Radu Prunoiu is a student-athlete at the University of Texas. In his junior year as a Longhorn, the sprint freestyle and breaststroke specialist is studying Computer Science. Born in Toronto to parents, Mihaita and Mihaela, Prunoiu was raised alongside his brother, Andrei. Although he is a Canadian, Prunoiu attended school in Texas at Frisco High School in Frisco. He Prunoiu originally chose to swim for Incarnate Word University, but after one season swimming as a Cardinal, he decided to transfer to the University of Texas. In spring 2014 Prunoiu was honored as a member of the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
University of Texas
Swam for Incarnate Word.
In his first season as a Longhorn Prunoiu swam at the Texas Invite, where he showed his versatility. He swam the 100 free, 50 free, 200 IM, and the 100 breast where he was just .4 seconds off of his career best time.
Prunoiu is a High School All-American in the 100 breaststroke.