Roscoe Swartz


Player profile

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

Ohio State Career

  • Earned bachelor’s degree in neuroscience in Spring 2022; working toward master’s degree
  • First Team All-American in 2020
  • Three-time NCAA qualifier; Claimed NCAA regional title in 2020 and finished third in both 2019 and ’22
  • Two-time First Team All-MFC and a First Team All-CCFC choice
  • MFC Champion (’20)
  • Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten selection
  • B1G Distinguished Scholar and USFCA Scholar of Distinction in 2021 and USFCA All-Academic Team honoree in 2022

Senior Season (2021-22)

  • Earned First Team All-CCFC and Second team All-Midwest Region accolades
  • NCAA qualifier, finishing 18th at national championships
  • Third at NCAA regionals
  • 39-22 in dual season
  • Finished fifth at OSU Open and 16th at Penn State Open
  • Buckeyes won CCFC men’s title and were sabre squad champs
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree and a USFCA All-Academic Team pick

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
  • Earned neuroscience degree in Spring 2022 and working toward specialized master’s in business analytics