Hanna Gresser

BR/IM

Player profile

  • Hometown Akron, Ohio
  • Height 5-9
  • Last School Walsh Jesuit
  • Year Junior
  • Club Team Firestone Akron Swim Team

Career Honors | Bests
• 2016 Olympic Trials qualifier
• Academic All-Big Ten (19)
• Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (18, 19)
• CSCAA First Team Scholar All-American (18)

School Records
• 200 Medley Relay – 1:35.85 (2019)
• 400 Medley Relay – 3:30.36 (2018)

As A Sophomore (2018-19)
• Part of the 200 Medley Relay (21st, 1:37.60) and the 400 Medley Relay (21st, 3:32.91) at the NCAA Championships; also competed individually in the 100 Breast and 200 Breast.
• Helped the 200 Medley Relay to a bronze medal and school-record time of 1:35.85 at the Big Ten Championships, and was on the fifth-place 400 Medley Relay that finished fifth with a time of 3:33.34.
• Took seventh in the 100 Breast (1:00.09) and 13th in the 200 Breast (2:11.73, a season best); also recorded a personal record in the 200 IM of 1:59.54.
• Won the 100 Breast (1:02.75) at the Shamrock Invitational.
• Claimed first in the 100 Breast at the Ohio State Invitational, clocking in at a season best of 59.88.
• Posted a season-best 100 Back time of 58.33 vs. Akron and Denison.
• Took a win in both the 100 Breast (1:02.17) and the 200 Breast (2:17.35) against Virginia Tech and Penn State.
• Opened the season with a win in the 100 Breast against Alabama, clocking in at 1:02.32.
• Led the team in both the 100 and 200 Breast; No. 4 in the 200 IM and 100 Fly.

As A Freshman (2017-18)
• NCAA Qualifier in the 100 and 200 Breast as well as the 200 and 400 Medley Relay.
• Helped the 200 Medley Relay team to a 13th-place finish (1:37.58)  and 400 Medley Relay team to a 17th-place finish (3:33.12) at the NCAA Championships.
• Recorded three personal-bests at the Big Ten Championships: 100 Breast (59.69/sixth place), 200 Breast (2:10.78/sixth place) and 200 IM (1:59.77).
• Second leg on the fourth-place 400 Medley Relay team with a time of 3:30.36 at the Big Ten Championships.
• Swam the fastest 100 and 200 Breast times on the team for the season.
• Won the 200 Breast (1:01.85) at a quad meet with Michigan, Rutgers and Virginia Tech.
• Placed first in the 100 Breast at two meets.

Walsh Jesuit High School
• Lettered four years in swimming under Wally Lutkus.
• Swam with club Firestone Akron for 10 years under Cindy Virdo.
• Won four Ohio state titles – two-time breaststroke champion (2014, 2016), 200 individual medley (2016) and 200 medley relay (2016).
• Owns the Ohio High School state record in the 100 breaststroke (1:01.52).
• Qualified for the 2016 Olympic Trials in the 100 breaststroke.

Personal
• Daughter of Michelle and Brian Gresser.
• Has two siblings (Emma and Noah).
• Majoring in biology.
• Chose Ohio State because of her relationships with coaching staff and she is a lifelong Buckeye fan.
• Most memorable swimming moment of her life was winning the state medley relay with her friends.
• Has aspirations to attend medical school at Ohio State.
• Her uncle owned the national high school record in the SCM 100 butterfly.