Men's Swimming

Michael Gallagher


Sandusky, Ohio

High School:
St. Mary Cen. Catholic


Vacationland S.C.

Michael Gallagher


Buckeyes Place 26 of Academic All-Big Ten List

Most of any swimming/diving team in the Big Ten


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

Buckeyes dominate with top times, scores in each event


No. 9 Ohio State Drops Hard-Fought Meet to No. 1 Michigan

Buckeyes win six races against the top-ranked Wolverines


No. 9 Ohio State Tops West Virginia, 177-99

Buckeyes take first place in 10 events


Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner

At a glance: Competes predominantly in individual medley and backstroke events for the Buckeyes.

As a junior (2013): Tallied three wins on the season ... touched first twice on the road vs. Miami (OH) - 100 backstroke (51.38) and 200 backstroke (1:52.10) ... also earned a win in the 200 backstroke vs. Denison (1:53.29) ... set career-best marks at the Ohio State Invitational in the 100 freestyle (46.23) and 200 individual medley (1:50.58) ... dropped a personal-best of 1:46.49 in the 200 backstroke at OSU's NCAA Last Chance Qualifer ... ranked as Ohio State's third top 200 backstroke performer ... academically, selected as an OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten recipient.

As a sophomore (2012): Placed first in the 200 backstroke at the Ohio State Winter Invitational ... also set two personal best times at the invitational in the 100 and 200 backstroke in 49.10 and 1:47.78, respectively ... earned OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten recognition.

As a freshman (2011): Opened Buckeye career at a home meet vs. Kenyon ... saw action in seven meets overall during rookie campaign ... academically, picked up OSU Scholar-Athlete accolades.

Background: Michael was a junior national qualifier and an All-American in the 200m individual medley ... state champion in the 200m individual medley at St. Mary Central Catholic H.S. ... a four time high school most valuable swimmer ... excelled at cross country going to state three times and was a two-year team MVP ... also swam for the Vacationland Swim Club in Sandusky, Ohio.

Michael Gallagher

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