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    Daniel Salovesh
    Daniel Salovesh

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Casa Grande, Ariz.

    High School:
    Casa Grande Union

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 150

    Event:
    Backstroke



    03/02/2013

    School Record Falls on Final Day of Big Ten Championships

    Jordan Wilimovsky takes down nine-year-old 1,650 free record; 'Cats finish ninth as a team

    03/02/2013

    Strong Swims Secure Scoring Lanes Saturday at B1G Championships

    Two Wildcats move into NU's all-time top five in their specific events

    02/02/2013

    Northwestern Honors Seniors, Splits Results at NU Invitational

    Wildcats defeat Missouri State, fall to Notre Dame

    01/29/2013

    'Cats Cap Regular Season With Northwestern Invitational

    Wildcat seniors will be honored prior to Saturday's 5 p.m. CT session

    11/18/2012

    Wilimovsky Smashes Pool Record in the Mile, NU Wins TYR Invitational

    Freshman's swim in the 1,650 free is the second-fastest in school history

    2012-13:Member of Northwestern's backstroke group who finished his career with his best Big Ten Championships ... Ranked third in the 200 back, fourth in the 1,000 free and fifth in the 100 back and 200 free on NU's top times list for the season ... Has a proven history of dropping big time at big meets, which he did again at the Big Ten Championships with a pair of career-best times in the backstroke events ... In the 200 back, first finished in a dead heat for 25th with a career-best 1:47.56, then lowered his career-best to 1:47.31 (6.51 seconds better than his seed) to win a swim-off for first alternate position ... After a scratch ahead of him, earned his first-career second swim at the Big Ten Championships, eventually placing 24th overall in the event ... Swam a career-best 50.50 in the 100 back at the conference meet to place 40th ... Also competed in the 200 free (56th) at the Big Ten Championships, cutting 3.16 seconds from his seed ... Showed his taper capabilities earlier in the year at Northwestern's own four-team TYR Invitational (11/16-11/18) ... Qualified for the championship final of the 200 back before finishing fifth overall in 1:53.82, 5.24 seconds faster than his prelim time ... Also made the championship final of the 50 back at the TYR, coming in sixth ... Won the TYR consolation final of the 100 back with a 52.26, 2.78 seconds faster than his prelim effort ... Won the TYR bonus final of the 500 free in 4:48.65, a full 16.33 seconds faster than his prelim time ... Also had a TYR second swim in the bonus final of the 200 free, where he placed 18th ... Scored points in a pair of dual meet events at Milwaukee (1/16), taking fourth in the 200 back and fifth in the 1,000 free.

    2011-12:Ranked third in the 200 back and fifth in the 100 back on Northwestern's top times list for the season ... Competed in the 200 back (35 th), 100 back (41st) and 200 free (62nd) at the Big Ten Championships ... Three times scored points in dual-meet events during the reguar season, finishing fourth in the 200 back against both Eastern Michigan (10/21) and Wisconsin (11/11) and fourth again in the 100 back against Lewis and Carthage College (1/7) ... Scored points in consolation final appearances at Northwestern's own five-team TYR Invitational (11/18-11/20) in the 50 back (10th), 200 back (10th) and 100 back (12th) ... Also qualified for a second swim in TYR Invite bonus final of the 200 free (19th).

    2010-11:Member of Northwestern's backstroke stroke group, ranking third in the 200 on NU's top times list for the year ... Swam career-best times in all three of his Big Ten Championships events ... Placed 27th in the 200 back (1:49.14), 43rd in the 100 back (51.48) and 48th in the 200 free (1:40.25) at the conference meet ... Earned a consolation final berth in the 200 back at NU's own five-team TYR Invitational (11/19-11/21), placing 12th in the event ... Made the bonus final in the 100 back at the TYR before ending up 20th overall ... Best dual-meet finishes were two fifth-place efforts in the 500 free and 100 back in a quad dual against Carthage, Lewis and North Central (01/08).

    2009-10:Member of Northwestern's backstroke squad ... Ranked third on NU's top times list for the year in the 200 back ... Had an incredible debut Big Ten Championships, dropping massive amounts of time in all three of his events ... Cut 3.8 seconds off his seed to place 37th with a 53.19 in the 100 back ... Dropped 7.02 seconds from his seed to take 35th with a 1:52.88 in the 200 back ... Sliced 4.75 seconds from his seed to come in 56th with a 1:43.23 in the 200 free ... At the six-team TYR Invitational in November, made the consolation final of the 200 back to place 14th overall in the event ... Best dual meet finish of the year was a fifth-place effort in the 200 free against UIC (11/14) and a fifth-place swim in the 500 free versus Carthage and Lewis (1/16).

    High School:School record holder in the 200 free and 100 fly ... Two-time Region champion in the 100 back ... Finished in the top-10 in the state in the 100 back ... Named all-Region and team MVP ... Swam five years of club with the Arizona Seals ... Speedo sectional qualifier and Grand Prix participant ... Class Valedictorian ... National Honor Society member, AP Scholar with Distinction and Elk's Most Valuable Student Finalist.

    Personal:Born Daniel Aloysius Salovesh ... Son of James and Laura Logan ... Mom swam for Northern Illinois ... Majoring in Political Science with a minor in Classical Studies.

    SALOVESH'S PERSONAL BESTS

    Event Personal Best
    100 backstroke 51.48
    200 backstroke 1:47.31
    200 freestyle 1:40.25