Ross Rybakowicz
Ross  Rybakowicz
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greenfield, Wis.

High School:
Greenfield High School

Event:
IM/Fly/Breast

2016-17: Swam in ten meets for the RedHawks ... primary event is the 200 IM ... placed second in the event against Xavier (1:57.88), Ohio State (2:00.24) and Eastern Michigan (1:55.25) ... took third in the 200 IM against Ball State (1:58.44) and Purdue (2:00.10) ... touched the wall in second in the 200 fly (1:53.62) and 400 IM (4:04.96) against Buffalo ... had a good showing at the MAC Championships with a fifth-place finish in the 200 fly (1:48.25), tenth-place finish in the 400 IM (3:55.65) and fifteenth-place finish in the 200 IM (1:50.44).

2015-2016: Claimed first place in the 200-yard IM for the RedHawks on four occasions: vs. Purdue (1:59.58), vs. OSU (1:57.66), vs. Cincinnati (1:54.71) and vs. Eastern Michigan (1:54.78) ... took eighth in the same event at MACs (1:49.26) ... was third in the 200-yard freestyle vs. Ball State (1:47.76) ... was fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke vs. Ball State (2:18.34) and third vs. Xavier (2:16.73) in the same event ... took first in the 400-yard IM vs. Xavier and 11th at MACs (3:56.39) ... placed second on two occasions in the 200-yard butterfly: vs. Cincinnati (1:54.38) and vs. Eastern Michigan (1:53.78) ... collected 13th in the same event at MACs (1:50.69) ... swam a leg of the third-place finishing 200-yard medley relay vs. Ball State (1:36.68) ... also collected third vs. Ball State after swimming a leg of the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:17.26).

2014-2015: Went to MAC Championships as a freshman ... competed in the 400-yard IM, placing 10th (3:57.11) ... finished third in the same event against Cincinnati and fourth against Purdue ... swam in the 200-yard IM at MAC Championships, placing 14th (1:57.87) ... finished first in the same event against Eastern Michigan and third against Buffalo ... finished second in the 200-yard butterfly against Xavier (1:56.96), third against Buffalo, and fourth against Purdue ... in the 1000-yard freestyle, finished fourth, turning in his top time of the season (9:50.93).

High School: Swam for Dale Schrank at Greenfield high School ... a four-time letter winner and team captain junior and senior year ... set school records in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke ... four-time Wisconsin High School State qualifier, three-time Wisconsin State Sectional Team Champions, and two-time Wisconsin State Conference Team Champions ... three-time All-State and one-time All-Conference ... was an eight-time High Honor Roll recipient.

Personal: Son of Robert and Karen Rybakowicz ... Ross is majoring in Biology.