Connor Isings


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Height 6-6
  • Hometown Beaconsfield, Quebec
  • Last School John Abbott College
  • Club Team Pointe-Claire Swim Club

Career Bests

Career Honors

  • 2018 Canadian Swimming Trials qualifier
  • 2016 Olympic Trials qualifier
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2019, 2020)
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • CSCAA First Team Scholar All-American (2019, 2020)

2019-20 (Junior)

  • Scored points at the Big Ten Championships, finishing fifth in the B final of both the 100 Breast (52.97) and the 200 Breast (1:55.57). His time in the 200 Breast was both a national B cut time and a personal best.
  • Swam both the 200 and 400 IM at the OSU Fall Invite and turned in personal best times in each event

2018-19 (Sophomore)

  • Placed 14th in the 200 Breast and 15th in the 100 Breast at the Big Ten Championships; recorded season-best times of 1:56.75 in the 200 Breast preliminary and 53.34 in the 100 Breast preliminary
  • Swam a career-best time of 1:55.54 in the 200 IM at the Ohio State Invitational

2017-18 (Freshman)

  • Recorded a seventh-place finish in the 100 Breast final at the Big Ten Championships; posted a personal best time of 52.79 in the prelim
  • Finished 11th in the 200 Breast final at the Big Ten Championships, clocking in at 1:55.90 in the prelim for a career-best
  • At the USA Swimming Winter Nationals, took 13th in the 200 Breast final with a time of 1:59.74
  • Opened his Buckeye career with a win in the 200 Breast and a third-place finish in the 100 Breast vs. Akron and Denison

Prior to Ohio State

  • Swam with Pointe-Claire Swim Club from 2014-17 under Martin Gingras
  • Member of the Beaconsfield High School Swim Club from 2010-14
  • Placed 10th in the 100 breaststroke at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials
  • Earned a fifth-place finish at the 2017 Canadian World Championships trials in the 200 breaststroke
  • Junior Pan-Pacs Canadian team member in 2016
  • Competed at the 2016 Canadian Junior and Senior National Championships
  • Claimed a pair of golds in the 100 L and 200 L breaststroke at the 2017 Canadian Eastern Swimming Championships


  • Son of Fitzmaurice and Clifton Isings
  • Has two siblings (Samantha and Nathan)
  • Majoring in math
  • Chose Ohio State because it is an environment that has a coaching staff and resources that will push him to get to the next level of his swimming career
  • Most memorable swimming moment was swimming the A final at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials
  • Has dreams of pursuing career in mechanical engineering