Derek Bosko
Derek Bosko
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Holland, Mich.
High School: Holland
Events: sprint freestyle

Derek Bosko 2016-2017: All-American in the 400 freestyle relay (school record, 3:00.12, in the preliminary heat)...Achieved honorable mention All-America status in the 200 and 400 medley relay...Qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships in three relays (400 freestyle and 200 and 400 medley) and the 100 freestyle...Placed on the list of preseason All-Americans by collegeswimming.com...Earned his place on the all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association team with his third individual title in the 50 freestyle (20.71)...Also achieved titles in the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle and 400 medley relay events...Bosko set a 44.00 split as Albion set a MIAA record 3:18.27 in winning the 400 medley relay.

2015-2016 Season: Placed on the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America's list of Scholar All-Americans and on the MIAA's Academic Honor Roll...Achieved honorable mention All-America status in the 100-yard freestyle (finishing 10th, 44.83) and as part of Albion's 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relay teams. His 20.01 split helped Albion set a school record time (1:22.53) in the 200 freestyle relay during the NCAA Division III Championships...Selected the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association's Most Valuable Swimmer and achieved all-MIAA status for the third consecutive year after sprinting to the league titles in the 50 (20.51) and 100 (44.70) freestyle events...Set a scintillating 43.68 split in anchoring the 400 free relay...Named the Division III National Swimmer of the Week by collegeswimming.com after winning the sprint freestyle events (21.47 seconds in the 50, 46.01 seconds in the 100) during a quadrangle meet in Grand Rapids.

2014-2015 Season: Achieved honorable mention All-America status with teammates David Alday, Parker Belmore, and Sebastian Tostado in the 400 freestyle relay. The Britons finished 16th in the NCAA Division III Championship (3:03.80 in the preliminary, 3:06.26 in the consolation final).....Achieved all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association status for the second consecutive year after sprinting to league titles in the 50 (20.97) and 100 (45.87) freestyle events...Produced a lifetime-best swim to help Albion win the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association title in the 800 freestyle relay in a NCAA 'B' cut time of 6:46.10 (his 200 free split was 1:41.53)...His 44.73 split helped Albion win the 400 freestyle relay in a NCAA 'B' cut and Holland Aquatic Center pool record time of 3:02.40...His 20.29 split helped Albion to a runner-up finish in the 200 freestyle relay...Finished fourth in the 200 freestyle (1:42.49)...Placed on the MIAA's Academic Honor Roll.

2013-2014 season: A member of Albion’s honorable mention All-America 400 freestyle relay team (16th in the NCAA Division III Championship)...Placed on the all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association team...Member of the 200 and 400 freestyle relays that set school record times in first-place peformances during the MIAA Championship...Contributed 40 ½ points toward Albion’s team score in individual events during the MIAA Championship, tying for fourth in the 100 freestyle and finishing fifth in the 50 free and seventh in the 200 free...Swam on school-record 200 medley relay at the Carthage Winter Classic...Selected as the MIAA's Athlete of the Week after achieving times of 47.02 seconds in the 100 free, 21.83 seconds in the 50 free, a 20.91-second split in the freestyle leg of Albion's 200-yard medley relay and a 46.65-second split in the 400 freestyle relay during the University of Michigan Open in November.

Personal: Son of Lee and Jane Bosko.

Top times for the 2015-2016 season
50 free: 20.51
100 free: 44.70
200 free: 1:42.13