Ross Westrick
Ross  Westrick
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fairfield, Ohio

High School:
Fairfield High School

Event:
Free/Fly

2016-17: Competed in nine meets ... primary events are the 100 and 200 free ... placed second in the 200 free against Xavier, third against Cincinnati (1:44.01) and Purdue (1:44.21) and fourth at Wright State (1:45.48) ... took third in the 100 free at Wright State (48.04), fourth against Buffalo (47.22) and Xavier (47.70) and sixth at Purdue (47.49) ... placed 15th in the 50 free at the MAC Championships.

2015-2016: In the 50-yard freestyle, took second vs. OSU (21.52) and vs. Ball State (48.02), third vs. Ball State (21.94) ... took second in the 100-yard freestyle vs. Xavier (47.01), third vs. OSU (46.98) and vs. Cincinnati (46.79) ... collected third in the 200-yard freestyle vs. Cincinnati (1:43.09), fourth vs. Buffalo (1:43.45) and fifth vs. Eastern Michigan (1:44.07) ... swam a leg of the first-place finishing 200-yard freestyle relay vs. Xavier (1:24.67) ... placed first in the 400-yard freestyle relay vs. Purdue (3:10.25) ... collected third in the 200-yard medley relay vs. Ball State (1:36.13).

2014-2015: Competed in two events at MAC Championships ... finished first in the 200-yard freestyle relay, setting a new school record (1:19.90) ... finished first two other times in the same event against Xavier and Buffalo ... earned 16th in the 50-yard freestyle at MAC Championships (21.24) ... finished third two other times against Purdue and Buffalo (21.50) ... claimed first two times in the 100-yard freestyle against Xavier (47.12) and Cleveland State ... finished fourth in the same event against Buffalo ... was first in the 200-yard freestyle against Xavier (1:43.41) and second against Cleveland State ... swam a leg of the 400-yard freestyle relay against Eastern Michigan, finishing first (3:07.01) and against Cincinnati, earning second ... turned in a seventh-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle against Cincinnati (4:59.53) ... finished seventh in the 800-yard freestyle relay at the Miami Invitational (6:53.26).

High School: Swam for Brad Isham at Fairfield High School. Hi is a four-time letter winner and set records in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 free for his high school and in the 50 freestyle for his club team at Countryside YMCA. Westrick was a three-time semi-finalist at state, a three-time YMCA National Finalist, a three-time All-State and a three-time All-District honors. Outside of swimming, Westrick was on the honor roll many times.

Personal: Son of Kim and Greg Westrick ... Ross is preceded by two Miami Swimmers: Bekka Westrick ('13) and Sarah Kramer ... majoring in economics.