Ohio State’s Michael Salazar Named Big Ten Male Swimmer Of The Week

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January 10th, 2018 Big Ten, College

Press Release courtesy of Big Ten Conference

Swimmer of the Week

Michael Salazar, Ohio State

Jr. – El Cajon, Calif. – Valhalla

  • Placed first in the 100 (47.62) and second in the 200 butterfly (1:48.82) versus Kentucky
  • Recorded an NCAA B Standard qualifying time in the 100 butterfly
  • Earns his first career Swimmer of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Swimmer of the Week: Matt McHugh (Nov. 25, 2015)

Freshman of the Week

Nikola Bjelajac, Ohio State

Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina

  • Placed first in the 50 (20.63) and 100 freestyle (46.26) versus Hawai’i
  • Helped the Boilermakers defeat Hawai’i 178-84
  • Earns his first Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Ryan Lawrence (Oct. 18, 2017)

2017-18 Big Ten Men’s Swimmer/Diver of the Week
Oct. 4
S: Jacob Montague, So., MICH
D: Jake Herremans, So., MICH
F: Ross Todd, MICH

Oct. 11

S: Joe Myhre, So., IOWA

D/F: Anton Hoherz, IOWA

Oct. 18

S: Kaelan Freund, So., PSU
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Ryan Lawrence, PUR

Oct. 25

S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Ricardo Vargas, MICH

Nov. 1

S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Paul DeLakis, OSU

Nov. 8

S: Conner McHugh, Sr., MINN
D: Steele Johnson, Jr., PUR
F: Matt Novinski, WIS

Nov. 15

S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Christo Law, Jr., OSU
F: Guy Moskovich, MSU

Nov. 21

S: Blake Pieroni, Sr., IND
D: Brandon Loschiavo, So., PUR
F: Bruno Blaskovic, IND

Dec. 6

S: Felix Auböck, So., MICH
D: Ross Todd, Fr., MICH
F: Daniel Swanepoel, IOWA

Jan. 10

S: Michael Salazar, Jr., OSU

F: Nikola Bjelajac, PUR

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