Gabriella Marinelli

Gabriella Marinelli

  • Year:
  • Hometown:
    Mason, Ohio
  • High School:
    William Mason

Had a trio of top-10 individual finishes at Horizon League Championships, including a pair of top-five efforts … Reset career bests in all three of her events at League meet … Finished third in 200 freestyle in 1:50.64 … Took fourth in the 100 free in 50.87 seconds … Anchored 800 free relay that set school record at HL meet in 7:24.12 … Finished ninth in 500 freestyle in 4:56.66 … Anchored the 400 medley relay team and swam third leg on 400 free relay, helping both to runner-up finishes … Her leg on 400 free relay was the fastest third leg of any athlete in the race (50.69 seconds) … Also swam lead leg on 200 free relay at HL meet … Had four top-10 individual finishes at Magnus Cup, including third in 200 free … Won six races in dual meets in five different events on season, including winning two races in dual at Oakland … Had top time on team in both 100 and 200 free on season … Swam in seven different traditional events on season.

Scored in all three individual events at Horizon League Championships … Competed in seven events—the maximum possible—during League meet … Was sixth in the 200 freestyle (1:51.65) and was the top freshman in the event … Took eighth in the 100 free (51.55) and was the second-fastest freshman … Led off the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relays at League Championships, helping CSU to third-place finishes in both the 200 and 400 … Anchored the 400 medley relay as well … Also was 12th in 50 free at League meet (23.90) and had reset her personal best during prelims (23.75) … Set a personal best in the 500 freestyle at Magnus Cup (5:01.49) … Won the 100 freestyle in dual at Ohio State … Won six races in dual meet action on the season … Finished among top 10 in five individual events at Magnus Cup … Had the fastest time on the team in the 100, 200 and 500 freestyle during the season.

Finished in the top eight at the 2016 Ohio state championships in both the 100 (51.49 seconds) and 200 (1:51.48) freestyle … Was on the 400 freestyle relay team that won a state championship in 3:24.25 … Finished in seventh place in 100 freestyle at 2015 Ohio meet in 51.83 seconds … Qualified for state meet each year for the Comets … Named an Academic All-American for William Mason … Competed for the Mason Manta Rays club team for eight years … Qualified for various national meets with Manta Rays and placed among the top eight in individual and relay events.

Daughter of Marco and Regina Marinelli … Born July 18, 1998 … Photography and graphic design major.