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Marco Gonzalez
Position: Freestyle
Height: 6'2"
Class: Senior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Cali, Columbia
High School: Instituto la Campina
Other College: Daytona St.
Major: Business
Born: 10/15/1991
Marco Gonzalez Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/09/2015

2014 NCAA Relay Participant

SENIOR SEASON (2014-15)
Wrapped up his career as a Tiger and set personal-best times in the 50 and 100 freestyle ... Swam the team’s fastest 50 free time and second-fastest 100 free time on the season ... Finished second in the ‘C’ final of the 50 free at SEC Championships ... Swam the second leg on the 200 free relay team that finished second at the Texas A&M Invite ... Touched the wall sixth in the championship final of the 50 free and first in the bonus final of the 100 free at midseason ... Finished third in the 50 free against Alabama and Auburn ... Touched the wall second in the 50 free and third in the 100 free against Florida ... Earned the win in the 50 free during LSU’s victory over SMU ... Finished fourth in the 50 free against both Texas A&M and Tennessee ... Earned his second varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2013-14)
Qualified for the NCAA Championships as a relay participant in two events ... Led off for the 200 freestyle relay team and swam the third leg of the 400 freestyle relay team ... Swam the seventh-fastest 50 freestyle time (19.72) in program history during the leadoff leg of the 200 freestyle relay ... Finished fourth in the ‘C’ final of the 50 freestyle (19.93) at the SEC Championships ... Finished second against South Carolina in the 50 free (20.73) ... Touched the wall fourth in the 50 free final at the Texas A&M Invite ... Took first in the ‘B’ final of the 100 free at the A&M Invite (44.64) ... A part of the relay teams that finished second in the 200 and 400 free relay at the A&M Invite.

PRIOR TO LSU
Arrives to campus after competing at Daytona State for two years ... Boasts top times in 50 free (20.03), 100 Free (43.91), 100 fly (51.56) and 200 free (1:47.68) ... Competed in the 2013 National Junior College Athletic Association Championships ... Placed third in the 50 free and second in the 100 free.

PERSONAL
Born on Oct. 15, 1991 in Cali, Colombia ... Parents are Harold and Alejandra Gonzalez ... Has one sister - Sara ... Majoring in business.

GONZALEZ’S TOP TIMES
50 freestyle, 19.72, 2014 SEC Championships
100 freestyle, 44.59, 2014 SEC Championships

GONALEZ’S TOP 2014-15 TIMES
50 freestyle, 20.03, SEC Championships
100 freestyle, 44.83, Texas A&M Invite

 

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