Ohio’s Top 50 Athletes of the Decade: No. 41 Whitney Meyers

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No. 41: Whitney Meyers, Cincinnati Ursuline Academy, Swimming, 2000-2003

Today we continue the countdown of JJHuddle’s “Top 50 Ohio High
School Athletes of the Decade” for 1999-2009. Every Monday through
Friday from now until March 26, a new athlete will be released.

Today’s entry won 11 state titles, including eight individual…no one else has matched it.


Today we continue the countdown of JJHuddle’s “Top 50 Ohio High
School Athletes of the Decade” for 1999-2009. Every Monday through
Friday from now until March 26, a new athlete will be released.

Today’s entry won 11 state titles, including eight individual…no one else has matched it.

41. Whitney Meyers, Cincinnati Ursuline Academy, Swimming, 2000-2003: The state’s top winner of individual gold medals, Meyers won eight individual events and added three state championships on relay teams, for a grand total of 11 titles. When she ended her career, Meyers was in the national high school record book three times (was seventh in the 200-yard freestyle, and has the fifth and tenth in the 100-yard butterfly). She still owns the state record in the 200 free (1:47.19).

COMPLETE COUNTDOWN

Honorable Mention

50. Daequan Cook, Dayton Dunbar, Basketball, 2002-2006

49. Maurice Hall, Columbus Brookhaven, Football, 1997-2001

48. Erick Howard, North Canton Hoover, Football, 2006-2010

47. Jared Sullinger, Columbus Northland, Basketball, 2006-2010

46. Marc Sylvester, Cleveland St. Ignatius, Track,  1997-2001

45. Collin Palmer, Lakewood St. Edward, Wrestling, 2005-2009

44. Dustin Schlatter, Graham/Massillon Perry, Wrestling, 2001-2005

43. Cachet Murray, Girard, Track, 2002-2005

42. Jantel Lavender, Cleveland Central Catholic, Basketball, 2003-2007


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