Michal Szuba
    • Event
    • Class
    • Hometown
    • Freestyle
    • Junior
    • Wroclaw, Poland

    Updated: August 21, 2014

    General: School-record holder in the 500, 1000 and 1650 freestyles.

    2013-2014: Joined the squad in January … At ACCs, earned 47 team points after finishing 11th in the 1650 freestyle, 19th in the 200 freestyle and fifth in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:21.14 … At the VT Invitational, won the 1650 freestyle … At UNC Wilmington, won the 1650 freestyle in 16:01.15 and the 500 freestyle in 4:37.92 … Against No. 18 Virginia, won the 1650 freestyle in 15:33.41, captured second in the 500 freestyle and helped finish fifth in the 800 freestyle relay … At Tennessee, won the 1000 freestyle in 9:18.51 and won the 500 freestyle in 4:30.57 … At Pittsburgh, wont he 1000 freestyle in 9:14.23, took second in the 500 freestyle and helped finish fifth in the 400 freestyle relay … At Cincinnati, won the 1650 freestyle in 15:36.47 and finished fourth in the 200 freestyle … At Ohio State finished second in both the 1000 freestyle and the 500 freestyle and helped take fourth in the 400 freestyle relay … Against NC State, took second in the 1000 freestyle and won the 500 freestyle in 4:31.39 … At the VT Swimming Challenge, placed second in the 1000 freestyle and won the 500 freestyle in 4:30.84.

    2012-13: Joined the squad in January ... Placed in the top 31 at the NCAA Championships, coming in 31st in the 500 freestyle, 29th in the 1650 freestyle and swam the 800 freestyle relay that finished 29th ... Secured a ticket to his first NCAA Championships at the ACCs ... Scored 33 points for the H2Okies at the ACC Championships, winning bronze medals in the 500 and 1650 freestyles and took 16th in the 200 freestyle ... Took fourth in the 1650 freestyle, third in the 500 freestyle and seventh in the 200 freestyle at No. 11 Virginia ... Won the 200 freestyle in the win over William & Mary ... Swept the distance freestyle events, winning the 1000 and 500 freestyles at NC State ... In his first collegiate event, won the 1000 and 500 freestyles in the win against Tennessee.

    High School: Swam for nine years under the direction of Leszek Gorski at LOM nr.1 in Wroclaw, Poland ... Member of the Polish World Championship Team that competed in Lima, Peru ... Placed third in the 400 freestyle and fourth in the 800 freestyle at the European Junior Championships in Belgrade ... Won the 400 freestyle at the Polish National Championships, while taking second in the 800 and 1500 freestyles.

    Personal: Michal Szuba was born on April 15, 1993 in Wroclaw, Poland ... Son of Elibieta and Ireneusz Szuba ... Has an older sister, Dominika ... Plans to major in business.

    Szuba's Collegiate Best
    200 Free: 1:37.60 500 Free: 4:19.55
    1000 Free: 9:10.64 1650 Free: 15:00.14
    200 Fly: 1:55.51
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