Mark Belanger
Mark  Belanger

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Akron, Ohio

High School:
Firestone HS

Event:
FR/FL

03/23/2018

DeLakis Takes 11th in the 200 Freestyle at the NCAA Championships

Final day of competition is Saturday

03/22/2018

Romanik Scores for the Buckeyes on One Meter

Buckeyes will compete in 200 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 100 butterfly, three-meter diving and 200 medley relay on Friday

02/23/2018

DeLakis, Barone Set School Records on Day Three of B1G Championships

Day four of Big Ten Championships begin on Saturday at 12 p.m. ET

02/22/2018

Ohio State in Third Place After Two Days of B1G Championship

Day three of Big Ten Championships begin on Friday at 12 p.m. ET

02/21/2018

Buckeyes Pick Up Pair of Bronze Finishes on Day One of B1G Championships

Day two of Big Ten Championships begin on Thursday at 12 p.m. ET

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 CollegeSwimming.com ... four-year state qualifier ... six-time state medalist ... two-time district champion ... state runner-up in 2012.