Ohio State will be well-represented around the globe
Duo will compete in Canadian Pan Pac and Commonwealth Games
Norris, Clary finish 28th and 29th, respectively, in the 1650 freestyle
Norris 18th in the 500 freestyle prelims
Big Ten champion Ashley Vance returns to the pool with eight other Buckeyes at NCAAs
Senior Freestyle, Butterfly Toronto, Ontario
At a glance: Adds depth for the Buckeyes in freestyle and butterfly events ... has posted eight career wins thus far at Ohio State.
As a junior (2013): All-Big Ten selection ... was a part of the 400 medley relay team that set a school record with a time of 3:33.55 at the Big Ten Championships ... qualified for the 100 freestyle and 50 freestyle at the 2013 NCAA Championships ... finished in 11th place in the 50 free (22.84) at the Big Ten Championships ...an exercise science education major ... Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honoree.
As a sophomore (2012): Qualified for the 100 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay at the 2012 NCAA Championships ... won six individual races throughout the season, all in sprint freestyle races ... took the runner-up spot in the 100 freestyle at the Big Ten championships ... also at Big Tens, placed in the Top 5 in the 50 freestyle ... earned second team All-Big Ten honors ... ranked first on the Ohio State depth chart in the 100 freestyle, as well as second in the 50 freestyle ... academically, received Academic All-Big Ten and Ohio State Scholar Athlete accolades.
As a freshman (2011): Recorded the second best 50 freestyle time for the Scarlet and Gray (23.24) and third best 100 freestyle (50.53) ... touched first in the 100 butterfly vs. Cleveland State and Denison (Nov.6) ... finished seventh at the Big Ten championships in the 200 freestyle relay, which was an Ohio State school record time (1:31.92) ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete recognition.
Background: Michelle attended Vaughn Road Academy ... a member of a record breaking relay team at the Canadian Senior Nationals ... a member of the Canadian Junior Pan Pacific team in 2009 ... Michelle is the daughter of William and Emsie Williams ... she has one sister, Lydia, and one brother, William ... plans to major in exercise science ... enjoys collecting cool socks and riding waves at the beach.
Buckeyes Making Waves at Olympic Trials