Mauro Castillo: “We’re Showing the Classes Below Us It Can Be Done” (Video)

Reported by Lauren Neidigh.


  • Wednesday, February 14 – Sunday, February 18
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  1. GOLD: Mark Szaranek, Florida, 1:51.83
  2. SILVER: Mauro Castillo Luna, Texas A&M, 1:52.15
  3. BRONZE: Nils Wich-Glasen, South Carolina, 1:53.53

Though he typically swims the 200 fly, Florida’s Mark Szaranek changed things up with the 200 breast today. The move paid off, as Szaranek won his first ever individual SEC title, coming from behind to beat Texas A&M’s Mauro Castillo Luna. South Carolina’s Nils Wich-Glasen had the fastest front half, but faded to 3rd, holding off Texas A&M’sJonathan Tybur (1:53.55).

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Right Dude Here
6 years ago

Mauro is a fantastic competitor and great person. He’s setting a great example for the A&M mens team.

Sun Devil Swim Fan
6 years ago

The A&M men are improving dramatically & very quickly as their 2nd place finish in SEC Championship shows. They are building a strong team for the future. Best of luck for the future!!!

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