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Ryan, Saloky and McHugh shine
Shane Ryan sets a facility record in the 100 free; Women post season-best times
Nittany Lions to host four meets in McCoy Natatorium
Nittany Lions recognized for excellence in the classroom
Nine post perfect 4.0 GPAs in 2015-16 to continue record-setting year for Nittany Lion student-athletes
|50 Free||22.67||2/19/15||Big Ten Championships|
|100 Free||50.26||2/21/15||Big Ten Championships|
|100 Breast||1:02.80||12/6/14||Georgia Fall Invite
|100 Fly||54.59||12/6/14||Georgia Fall Invite
2015-16 (Junior Year)
Competed in 12 meets including the Big Ten Championships and NCAA Championships, and also competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials in the 50m free (26.19, 69th) … Member of 200 freestyle relay team at NCAA Championships … Ranked second on the team in the 50 free, swimming a season-best and NCAA ‘B’-cut time of 22.74 in the preliminaries at the Big Ten Championships … Contributed to fourth-place finish at the Big Ten Championships in the 200 free relay in a season-best 1:29.41 … Ranked fourth on the team in the 100 butterfly with a season-best 54.55 at Big Tens … Also ranked fourth on the team in the 100 free with a season-best of 50.29 at the Georgia Invitational (12/6) … Won the 100 butterfly (56.33) at season-opening Georgia Tech/Liberty tri-meet (10/2) … Touched first in the 100 breast (1:04.55) at Emory (10/3) … Led podium sweep of the 50 free (23.14) against Virginia Tech (10/16).
2014-15 (Sophomore Year)
Earned honorable mention All-America honors as part of the 200 freestyle relay team that placed 12th at the NCAA Championships in a school-record 1:28.30 ... Named second-team All-Big Ten after competing successfully in three top-finishing relays and three individual events ... Contributed to a second-place effort in the 200 free relay in a then-school record 1:28.50 ... Member of fifth-place 200 medley and 400 free teams ... Placed 10th individually in the 50 free in a personal-best and NCAA `B' cut time of 22.67 and also set a PR in the 100 free (50.26) ... Competed in eight meets ... Swam the 100 butterfly in five meets, including the Big Ten meet, with a personal best time of 54.59 at the Georgia Fall Invitational (12/6/14) ... Also set a PR in the 100 breast (1:02.80) at the Georgia Fall Invite, an event she also competed in at five meets ... Led off the 200 free relay team that first broke the school record in the Michigan/Virginia tri-meet (11/7).
2013-14 (Freshman Year)
Competed in five meets as well as the Big Ten Championships ... Had the fourth-best individual top time in the 50-yard freestyle ... Posted a personal best time of 51.05 in the 100-yard freestyle at the Big Ten Championships (2/22) ... Touched the wall in 23.06 in the 50 free at the Texas Invitational (12/5), the fourth-fastest time in that event by any Nittany Lion this season and a career-best ... Also recorded her best personal marks in the 100 breaststroke (1:05.23) and the 100 butterfly (55.56) at the Texas Invitational.
Swam for Central Columbia High School and head coach Tim Gardner ... Won the PIAA State Championship in the 50 freestyle as a sophomore ... Earned All-State honors in the 50 freestyle and 200 freestyle and medley relays ... Garnered All-America honors three times during her career ... Owns the school record in the 50 and 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke ... A part of the relay squad that broke the PIAA record in the 200 medley relay as a junior ... Swam for the Sunbury YMCA ... Finished ninth in the 50 freestyle at Nationals ... Qualified for the Junior Olympics in the 50 freestyle.
Full name is Kaitlin Lorrain Saloky ... Born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania on June 4, 1995 ... Parents are Paul and Sharon Saloky ... Has one sister, Kristan, and one brother, Paul.