Michael Salazar
Michael  Salazar

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
El Cajon, Calif.

Event:
FL/FR

As a sophomore (2017): Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar Athlete… Competed at the Big Ten Championships for the Buckeyes… Placed first in the 200 Free at the Dual meets against Miami (OH) and Cleveland State… Recorded a first place finish in the 100 Fly at Dual meet against Miami (OH)… Finished second in the 200 Free at the Dual meets against Denison and Kenyon… Recorded a first place finish in the 200 Free at the Dual meet against Wright State… Finished seventh in the 200 Fly at the Big Ten Championships… Ninth fastest time on the team in the 200 Free… Third fastest time on the team in the 100 Fly with a time of 46.70… Recorded the fourth fastest time in the 200 Fly on the team with a time of 1:45.38

As a freshman (2016): Competed at the 2016 Big Ten Championships in three events: 50 freestyle as well as the 100 and 200 butterfly … kicked off his Buckeye career with the meet against Kenyon in which he swam in both the 100 and 200 fly, finishing third in the 200 … had six top-three finishes as a freshman, all in butterfly events … third-fastest 100 fly time on the team (47.98), one of three freshmen to have a top-three time on the team in any event … qualified for 2016 Olympic Trials