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Ohio State has added another name to an already-big men’s recruiting class of 2020 with a verbal commitment last week by Pete Krusinski from the Cleveland Swim Institute. Krusinski is primarily a sprint breaststroker and sprint freestyler.
Krusinski has a lot of sprint tools across different strokes, including freestyle, breaststroke, and butterfly. While his best finish at the 2019 Ohio High School State Division I Championships came in the 100 yard breaststroke (7th – 56.41), he has show just as much potential in other sprints, including a 44.81 anchor on a 400 free relay.
Krusinski does his high school swimming for Broadview Heights High School in Brecksville, Ohio.
Best Times in Yards:
- 50 free – 20.74
- 100 free – 46.08
- 200 free – 1:42.99
- 100 breast – 55.62
- 200 breast – 2:05.04
- 100 fly – 49.65
- 200 IM – 1:56.65
While he showed some improvements in his 200 breaststroke as a junior (a 2.4 second drop), his times indicate that a good path for him might be to take a page from the playbook of the school’s arch rivals Michigan and develop him into a role like the Ortiz brothers where he can utilize his pure speed across all 4 strokes rather than trying to stretch his endurance to 200 yard races. That being said, he is the only breaststroker in the class of 2020 for Ohio State.
The Rest of the Ohio State class of 2020, so far:
|NCAA D1||B1G||Ohio State||M||Charlie Clark||OH||Perkins High School|
|NCAA D1||B1G||Ohio State||M||Ian Van Gorp||OH||St. Xavier High School (Cincinnati)|
|NCAA D1||B1G||Ohio State||M||Jean-Pierre Khouzam||OH||St. Xavier High School (Cincinnati)|
|NCAA D1||B1G||Ohio State||M||Justin Fleagle||OH||Celina High School|
|NCAA D1||B1G||Ohio State||M||Mario McDonald||MI||Detroit Catholic Central High School|
|NCAA D1||B1G||Ohio State||M||Owen Conley||OH||Waynesville High School|
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