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2013 Men's Swimming & Diving Roster

Carlos Omana


Miami, Fla. (Belen Jesuit Prep)

Top Times:
200 Free:
1:38.33               (Tennessee, 2/1/13)
500 Free: 4:18.66               (2013 SEC Championships)
1,650 Free: 14:55.53          (2013 SEC Championships)
200 Back: 1:42.24              (2014 SEC Championships)
200 IM: 1:47.16                    (2013 Ohio State Invitational)
400 IM: 3:44.04                    (2013 SEC Championships)

200 Free:
1:53.30               (2013 Southern Zone Sectional)
400 Free: 4:12.29               (2011 Winter National Championships)
800 Free:
8:37.18               (Georgia, 10/28/11)
200 Back:
2:00.60              (2013 US National Championships)
200 Breast: 2:35.20           (2012 FL GCST Trials Qualifier)
200 Fly: 2:05.30                   (2012 USA Olympic Team Trials)
200 IM: 2:03.56                    (2013 US National Championships)
400 IM: 4:18.59                    (2013 US National Championships)

National/International Competition: A 2012 Olympic Trials as well as a 2010 and 2009 World Championship Trials qualifier…set than personal bests in the 200 fly, 200 IM and 400 IM at the 2012 Olympic Trials…Delivered his best swim to date in the 400 IM (4:18.59) and finished sixth overall in the 400 IM at the 2013 US National Championships … Registered a 12th place swim in the 200 back (2:00.60) at the 2013 US National Championships … Also competed in the 200 IM at US Nationals … Competed at the 2010 U.S. Junior Nationals in Irvine, Calif., winning silver in the 800 free, 1,500 free and 400 IM, while finishing ninth in the 200 IM…Holds the current 17-18 year old Junior National Meet Record in the 400y IM (3:47.60)…Enters Florida ranked No. 54 in the world in the 400 IM and No. 87 in the 1,500 free…Holds seven Florida Gold Coast short course yard records…Six-time Southern Zone champion…Attended the 2011 Open Water National Select Camp in Ft. Myers, Fla., and 2010 National Select Camp in Colorado Springs, Colo.…has been ranked in the National Top 10 IMX the last eight years prior to attending Florida.


Qualified individually and competed the NCAA Championships … Recorded a pair of top-eight finishes at the SEC Championships … Finished seventh in the 200 back (1:43.71) after a personal low 1:42.24 in prelims … Took seventh in the 400 individual medley (3:45.95) after a season best 3:44.30 in prelims … Notched an 11th place performance in the 500 freestyle in a season low 4:19.91 … Recorded a 200 back time of 1:42.65 for a 25th place finish at the NCAA Championships … Finished his 400 IM run in 36th after a swim of 3:49.69 … Came in 37th in the 500 free with a time of 4:20.58 … Won five individual events during dual and invitational competition … Named SEC Male Swimmer of the Week for the first time in his career for his performance versus Florida State … Registered wins in the 1000 free (9:08.26) and 400 IM (3:54.69), respectively.


2012-13: At the 2013 NCAA Championships, had a 17th place finish in the 400 IM (3:44.04), was 36th in the 1,650 free (15:28.68) and 51st in the 500 free (4:26.51)…Recorded several personal-best times and top-eight finishes after a fourth place finish in the 400 IM (3:44.04), touched the wall in 14:55.53 for a fifth place finish in the 1,650 free and was seventh in the 500 free with a time of 4:18.66 at the 2013 SEC Championships…Won the 200 IM recording a personal-best time of 1:47.93 against Tennessee…Finished second in the 1,000 free stopping the clock at 9:03.79 and took fourth in the 200 back (1:48.55) in the win at Auburn…Notched a win in the 100 back (50.06), was second in the 200 breast (2:07.69) and sixth in the 100 breast (1:02.68) against Florida Atlantic…Swam three top-10 finishes at the Ohio State Invitational with a second place finish in the 1,650 free (15:03.47), sixth in the 400 IM (3:47.90) and eighth in the 200 IM (1:48.09)…Added a 19th place finish in the 200 back (1:48.82)…Touched the wall third in the 100 back with a time of 51.44 and was sixth in the 200 back in 1:52.49 against Florida State…Collected a pair of victories against Texas A&M with wins in the 1,000 free (9:04.00) and the 400 IM (3:53.44)…Was second in the 1,000 free clocking in with a time of 9:13.96 at South Carolina…Finished second in the 200 back with a time of 1:48.15 and fifth in the 200 free in 1:40.74 against Georgia…Won the 200 back in a time of 1:47.42, finished second in the 200 free after touching the wall in 1:40.22 and took fourth in the 500 free with a time of 4:30.42 at the All-Florida Invitational.


2011-12: Named to the SEC All-Freshman team after appearing in the 500 free finals, taking home an eighth-place finish with a 4:21.82 swim, also added a 3:50.71 swim in the 400 IM for tenth and a 15:33.85 swim in the 1,650 free for 12th at the conference championships…Made the first NCAA Championship appearance as a freshman with a 4:29.71 swim in the 500 free, 3:51.54 swim in the 400 IM and 15:28.76 swim in the 1,650 free…Swam two career-low races at the 2012 Bulldog Invitational in both the 200 and 400 IM, touching in 1:48.60 and 3:47.41, respectively…Finished second in the 200 IM 1:53.11 and fifth in the 200 free (1:41.09) against Tennessee…Named the SEC Male Freshman of the week for his swims against Auburn where he pushed the Gators past the Tigers twice when they were down, first when he claimed the 800m free in 8:22.22 and then again when he won the 400m free (4:03.68) with just four races remaining to give his team a two-point advantage heading into the tale end of the meet and grab the win…Won the 200 breast in a personal-best 2:06.49 against FAU…At the Georgia Tech Invitational, captured three top-10 finishes, clocking in 15:26.41 for second in the 1,650 free, 4:30.64 for sixth in the 500 free and 3:57.78 for ninth in the 400 IM…Against Georgia, finished five-six in the 800m (8:37.18) and 400m free (4:13.47), respectively…Claimed the 200 IM title in 1:52.17 in the SEC opener against LSU…Made his Orange and Blue debut at the All-Florida Invitational winning his first collegiate race, the 500 free, in 4:24.43, and added a third-place finish in the 1,650 free with a 15:39.64 swim.


Prior to Florida: Attended Belen Jesuit Prep School…Trained with Metro Aquatic Club of Miami under head coach Kirk Peppas…A five-star recruit by Swimming World Magazine…Rated the No. 15 men’s swimming recruit in the country by…Six-time individual state champion and five-time relay state champion…Led Belen Jesuit to five consecutive state championships after joining the varsity team as an eighth grader…Won the state championship in the 200 IM, 500 free and 400 free relay his junior season…Two year team captain for the Belen Wolverines…Holds six school records (200 medley relay, 200 IM, 500 free, 200 free relay, 400 free and 100 back)…Belen Jesuit Athlete of the Year for 2011…The most decorated athlete in Belen Jesuit Prep school history…Named The Miami Herald Swimmer of the Year for 2010…Four-time All-Miami dade County Swim Team selection…Won the La Copa Dorada Golden Cup Award in 2010….Selected Mr. Swimmer 2010 by the Florida Dairy Farmers Award…Chose Florida over Auburn and Ohio State.

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