James Ward


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Melbourne, Australia
  • Height 6-0
  • Last School East Carolina

Follow on Social Media
Instagram: @_jamesward_

2021-22 (Junior)

  • Helped the Buckeyes to a bronze medal finish in the 800 free relay while scoring in the 50, 100 and 200 free
  • Earned NCAA B cuts in the 50 free (19.82), 100 free (42.88), 200 free (1:36.15) and 100 fly (47.04)
  • Took first in the 100 free at the CSCAA National Invitational Championship
  • Competed in five regular season meets for the Buckeyes

Prior to Ohio State

  • Swam for East Carolina and Pacific
  • Attended Ivanhoe Grammar School in Ivanhoe, Australia
  • Victoria State Age Silver Medalist in the 50 free and three-time Age National Qualifier


  • Son of Gerry and Sue Ward
  • Has four siblings, Mark, Emma Alice and Tom
  • Majoring in communications and marketing