Gabriella Marinelli
Gabriella Marinelli
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mason, Ohio
High School: William Mason

2016-17 – FRESHMAN 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.

Pre-CSU
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.

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