Roscoe Swartz


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Ridgewood, N.J.
  • Last School Ridgewood High School

Ohio State Career

  • First Team All-American in 2020
  • Two-time NCAA qualifier and claimed NCAA regional title in 2020 after finishing third as a freshman in 2019
  • Two-time First Team All-MFC
  • MFC Champion (’20)
  • A USFCA Scholar of Distinction and two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten selection and B1G Distinguished Scholar

Junior Season (2020-21)

  • 5-8 on the year
  • Buckeye men were CCFC team champions and men’s sabre squad champion
  • USFCA Scholar of Distinction, B1G Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Sophomore Season (2019-20)

  • First Team All-American
  • NCAA qualifier
  • First Team Midwest All-Region
  • Finished first at NCAA Regionals
  • Claimed MFC sabre championship
  • First Team All-MFC
  • Part of MFC men’s championship squad
  • 50-14 during the regular season; 14-1 at Elite Invitational, 13-2 at St. John’s Invitational and 10-6 at Penn State Open to finish 13th
  • Earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-Big Ten and B1G Distinguished Scholar honors

Freshman Season (2018-19)

  • Placed 18th at NCAA Championships
  • Finished third at NCAA Regionals
  • Runner-up at MFC Championships
  • First Team All-MFC
  • Member of MFC championship squad

Prior to Ohio State

  • Top 10 at North American Cups


  • Son of Christa Leonard and John Swartz
  • Has two siblings, Jack and Ava
  • Co-founder of a badminton club
  • Neuroscience major