Fabio Dalu


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Cagliari, Italy
  • Height 5-10
  • Last School McKendree

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Career Bests

Career Honors 

  • Honorable Mention All-American
    • 1650 Free (2022)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete

2021-22 (Junior)

  • Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 400 IM and 500 and 1650 free
  • Took fifth in the 400 IM and 1650 at the Big Ten Championships while also scoring in the 500 free for the Buckeyes
  • Also competed in the OSU Fall Invite, dual vs. Michigan and tri meet vs. Indiana, Penn State and Virginia Tech

Prior to OSU

  • Named a candidate for the CSCAA’s centennial list of 100 Greatest Swimmers & Divers
  • 12-time Division II All-American for McKendree from 2019-21
  • Named the NCAA Division II Swimmer of the Year in 2020-21 after winning national titles in the 500 Free, 1,000 Free, 1,650 Free and the 400 IM
  • Named the Great Lakes Valley Swimmer of the Year in 2021 after capturing individual league titles in four events (500 free, 1,000 free, 1,650 free, 400 IM)
  • Set an NCAA Division II record in the 1,650 freestyle in 2021
  • Named the GLVC Freshman of the Year after setting two league record and earning three gold medals at the GLVC Championships