NCAA qualifiers Josh Fleagle and DJ MacDonald highlight the group
February 5 - February 11, 2013
Ohio State notches seven Top 5 marks in day two finals of Winter Invite
Buckeyes sweep four of nine events; record seven victories
Ohio State honored its nine seniors Saturday
At a glance: One of four swimmers on the roster from St. Francis de Sales High School in Toledo, Ohio ... specializes in sprint freestyle events ... cousin of teammate Michael DiSalle.
As a freshman (2013): Swam in first official meet as a Buckeye vs. Cleveland State and Kenyon (Oct. 26) ...placed third in the 100 freestyle with a time of 48.01 at a home meet against Denison (Nov. 2) ... took the runner-up spot in the 100 freestyle (46.83) in a dual with Miami (OH) ... touched second in the 50 freestyle (21.58) in a matchup with Cincinnati ... earned a personal best time of 1:40.74 in the 200 freestyle at the Ohio State Invitational ... recognized as an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Background: Dan is a six-time state champion and 11-time All-American under head coach Keith Kennedy at St. Francis de Sales ... part of a program that won four district championships and finished second in the state twice ... recognized as St. Francis' Athlete of the Year ... named the team's most valuable swimmer as well as most improved during his high school career ... lists winning two individual events at state as his greatest sports thrill ... was also part of the two-time state runner-up water polo team at St. Francis ... picked up first team all-state in water polo, along with offensive player of the year ... enjoys playing video games in his free time ... hopes to one day travel the world ... son of Dan, Jr. and Jane DiSalle ... has four siblings: Christina, Catherine, Jake and Teddy.