Mark Belanger
Mark  Belanger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Akron, Ohio

High School:
Firestone HS

Event:
FR/FL

11/21/2016

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

06/26/2014

Class of 2017: Meet the Freshmen

Talented group includes a first team All-Big Ten selection

02/08/2014

Buckeyes Open Competition at Ohio State Winter Invite

200 medley relay team earns NCAA

02/07/2014

No. 4 Ohio State Defeats Wright State, 159-106

Buckeyes dominate with top times, scores in each event

01/17/2014

No. 11 Ohio State Jumps Out to First Place at Kenyon Winter Invite

Senior All-American Tim Phillips makes 2013-14 debut

As a junior (2016): Had top-10 times on the team in the 50 and 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke, and 100 butterfly … swam at the Big Ten Championships in the 100 freestyle, 100 backstroke, and 100 butterfly, finishing 15th in the 100 back … won the 100 backstroke in the dual meets against Eastern Michigan and Wright State … qualified for 2016 Olympic Trials

As a freshman (2014):
Claimed first in the 200 medley relay at the Ohio State Winter Invite (1:29.94), as well as second in the 100 freestyle (45.83) ... swam to a season-best in the 100 freestyle at the Big Ten championships (45.50) ... took runner-up in the 200 medley vs. Wright State ... earned OSU Scholar-Athlete recognition.

Prior to Ohio State:Three-time top point scorer and MVP for Firestone ... five-time All-American (100 free, 2012; 100 free, 2013; 100 fly, 2013; 50 free, 2013; 100 fly, 2013; and 200 free, 2013) ... four time All-State ... Academic All-American ... 2013 District Champion in 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle ... district record holder in the 200 freestyle ... 2013 Ohio State Champion in the 100 freestyle ... holds school records in three events and the Firestone High School Pool record in 100 freestyle ... ranked 10th in Ohio by CollegeSwimming.com ... four-year state qualifier ... six-time state medalist ... two-time district champion ... state runner-up in 2012.