Position
Butterfly/Sprint Free
Height
6'0
Class
Senior
Hometown
Arlington Heights, Ill.
High School
John Hersey HS
Experience
3L

Petro’s Top Times
100 Free – 44.62 2020 SEC Championships
200 Free – 1:39.86 Missouri
500 Free – 4:49.62 UCONN/Navy
100 Fly – 47.46 2020 SEC Championships
200 Fly – 1:49.11 2020 SEC Championships
200 IM – 1:49.13 2019 SEC Championships

JUNIOR SEASON (2020-21)
Against Alabama to start the season, finished in fourth place in the 100-Yard Butterfly with a time of 50.12… Against Florida State University he finished fifth in the 100-Yard Butterfly with a time of 49.44 and sixth in the 50-Yard Freestyle with a time of 21.64… Against Texas A&M he finished second in the 100-Yard Butterfly with a time of 49.85… At the 2021 SEC Championships, finished in 21st place in the 100-Yard Butterfly with a time of 47.64, 41st place in the 50-Yard Freestyle with a time of 20.30, and 45th in the 100-Yard Freestyle with a time of 44.80.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2019-20)
Started the season off with a 11th and 15th place finish in the 100 and 200-Yard Fly at the TYR Fall Classic with times of 50.79 and 1:58.73… Had two fifth place finishes against Auburn in the 200-Yard Free and the 100-Yard Fly with times of 1:41.59 and 50.17… Earned a bronze in the 100-Yard Fly against SMU with a time of 50.16 – also came in fourth place in the 200-Yard Free with a time of 1:42.56… At the SMU Invitational, finished in seventh place in the 100-Yard Fly with a time of 49.38 and 22nd place in the 200-Yard Free with a time of 1:42.23… Claimed two fifth-place finishes against Missouri in the 200-Yard Free and the 100-Yard Fly with times of 1:39.86 and 47.99… Notched two second place finishes against Delta State in the 100-Yard Fly and 200-Yard Free with times of 49.78 and 1:42.28… Came in second against Florida State with a time of 48.65 and seventh in the 200-Yard Free with a 1:41.55…In a dual meet against Texas A&M he touched the wall fourth in the 100-Yard Fly with a 49.60 and sixth in the 200-Yard with a 1:43.18… At the 2020 SEC Championships, finished in 27th place in the 100 Fly with a time of 47.46, 35th place in the 200 Fly with a time of 1:49.11, and 50th place in the 100 Free with a time of 44.62.

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.

PERSONAL
Born on March 31, 2000 … Parents are Dan and Gail Petro … Has five siblings – Sarah, Amanda, Stephen, Andrew and Nick … Majoring in engineering.

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