Position
Breaststroke
Height
6'3
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Houston, Texas
High School
Clear Lake HS
Experience
1L

2x NCAA Qualifier
All-SEC Freshman Team

Mason’s Top Times
100 Breast – 52.32 2021 SEC Championships
200 Breast – 1:55.10 2021 NCAA Championships
200 IM – 1:50.81 Art Adamson Invitational

FRESHMAN SEASON (2020-21)
Against Alabama to start the season, finished in fifth place in the 100-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 56.93 and sixth place in the 200-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 2:08.80… At the Art Adamson Invitational, finished in third place in the 100-Yard Breaststroke with the eighth-best time in LSU history, a 53.69, and then finished in eighth place in the 200-Yard Breaststroke and 13th place in the 200-Yard IM with times of 1:59.18 and 1:50.81…Against Florida State University he won the 100-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 54.56, finished second in the 200-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 2:01.79 and finished fifth in the 200-Yard IM with a time of 1:51.89…Against Texas A&M he finished third in the 100-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 55.60, third in the 200-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 2:03.63, and fourth in the 200-Yard IM with a time of 1:53.64… Earned his spot on the All-SEC Freshman Team after finishing in fourth place in the 100-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 52.32, a school record, at the 2021 SEC Championships… Also at the championships, finished in 23rd place in the 200-Yard Breaststroke with a personal best time of 1:57.73… Qualified for the NCAA Championships in both breaststroke events… At the 2021 NCAA Championships, finished in 21st place in the 100-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 52.35, and 28th place in the 200-Yard Breaststroke with a time of 1:55.10, the second-fastest time in school history… Earned a spot in Wave II of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials with a qualifying time of 1:01.49 in the 100-meter breaststroke

PRIOR TO LSU
Lettered four years at Clear Lake High School… Was the 2019-2020 State Champion in the 100 Breaststroke… Named a 2020 NISCA All-American… Named 2019 Texas First Team All-State… School record holder in the 100 Breast and the 200 IM… Also played Water Polo at Clear Lake… For his club team, was a 2019 Winter Junior Finalist in the 100 and 200 Breaststroke… Six-Time team record holder.

PERSONAL
Full name is Mitchell Keith Mason… Born on August 26, 2002… Parents are Jonathon and Christie Mason… Has one sister, Meredith, and one brother, Marshall… Member of the National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, and was a PLTW Honors Recipient… Chose LSU because of the overall atmosphere from the team during practice, and the amazingly talented coaching staff… “Everyone I met was so welcoming. The team is always excited and ready to work hard in the pool and is super fun to be around. The coaching staff brings an awesome energy to the pool deck that gets everyone swimming fast…” Majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

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