Wenjing Deng

Player profile

  • Hometown Whitby, Ontario
  • Year Senior
  • Major Electrical Engineering

2019 Senior Season Highlights

  • Competed a trio with teammates Jager and Thielemann that secured the National Championship at U.S. Collegiate Nationals
  • A member of the Scarlet squad that took home the team National Championship at U.S. Collegiate Nationals
  • Part of the OSU team that won the Overall Institution award at nationals
  • Competed a trio with Dzurko and Jager three times throughout the season and secured 1st place at all three meets (Zero Waste Invitational, Minnesota, Jessica Beck Memorial)
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar

2018 Junior Season Highlights

  • Competed a trio alongside Huric and Jager that earned first place at the Jessica Beck Invitational with a score of 78.0667
  • Member of the Scarlet Squad that went undefeated, securing first place at both the North Regional and Collegiate Nationals where the team secured their 31st National Championship
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete

2017 Sophomore Season Highlights

  • Scored 77.3333 in the duet routine at the OSU Invitational
  • Scored 73.2333 in the trio routine at the Jessica Beck Memorial Tournament
  • Competed in 5 team events, her best score being 85.3667
  • Placed 1st in her 3 team events at Jessica Beck, North Regionals, and the US Collegiate Championships
  • On OSU’s team that won the overall US Collegiate Championships
  • Was an OSU Scholar-Athlete
  • 2017 All-American Award Recipient
  • 2016-2017 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar


2016 Freshman Season Highlights

  • Named a 2016 U.S. Collegiate All-American
  • Made U.S. Collegiate All-Academic Team, and was a scholar athlete
  • Joann Ferguson Kale award winner
  • Part of the Scarlet Team that won every event except for finishing runner-up at the US Collegiate Championships
  • Swam six solo routines with a season-best score of 85.0000
  • Finished second in the solo at the North Regional Championship

Prior to Ohio State

  • 2014 Aretiac, Best Figures Award
  • 2012 Granite team, Most Improved Award
  • Three-time letter winner for Granite and lettered for the Aretiac team
  • Granite and Areitac Synchronized Swimming Club team and duet member
  • Lacrosse team member and letter winner of the Sinclair Secondary School

Personal

  • Daughter of Rachel and Peter Deng