Mark Belanger
Mark  Belanger

Graduate Student

Akron, Ohio

High School:
Firestone HS



OSU Invite -- Day Two

Bailey wins title in the 400 individual medley


Ohio State Athletics Announces 2017 Huntington Bucks Go Pro Class

Forty-three student-athletes will be interning this summer


Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics


Class of 2017: Meet the Freshmen

Talented group includes a first team All-Big Ten selection


Buckeyes Open Competition at Ohio State Winter Invite

200 medley relay team earns NCAA

As a junior (2017): Finalist in the 100 Back at the Big Ten Championships placing eighth… Competed in the 100 Free at the Big Ten’s… Placed first in the Dual meets against Kenyon, Miami (OH), Wright State … Won in 100 Free three times: Dual meets against Miami (OH), Cleveland State, and Denison… Had sixth fastest time in the 100 Free on the team with a 43.86 and third fastest time on team in 100 Back with a 46.96 … traveled to Ecuador in May 2017 with 10 other student-athletes on the school’s annual Soles4Souls trip

As a sophomore (2016): H
ad 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 ... four-year state qualifier ... six-time state medalist ... two-time district champion ... state runner-up in 2012.