Swimming & Diving

Vanessza Balogh
Vanessza Balogh

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Budapest, Hungary

High School:
Csik Terenc Gimnazium

Height:
5-8

Event:
Free/Breast/IM

Major:
Studio Art



02/24/2013

Oakland Captures 14th Consecutive Summit League Championships

Amr el Sayed and Sandra Czerska were named Swimmers of the Championships

02/22/2013

Oakland Breaks Records on Day Three of Summit League Championships

Sandra Czerska and Tricia Grant both broke league records

02/21/2013

Oakland Racks up B Cuts, Leads after Day Two of League Championship

Amr el Sayed set a new league record in the 500-yard freestyle

02/20/2013

Oakland Breaks Relay Record at Swimming and Diving Championships

The Golden Grizzlies won all four relays on the opening night of The Summit League Championships.

02/19/2013

Oakland Ready to Host Summit League Championships

OU is searching for its 14th straight league title

02/22/2013

Summit League Championships Day Three

Day three of The Summit League Swimming and Diving Championships at the OU Aquatic Center

01/11/2013

Oakland vs. Akron

The women's swimming and diving team took on Akron in the first meet of 2013 Friday afternoon in the OU Aquatic Center

11/30/2012

EMU Swim and Dive Invitational Day One

The OU men's and women's swimming and diving teams competed in Day one of action at the EMU Swim and Dive Invitational

02/18/2012

2012 Summit League Championship Photo Gallery -- (Feb. 18, 2012)

Photos of the 2012 Summit League Swim Championships. Oakland won both the men's and women's titles.

02/17/2012

2012 Summit League Championship Photo Gallery -- (Feb. 17, 2012)

Photos from the finals of Day 3 at The Summit League Championships hosted by Oakland at the OU Aquatic Center.

2012-13
▪ Earned all-league honors at The Summit League Championships
▪ Won the 500 free for the third straight year with a time of 4:53.57
▪ Captured third-consecutive 400 IM title with a time of 4:20.10
▪ Won the 1,650 free title for third time with a time of 16:51.11
▪ Member of the championship 800 free relay

2011-2012:
▪ Named The Summit League Swimmer of the Year and Swimmer of the Championships
▪ Earned all-league honors at The Summit League Championships
▪ Defended title in the 500-yard freestyle with a Summit League record 4:48.24 at The Summit League Championships
▪ Won her second consecutive 400-yard IM by breaking Summit League record with a time of 4:16.34 and defended her title in 1,650-free
▪ Set school records and collected NCAA 'B' qualifying times in the 400-IM and 200-breast
▪ Member of Championship 400-free, 800-free and 400-medley relay teams
▪ Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention selection
▪ Earned four Summit League Athlete of the Week honors, tying her for third most in a single-season and tied for third most all-time.

2010-2011:
▪ Named The Summit League Swimmer of the Year
▪ Earned all-league honors at The Summit League Championship
▪ Named Newcomer of the Championship after winning the 400-yard individual medley and the 500 and 1650 freestyle events and swimming on the championship 800 free relay
▪ Set meet records and hit the NCAA 'B' standard in all three events
▪ Broke school records in the 1000 free (9:57.87), 1650 free (16:32.55) and 400 IM (4:18.96)
▪ Named Summit League Swimmer of the Week three times
▪ Earned CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-America honorable mention honors

2009-10:
▪ Redshirt

International Experience:
She was the Hungarian National Junior champion in the 100 and 200 breast, 400 IM and the 800 and 1500 free

Personal:
Parents: Nikolett Krisztkievits and Zsolt Balogh

Balogh's Career Bests
500 Free - 4:48.24, The Summit League Championships, 12/15/12 (Summit League and school record)
1000 Free - 9:57.87, The Summit League Championship, 2/16/11
1650 Free - 16:32.55, The Summit League Championship, 2/16/11 (Summit League and school record)
100 Breast - 1:05.07, Wayne State, 10/29/11
200 Breast - 2:14.87, The Summit League Championships, 2/15/12 (school record)
200 IM - 2:05.92, Oakland Tri-Meet, 2:05.92
400 IM - 4:16.34, The Summit League Championship, 2/15/12 (Summit League and school record)

NCAA Horizon Nike Oakland University Varsity