Sandy Whitaker  
Sandy Whitaker

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
St. Charles Preparatory School

Position:
Backstroke/Butterfly


2013-14 • Senior Season:Competed in the 2014 Big Ten Men's Swimming and Diving Championships (2/26-3/1) • During the 2014 Minnesota Challenge, his 400 medley relay placed second and seventh in the 100 fly (2/7-2/8) • Against NC State Whitaker's 200 medley relay team finished fourth, and his 200 free relay finished fifth (1/24-1/25) • At the 2013 Jean Freeman Invite, his 200 free relay finished sixth, tenth in the 50 free, third in the 100 back, and ninth in the 100 fly (12/6-12/7) • 200 medley relay took third against Arizona State (10/5)

2012-13 • Junior Season: Earned 27.5 total points for the team in season dual meets• had10.5 points scored during the Big Ten Championships • established a personal top time during the Big Ten Championships in the 100 fly• letter winner • placed sixth at the Big Ten Championships in the 200 medley relay and also competed in the 50 free, 100 fly and 100 back • as a member of the 200 medley relay team, he placed seond against Wisconsin (10/26/12) • competed in the 100 back, 100 fly and was a member of both the 200 medley relay and 400 free relay teams at Michigan (10/5).

2011-12 • Sophomore Season: Established top times in the 100 fly and 50 free at the Big Ten Championships • placed 22nd in the 100 fly with a time of 49.26 (prelims-48.78) • finished 38th in the 100 back (51.03) • finished in 60th in the 50 free (21.12) • placed in four events at the Minnesota Challenge • earned the runner-up spot in the 100 fly • placed fourth in the 100 back • finished eighth in the 50 free • gained a top time placing 10th in the 100 free (46.34) • letter winner.

2010-11 • Freshman Season: Won the 100 back at the Minnesota Challenge • swam his top times in the 100 fly and both back races at the Spring Speedo Championships.

High School: A 2010 graduate of St. Charles Preparatory School • high school coaches were Kyle Goodrich and Geoff Gear • three-time Ohio State High School champion in 2009, winning the 100 back and 100 fly and swimming on the 200 medley relay squad • finished second in the 100 fly and third in the 100 back in 2010 • qualified for U.S. Junior Nationals as a member of the Greater Columbus Swim Team • three-time Columbus Catholic Diocese champion • all-state and NISCA All-American three years • Agonic Club Athlete of the Year • Scholar Athlete • honor roll student • also lettered in water polo and football.

Personal: Born July 5, 1991 • son of Bob and Holly Whitaker • majoring in mathmatics.

Whitaker's Top Times:
50 free • 21.12 • 2/24/12
100 free • 46.34 • 2/4/12
100 fly • 48.27 • B1G Championships 2013
100 back • 50.05 • 3/10/11
200 back • 1:52.76 • 3/10/11