Darby Pethrick

Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Hometown Stratford, Connecticut
  • High School Trumbull High School
  • Height 5-9
  • Major Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability

Career Honors

  • Ohio State Scholar Athlete (2021, 2022)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2021, 2022)
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2022)

2022 (Sophomore at Ohio State)

  • Rowed in five races for the 2N8 boat in 2022


  • Daughter of Leanne and Wayne Pethrick
  • Has two siblings: Matilda and Josie
  • Lettered twice in swimming and once in lacrosse
  • Plans to pursue a career with a focus on food justice, community development and sustainable urban agriculture initiatives
  • Enjoys going on hikes, doing crafts, watching Ohio State sports and learning about plants
  • Greatest sports thrill to date was racing on the Nathan Benderson Park course in Sarasota, Florida, at the 2022 Big Ten Invitational
  • School of Environment and Natural Resources Honors Program student
  • Majoring in Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability with a specialization in Community Development