Sem Andreis


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Height 6-3
  • Hometown Bologna, Italy
  • Last School UISP di Bologna/New Philadelphia

Career Bests

Career Honors

  • CSCAA First Team All-American
    • 50 Free
    • 200 Free Relay
    • 200 Medley Relay
    • 200 Free Relay
    • 400 Free Relay
  • CSCAA Second Team All-American
    • 400 Free Relay
  • Honorable Mention All-American
    • 200 Medley Relay
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2020, 2021, 2022)
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)
  • First Team All-Big Ten (2022)

2021-22 (Senior)

  • Member of the 200 and 400 free relays and 200 and 400 medley relays that broke school records in 2022
  • Big Ten Champion in the 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 200 medley relay
  • Won the 50 free (19.70) in the Buckeyes’ dual win over Michigan
  • Took silver in the 50 free, 400 medley relay and bronze in the 100 free at the Big Ten Championship meet

2020-21 (Junior)

  • Big Ten Champion in the 100 Free (42.23)
  • Raced the fifth-fastest time in Big Ten history and a school-record winning time of 19.05 in the 50 Free at the conference championships
  • Won the 100 Fly (47.91) at Purdue on Feb. 6
  • Touched the wall first in a time of 19.84 to win the 50 Free at Indiana Jan. 22

2019-20 (Sophomore)

  • Part of nine total victories on the season
  • Won the 50 Free vs. Kenyon and at the Shamrock Invitational with a solid time of 20.13
  • Touched the wall first in the 100 Free vs. Denison in a time of 45.55
  • Also was a part of six relay wins during the regular season
  • Opened the Big Ten Championship by helping the 200 Medley Relay team to a fourth place finish (1:24.54)
  • Had a great swim in the 50 Free at the Big Ten Championships, taking the bronze medal with a personal best time of 19.18
  • Also notched a personal best in the 100 Fly to finish fifth in the B final with a time of 46.97
  • Swam a personal best 43.08 in the prelims of the 100 Free to qualify for the A final and went on to finish sixth overall with a time of 43.12
  • Capped the Big Ten Championship by helping the 200 Free Relay to a third-place finish and the 400 Free Relay to a runner-up finish. Both relay team notched NCAA A qualifying times

2018-19 (Freshman)

  • Set five personal records at the Ohio State Invitational; claimed sixth in the 50 Free final at the event with a time of 19.97
  • Claimed second in the 50 Free against Florida and Kentucky, clocking in at 20.41, and was part of the first-place 200 Free Relay squad
  • Took 11th in the 100 Free with a time of 44.12 at the Ohio State Invitational, good for sixth-fastest of the season
  • Member of the 200 Free Relay team that took first with a time of 1:18.80 at the Ohio State Invitational
  • Earned a win with the 400 Free Relay team with a time of 3:02.62 against Denison
  • Helped the 200 Free Relay (1:19.83) and the 400 Free Relay (2:56.68) to a win against Louisville and Texas A&M

Prior to Ohio State

  • Set program records as an exchange student at New Philadelphia in the 50 Free (20.40) and the 200 Free (45.72) at the 2017 Central, East & Southeast District Division II Swimming & Diving Championships
  • 2017 OHSAA Division II State Champion (50 Free, 100 Free)
  • First state champion for New Philadelphia since the 1940 boys state basketball championship


  • Son of Fabrizio Andreis and Edith Ekuase
  • Has three younger siblings
  • Majoring in computer science
  • Chose Ohio State because he believes OSU will help to achieve both his academic and athletic goals
  • Lists most memorable athletic moment as competing at the 2018 Italian Nationals
  • Plans to compete at the Olympics and become a programmer upon graduation