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Musgrove, Salig plan to pursue graduate degrees in their respective fields of study
A total of 20 program records were broken by the men's and women's squads in 2013-14
The Nittany Lion 400 freestyle relay team set a new McCoy Natatorium record with a time of 2:57.40
Penn State swimmers combined to hit six NCAA B qualifying standards
Nittany Lion head coach Tim Murphy recorded his first win at PSU on Friday evening
2012-13: One of the most diverse swimmers on the team, competing in nine different individual events during his junior season ... His 200 butterfly time of 1:46.40 at the Big Ten Championships (2/27-3/2/13) ranked first on the team for the season in the event ... The mark of 1:46.40 reached the NCAA "B" qualifying standard for the 200 butterfly ... Swam a time of 1:47.02 at the Big Ten Championships, hitting the NCAA "B" standard for the race ... Finished the season ranked in the top-three for Penn State in the 100 butterfly, 200 butterfly, 200 IM and 400 IM ... Won five races during the season, four in the 200 butterfly vs. Indiana/Virginia (11/16/12), vs. West Virginia (10/19/12), vs. Missouri State (1/12/13) and vs. Navy (1/26/13) and one in the 200 IM vs. Villanova (11/10/12) ... Received the Robert Krimmel Academic Achievement Award for the second-straight season ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors ... Named a CSCAA Academic All-American ... Honored with the Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award.
2010-11: Earned a trip to the Big Ten Championships (2/23-2/26/11) in the 100 butterfly, 200 butterfly and 200 IM ... Bested the NCAA "B" standard in the 200 butterfly at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 1:45.11 ... Finished second among Nittany Lions and 18th overall in the 100 butterfly at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 45.56 ... Swam a 1:45.07 in the Last Chance Meet (3/5/11) to beat the NCAA "B" standard in the 200 Butterfly ... Placed first in the 200 butterfly against Virginia Tech (10/23/10) with a time of 1:50.27 ... Part of the winning 400 medley relay team vs. Buffalo (2/4/11) finishing in 3:21.28 ... Earned two first place finishes in the 500 freestyle, swimming 4:38.64 against Pittsburgh (1/15/11) and 4:36.57 against Buffalo.
Earned five All-America honors under the direction of Ross Herman ... Four-year letterwinner in swimming ... Member of the Upper Main Lion YMCA club team coached by Glenn Neufeld ... 2009 YMCA Long Course National Champion in the 200 IM and all five relays.
Matthew Charles Salig was born in Fairfax, Va. on November 15, 1991 to John and Carolyn Salig ... Has two siblings, Lauren and Colin ... Majoring in bioengineering.
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