Position
Freestyle
Height
6'2
Class
Junior
Hometown
Cali, Columbia
Previous School
Daytona St.
Major
Business
High School
Instituto la Campina

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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