FRESHMAN SEASON (2018-19)
Began his career with two tenth place finishes against UCONN and Navy in the 500-Yard Freestyle and 100-Yard Butterfly with times of 4:49.62 and 51.18 ... Finished third against Florida in the 100-Yard Butterfly with a time of 51.36 and sixth in the 200-Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:43.83 ... Finished in fifth in the 100-Yard Butterfly against Kentucky with a time of 50.53 and seventh in the 200-Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:44.59 ... Took fourth place against Loyola and SMU in the 100-Yard Butterfly after touching the wall in 50.43 ... Placed seventh in the 100-Yard Butterfly at the Art Adamson Invitational with a time of 48.49 ... Claimed the silver in the 100-Yard Butterfly against Incarnate Word and Delta State with a time of 49.81 ... Finished fourth and sixth in the 100 and 200-Yard Butterfly against Texas A&M with times of 50.20 and 1:55.08.
PRIOR TO LSU
Captain of the boys swim team for his junior and senior seasons ... Earned all-conference honors in 2015, 2017 and 2018 ... Finished second in both the 200 IM and 100 fly at the 2018 state championships ... Was named all-state in back-to-back seasons for 2017 and 2018 ... Qualified for the 2017 U.S. Summer Junior Nationals ... Ranked third in Illinois and 97th nationally by collegeswimming.com ... Swam for John Hersey High School and Alligator Aquatics.
Born on March 31, 2000 ... Parents are Dan and Gail Petro ... Has five siblings - Sarah, Amanda, Stephen, Andrew and Nick ... Majoring in engineering.