Michael Barnosky

Michael  Barnosky


Cedaredge, CO

High School:




Pair of Falcons to swim at Olympic Trials

Faciszewski and Dahle will swim at Olympic Trials


Barnosky/Zillweger conclude NCAA Championship competition

The pair of seniors helped lead Air Force to historic season


Barnosky earns All-American honors in 100 breast stroke

Senior Michael Barnosky placed third in the 100 breast stroke at NCAA Championships


Barnosky places 48th in NCAAs in 200 IM

Barnosky and Nathanael Zillweger will compete in NCAAs on Friday and Saturday


Barnosky and Zillweger to compete in NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships

The pair of seniors will compete March 23-26 in Atlanta, Ga.


100 Breast                 53.06*

200 Breast                1:56.89*

200 IM                      1:47.72#

400 IM                      4:14.44

200 MR                     1:27.31*

400 MR                     3:11.69*

*School record

# Academy Top 10 All-Time


2014-15 (JUNIOR): Ranked No. 1 on the team in five different events…broke a six–year old record in the 100 breaststroke (53.06)…which allowed him to be ranked No. 1 in WAC in the 100 breaststroke...in the 200 breaststroke, he broke a 14-year old record by two seconds (1:56.89)…also ranked No.1 in 200 breaststroke in the WAC…member of 200 medley relay that set a school record (1:27.31) and a member of 400 medley relay team with a school record of 3:11.69…No. 1 ranking on team in the 200 IM, No. 2 Academy Top 10 all-time…ranked No. 2 in WAC for 200 IM…achieved personal bests in five events this season.


2013-14 (SOPHOMORE): Spectacular sophomore season, ranking No. 1 on the team in five different events … in three of the five events, he set school records and in the other two events he ranked No. 2 at the Academy all-time … set the school record for the 100 breast (53.52) … No. 1 on the team in the 200 IM (1:48.48 / No. 2 Academy all-time) … No. 1 on the team in the 200 breast (1:59.49/ No. 2 Academy all-time) … member of the relay team that set the school record in the 200 medley relay (1:27.82) and also part of the team that set the school record in the 400 medley relay (3:12.95) … achieved personal bests in five events this season.


2012-13 (FRESHMAN): Second team All-MPSF in 100 breast...fastest time on team in 100 breast and second in 200 breast...fourth in 200 and 400 IM...100 breast time of 54.99 is fourth-fastest and 200 breast time of 2:02.53 is eighth-fastest in Academy history...voted team most inspirational.


HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years in swimming...All-American...Scholastic All-American...National Honor Society member...high school swimming coach was Silas Almgren...swam club for the Montrose Marlins, also coached by Silas Almgren.


PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 3...owns private pilot license and is also a hot air balloon pilot...hobbies are flying and swimming...favorite foods are pasta and steak...favorite movie is Prometheous...person in history he’d like to meet is Neil Armstrong...credits his dad as having the biggest influence on his sports career...pre-race/meet ritual is to play Holding Out For a Hero by Bonnie Tyler...favorite quote: “To give anything less that your best, is to sacrifice the gift.”...son of Joseph and Susan Barnosky.

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