Has one older sibling and three younger siblings.
• Why he chose Ohio State: “Coach Dorenkott and his new staff are going to take the Buckeyes to the next level! They have top-notch facilities as well as everything I need to succeed in the classroom. Go Bucks!”