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 Lucas Gerotto
Lucas Gerotto

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Last College:
Clemson University

Height:
5-9

Event:
Fly/IM

Birthdate:
01/24/1992


10/11/2013

Swimming Wins Five, Diving Sweeps as Cats Fall to Ohio State

Divers win all four events, swimming adds five wins in front of capacity crowd in home opener

03/13/2013

Bechtel Selected to First NCAA Championships

Bechtel qualifies for NCAAs in 100-butterfly

03/02/2013

Bechtel, Gerotto Improve Times at Last Chance Meet

Wildcats looking to earn NCAA cuts at qualifying meet

03/01/2013

Swimming Looks to Last Chance Meet for NCAA Qualification

UK will send 17 athletes to try and qualify for the NCAA Championships

02/23/2013

Night Swims, Cabot on Platform Highlight Day Four at SEC Championships

UK goes faster than afternoon prelims in six of six night-session swims

Program Records

100-backstroke - 47.19 (2013)
200 IM - 1:47.20 (2013)

2012-13: Butterfly and backstroke specialist that enjoyed his best collegiate season with nine individual victories... Broke two UK program men's records sitting atop the leader board in the 100-backstroke and 200 IM... Had a perfect 6-0 record in the regular season in the men's 100-butterfly... Came up just shy of his second consecutive appearance at the NCAA Championships when he earned personal records and school records with a 47.19 in the 100-backstroke and 1:47.20 in the 200 IM at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet... Finished in 13th place at the 2013 SEC Championships in the 100-butterfly... Earned first win of the season in the 100-butterfly against Indiana and Tennessee... Continued 100-butterfly win streak at Missouri, against Auburn, at Tennessee Invite, at LSU, and against Louisville... Won multiple races at LSU with wins in 100-butterfly and 100-backstroke and did the same versus Louisville... Took the 100-backstroke event at Cincinnati.

2011-12: In his first season with the Wildcats after transferring from Clemson to join sister Julia, Gerotto had a huge sophomore season with several victories and a top-three finish at the SEC Championships ... Had top times in the 100-butterfly, 200-butterfly, and 200-IM ... Earned a second place finish in the 100-butterfly against Vanderbilt and Western Kentucky ... Continued his strong run in the 100-butterfly with another second place finish in the 100-butterfly ... Earned his first win of the season against Indiana State River College in the 100 LC meter-butterfly while also winning the 50 LC meter-butterfly ... Claimed second place at Alabama in the 100-butterfly ... Defeated the field at Emory in the 200-freestyle ... Picked up another victory at Cincinnati in the 200-individual medley ... Took home first place in the 100-butterfly at Louisville ... After a successful regular season in the 100-buttefly, finished strong in the SEC Championships finishing third in the event and finished first on UK with a 200-IM time of 1:47.91 in SECs... Finished ninth in the 200-butterfly and 13th in the 200-IM in the SEC Championships.

2010-11: Helped lead Clemson to a banner season and to a No. 25 ranking his freshman year. Transferred to Kentucky after Clemson swimming program was ended.

Pre College: Specialty eventswere 200 butterfly, 200 IM, and 400 IM while swimming for his club in Brazil.

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