Lucy Castro
Lucy  Castro


Hernando, MS

High School:
HomeLife Academy


Political Science


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Colonials split tri-meet action

2017-18: Placed seventh in the 1,650 free at the Atlantic 10 Championships in 17:12.85, helping the Colonials to a third-place finish in the team standings...Also finished 19th in the 200 fly (career-best 2:07.99) and 28th in the 500 free (5:05.46)...Made season debut swimming the 5K at CSCAA Open Water Nationals (1:09:39.56).

2016-17: Placed eighth in the 1,650 free at the Atlantic 10 Championships, clocking in at 17:20.57...Swam career-best time in the 100 backstroke at the Magnus Cup Invite, touching the wall in 1:00.33...Posted personal-best time of 10:25.35 in the 1,000 free against Georgetown and Bowling Green (Jan. 13).

2015-16: Took home 23rd in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21) with a time of 17:48.43... Swam a season-best 1,000-yard freestyle time of 10:26.59 against Georgetown (Jan. 16)...Finished first in the 200-yard butterfly against Towson (Nov. 7) with a personal best of 2:09.39.

High School: Lucy was home--schooled through HomeLife Academy in Jackson, Tennessee...Swam for the Memphis-area Home Education Association (MHEA) swim team...Received Pepsi/Commercial Appeal Best of the Preps recognition in 2012, 2013 and 2015...Earned Academic All-America distinction in each season of high school career...Swam for Memphis Tigers Swim Club.

Personal: Born Lucy Marcella Castro on August 13, 1997, in Oakland, Illinois...Daughter of Maria and Hector Castro...Has one older brother, Daniel...Majoring in Political Science.

50-Yard Freestyle 25.97 at George Mason (1/18/2016)
100-Yard Butterfly 1:01.91 at Howard (10/17/2015)
100-Yard Backstroke 1:00.33 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/19/2016)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:57.78 at Magnus Cup Invitational (11/21/2015)
200-Yard Butterfly 2:07.99 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/14/2018)
200-Yard Individual Medley 2:15.04 vs. Towson (11/7/2015)
500-Yard Freestyle 5:01.91 at Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2015)
1000-Yard Freestyle 10:19.56 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2016)
1,650-Yard Freestyle 17:10.21 at Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)
5,000-Meter Freestyle 1:09:39.56 CSCAA Open Water Nationals (9/16/2017)

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