Athena Aravantinou
Athena Aravantinou
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: North Bethesda, Md.
High School: Walter Johnson High School
Events: Backstroke

2018-19: Recorded season-bests in the 100 back with a time of 55.77, 9th fastest in program history, in the 200 back with a time of 1:59.67, 6th fastest in program history, in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:40.08 that holds 3rd fastest time in program history and 200 medley relay with a time of 1:41.38 that holds 10th fastest time in program history at the MAC Championships… Recorded her best time in the 100 fly against Miami clocking in at 1:03.58… Recorded her best time in the 200 IM against Akron clocking in at 2:12.13..Recorded her best 400 free relay time of 3:31.64, 200 free relay with a time of 1:38.80 and 800 free relay with a time of 7:39.61 at the OSU Invitational. 

Prior to Ohio: French Junior National Championship Gold medalist, Aravantinou posted a 100-meter backstroke time of 1:04.44 and a 2:19.05 200-meter backstroke time at the 2017 NCSA Summer Championships. In addition, Aravantinou earned a 100-yard backstroke time of 56.51 at the 2017 NCSA Spring Championships. Athena also earned a Silver medal in the 400-meter medley relay at the 2017 NCSA Summer Championships.

Personal: Plans to major in International Buisness.