LSU Gold
Position
Sprint Freestyle
Height
6'1
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
League City, Texas
High School
Clear Springs HS
Experience
1L

SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Garon’s Top Times
100-Free: 44.04 2023 SEC Championships
200-Free: 1:36.36 2023 SEC Championships
50-Free: 20.18 2023 SEC Championships

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2023-24)
Opened the season at Utah, placed second in the 200-free with a time of 1:39.54 and placed third in the 100-free with a time of 45.69; also a part of the winning 400-yard free relay team that clocked a time of 3:01.38… In a tri-team meet with FSU and Alabama, placed fourth in the 200-free (1:38.80), ninth in the 50-free (20.79), and fifth in the 100-free (45.18)

FRESHMAN SEASON (2022-23)
In a dual meet against South Carolina, claimed second in both the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 45.18 and the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:39.92… For a tri-meet with Denver and Air Force, finished second in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 20.54 and third in the 100-yard freestyle with a readout of 45.27… Against Auburn, notched two sixth-place finishes in the 100-free and 200-free with respective times of 45.21 and 1:38.96… In the second consecutive SEC dual meet – this time vs. Alabama – claimed third in the 100-free (44.33) and fourth in the 200-free (1:38.67)… At the Tigers’ midseason meet, placed 25th in the 50-free (20.28), 12th in the 200-free (1:37.02), and 12th in the 100-free (44.20 – Prelims: 44.19)… Against FSU, won the 200-free with a time of 1:37.88; also claimed fourth in the 100-free (45.22) and fifth in the 50-free (20.83)… In the regular-season finale against Texas A&M, place second in the 200-free (1:37.67) and third in the 100-free (44.84)… At the 2023 SEC Championships, finished in 29th place in the 200-free (1:36.36), 38th place in the 100-free (44.04), and 40th in the 50-free (20.18)

HIGH SCHOOL
Prepped at Clear Springs HS in League City, TX, where he earned All-State first-team honors in back-to-back seasons (2021-22)… Owns seven team records for his alma mater and lettered all four years… Named a member of the National Honor Society… Was a four-year superintendent scholar

PERSONAL
Born September 22, 2003… Native of Houston, TX, who plans to major in computer engineering upon his arrival to LSU’s campus… Parents names are Kimberly and Glen; has one sister – Allison… Chose LSU because “I really liked the coaches and the team atmosphere. I know being surrounded by everyone here will push me to be my best in the pool and in the classroom.”

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