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    Renato Prono     
     
      Renato Prono
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lambare, Paraguay

High School:
Colegio Cristo Rey

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 187

Event:
Breaststroke

Birthdate:
03/02/1991

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CAREER HONORS
ALL-AMERICA CERTIFICATES (2)
2013 - 1
2012 - 1

SEC MEDAL COUNT (4)
Silver: 1
2013: 200 MR
Bronze: 3
2014: 200 MR
2013: 400 MR
2012: 100 Breast

CAREER AWARDS
2013 All-American
2013 All-SEC (2nd Team)
2012 All-American

2013-14 - SENIOR
DUAL MEET RECAP
  • Competed in all five meets for the Vols during the fall semester, focusing on the breaststroke events as usual
  • Recorded a fall best 56.21 in the 100 breaststroke at the Georgia Tech Invitational, finishing third. He was top five all four times he competed in his top event.
  • Swam first NCAA B-cut of the season in the 100 breaststroke, placing 21st in 54.79 at the AT&T Winter National Championships

SEC RECAP

  • The Vols relay team of Prono, Sam Rairden, Luke Percy and Oystein Hetland tied for third with Alabama in the 200 Medley Relay, earning a bronze medal. The 1:24.84 is the third-fastest time in the nation and the fastest time by a UT relay team
  • Posted a new season high in the B final of the 100 breaststroke, finishing at 53.49

NCAA RECAP

  • Swam with Tennessee in the 400 medley relay.
  • Helped with the Vols in the 200 medley relay achieve a B-cut time of 1:25.66.

2012-13 - JUNIOR
AWARDS
2013 All-American
2013 All-SEC (2nd Team)

DUAL MEET RECAP

  • Once again proved to the be the Vols' top breaststroker, particularly in the 100. Also served as the breaststroke leg on the 200 and 400 medley relays
  • Finished in the top three in the 100 breaststroke in six of the seven times he swam the race during the regular season.
  • He posted second-place finishes in the 100 breaststroke at three meets in the second half of the year: Virginia Tech, Georgia and Florida
  • Dipped below 54 seconds in his signature race for the first time as a junior in the meet against Georgia, swimming in 54.90
  • Achieved career best in 100 fly at UT Invite with time of 51.50

SEC RECAP

  • Recorded two career bests and scored in one of his individual events at the conference meet
  • Finished ninth in the 100 breaststroke in a career-best time of 53.07
  • Also clocked a best time in the 200 breaststroke, placing 25th in 2:02.02
  • Swam breaststroke and helped the 200 medley relay team to a silver medal finish, which earned him second-team All-SEC honors. The team set a school record in 1:24.53
  • Competed on the bronze medal 400 medley team as well

NCAA RECAP

  • Part of the 400 medley relay team that finished 16th, which earned him All-America honors for the second consecutive year
  • Placed 32nd in the 100 breaststroke in a time of 54.14

2011-12 - SOPHOMORE
SEASON RECAP
  • Represented nation of Paraguay at the Pan-Am Games
  • Won the 100 breast at Louisville with a NCAA B-Cut time of 54.28
  • Won the 100 breast at South Carolina in 57.21
  • Finished third in the 100 free at Louisville with a season-best 46.00
  • Placed seventeenth in the 200 breast at the Tennessee Invitational in 2:06.42
  • Had a career best during the SEC-Prelim. with a time of 20.91 in the 50 freestyle
  • Made the B-Cut in the SEC-Prelim. with the time of 54.24 in the 100 breaststroke
  • Had a career best and made the B-Cut during the SEC Championship in the 100 Breaststroke with the time of 53.85, placing him in 3rd
  • During the SEC-Prelim., had a career best time of 2:05.24 in the 200 Breaststroke
  • Swam the 100 freestyle in 56.66 at NCAAs to finish 31st.

2010-11 - FRESHMAN
SEASON RECAP
  • Finished second in the 100 IM at Cumberlands
  • Placed 22nd in the 200 IM at the Tennessee Invitational with a 1:56.82 mark
  • Finished fifth in the 100 breaststroke with a 56.16 mark
  • In the prelims of the 100 breast, swam a career-best 55.72
  • Finished 17th in the 200 breast with a career-best 2:06.46

PERSONAL
  • Born March 2, 1991 in Asuncion, Paraguay
  • Parents are David and Sylvia
  • Cousin Genaro swam for Auburn
  • Recipient of the W. C. Keyt Athletic Scholarship Endowment Fund

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