SMU Competes In This Event For The First Time Since The 2008-09 Season
Mustangs Place In The Top 10 In Seven Events On Day Three
Mustangs Place In The Top 10 In Eight Events
Mustangs Place First In Five Events
Mustangs Seek To Win First American Athletic Conference Title
2012-13 (So.):Conference USA Championship: Placed fourth in the 200 butterfly, sixth in the 100 butterfly and 10th in the 100 backstroke... Placed ninth in the 200 medley relay (Eduardo Santana, Hugo Martinez, Matt Roney) and 10th in both the 200 freestyle relay (Matthew Napier-Jameson, Hunter Middleton, Santana) and the 400 medley relay (Braeden Newton, Scott McCrae, Roney) at the Cougar Invitational... Finished fourth in the 200 butterfly and fifth in the individual medley in a dual meet versus LSU... Placed fourth in the 200 butterfly versus TCU.
2011-12 (Fr.): Competed in the 100-yard backstroke, 100-yard butterfly, 200-yard backstroke, 200-yard butterfly, 200-yard individual medley, 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard freestyle relay, 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard freestyle relay, 400-yard medley relay, 800-yard freestyle relay.
22.41 - 50-yard freestyle
Prior to SMU: Was a member of National Honors Society... Swam for Upper Main Line YMCA... Was a National Champion five times and was a member of the men's national team... Also lettered in soccer and lacrosse.
Personal: Chose SMU for the school's academics, athletics, good team environment and coaching staff... Lists Aaron Peirsol and Thomas Shields as his favorite athletes... Parents are James and Laura Rauth... Has two sisters.