Michael Wynalda
Michael Wynalda

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wyoming, Mich.

High School:
Grandville

Event:
Freestyle


03/30/2013

Even Dozen: Wolverines Lead Coast to Coast to Win 12th NCAA Title

Even Dozen: Men's Swimmers Lead Coast to Coast to Win 12th NCAA Title

03/29/2013

Wolverines Win 200 Medley Relay National Title, Lead after Day Two

Men's Swimmers Win 200 Medley Relay National Title, Lead after Day Two

03/25/2013

This Week in Michigan Men's Swimming & Diving #13

Men's Swimming Aims for High Finish at NCAA Championships

03/13/2013

U-M Qualifies 17 Swimmers, Five Relays for NCAA Championships

Seventeen Men's Swimmers, Five Relays Qualify for NCAA Championships

03/05/2013

Four Swimmers to Head to OSU for Last-Ditch Qualifier

Four Men's Swimmers to Head to OSU for Last-Ditch Qualifier

At Michigan ... Four-time NCAA All-American (2014: 200-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay; 2013: 200-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... Two-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2014: 500-yard freestyle, 400-yard freestyle relay) ... Six-time Big Ten champion (2014: 200-yard freestyle, 400-yard freestyle relay, 800-yard freestyle relay; 2013: 800-yard freestyle relay; 2012: 200-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... Three-time All-Big Ten (First Team: 2012-14).

Senior (2013-14) ... U.S. National Team ... Two-time NCAA All-American (200-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... Two-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (500-yard freestyle, 400-yard freestyle relay) ... Three-time Big Ten champion (200-yard freestyle, 400-yard freestyle relay, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... Championships Meets ... Finished third in the 200-yard freestyle (1:32.58), 13th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:16.40) and swam on two relays at the NCAA Championships (March 27-29) ... Won the 200-yard freestyle (1:32.52), took second in the 500-yard freestyle (4:13.91), fifth in the 100-yard freestyle (43.14) and swam on winning 400-yard freestyle relay (2:51.07) and NCAA record-setting 800-yard freestyle relay (6:09.85) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26-March 1) ... Regular Season ... Swam two events at Purdue (Jan. 10) ... Won the 200-yard freestyle at Northwestern (Jan. 11) ... Swam three events at the SMU Classic (Jan. 17-18), taking second in the 200-yard freestyle (1:34.18) ... Broke Big Ten and U-M records in the 200-yard freestyle (1:32.91, fourth) at AT&T Winter Nationsl (Dec. 5-7); also finished sixth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:19.41) ... swam three events at the Univ. of Michigan Open (Nov. 22-24), including an eighth-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle ... had runner-up finishes in the 100-yard freestyle (44.40) and 200-yard freestyle (1:36.31) against Indiana and Texas (Oct. 25) ... won the 200-yard freestyle (1:37.31) and finished third in the 100-yard freestyle (44.65) against Notre Dame and Auburn (Oct. 12) ... took third in the 200-yard freestyle (1:39.02) and swam in three other events vs. Iowa (Sept. 27).

Junior (2012-13) ... Two-time NCAA All-American ... Big Ten champion (800-yard freestyle relay) ... All-Big Ten ...Championship Meets... Finished fifth in the 200-yard freestyle (1:33.38), 23rd in the 500-yard freestyle (4:18.83) and 41st in the 100-yard freestyle (44.13)at the NCAA Championships (March 28-30) ...Finished second in the 200-yard freestyle (1:33.91), fourth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:16.83), 15th in the 100-yard freestyle (44.06) and aided to a win in the 800-yard freestyle relay at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 27-March 2) ...Regular Season ... Swam three events at Michigan State (Feb. 9) ... won 200-yard freestyle, and was a member of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay against Ohio State (Feb. 1-2) ... Finished second in the 200-yard freestyle and seventh in the 500-yard freestyle at the SMU Classic (Jan. 18-19) ... swam three events vs. Purdue (Jan. 12) ... set U.S. record (for 20-yard pool length) in the 200-yard freestyle against EMU Jan. 11) ... scored two top-three finishes at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2), including a win in the 200-yard freestyle and a third-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle ... finished second in the 200-yard freestyle, third in the 100-yard freestyle and contributed to a relay win at Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26) ... swam four events against Wisconsin (Sept. 29) and Minnesota (Oct. 5).

Sophomore (2011-12) ... Two-time Big Ten champion (200-yard freestyle, 800-yard freestyle relay) ... All-Big Ten First Team ... Championships Meets ... Placed first in the 200-yard freestyle (1:34.10, 1:34.08 prelim), first in the 800-yard freestyle relay (6:16.26), 23rd in the 100-yard freestyle (44.55) and 41st in the 50-yard freestyle (20.58) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 22-25) ... Regular Season ... Placed fourth in the 100-yard backstroke (51.71) against Michigan State (Feb. 4) ... Won the 400-yard medley relay (3:15.23), the 800-yard freestyle relay (6:28.09), finished second in the 200-yard freestyle (1:35.88), fourth in the 400-yard freestyle relay (2:59.52), sixth in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:22.22), 10th in the 100-yard freestyle (45.02) and 12th in the 50-yard freestyle (20.74) at the Hawkeye Invitational (Dec. 2) ... Posted a career best and an Olympic consideration time in the 200-yard freestyle (1:52.61) at the NC Charlotte Ultraswim (May 10).

Freshman (2010-11) ... Regular Season ... Recorded a personal best time in 100-meter freestyle (52.47/45.28 converted) at the USA Swimming Long Course Invitational (Dec. 5) ... Posted an NCAA Consideration time in the 200-yard freestyle (1:38.25) as lead off on the 800-yard freestyle relay at the USA Swimming Short Course Nationals (Dec. 2-4) ... Swam career bests in the 50-yard freestyle (21.50) and 100-yard backstroke (53.15) at the USA Swimming Minnesota Grand Prix (Nov. 12-14).

National/International ... U.S. National Team (2013-14) ... 2013 World University Games ... Won silver medal as part of the 4x200-meter freestyle relay and a bronze medal as part of the 4x100-meter medley relay at 2013 World University Games ... Placed 10th in the 200-meter freestyle (1:48.38) and 48th in the 100-meter freestyle (50.72)at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials ... Named to Team USA roster for 2013 World University Games ... USA Junior National Team Meet (Spain).

Prep ... Grandville High School (2010) ... Also played four seasons of water polo in addition to swimming.

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, undeclared major ... Birthday is April 1, 1992.

Top Times

Event

Time

Date

50-yard Freestyle

20.58

2/22/2012

100-yard Freestyle

43.14

3/1/2014

200-yard Freestyle

1:32.14

2/28/2014

500-yard Freestyle

4:13.91

2/27/2014

100-yard Backstroke

50.50

12/2/2011

200-yard Backstroke

1:52.15

1/12/2013

100-yard Butterfly

52.06

11/23/2013



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