Gonzalo Castro Diaz
|HOMETOWN||Mexico City, Mexico|
2014-15: Led the Crusaders in five different events as a junior, pacing Valpo in the 50 (23.44), 100 (50.78) and 200 (1:52.44) butterflys and the 200 (1:53.94) and 400 (4:12.15) IMs ... set new program records in the 100 and 200 butterfly and moved into second in program history in the 200 IM ... also ranked third on the team in the 200 breaststroke ... also was a member of four new school record relays as a junior ... swam leadoff on the record-setting 200 free relay and anchor on the 400 free relay, as well as swimming the third leg of the 200 and 400 medley relays ... qualified for 'B' final in the 200 butterfly at the Horizon League Championships, finishing in 13th place.
2013-14: Versus Wright State (Oct. 4) - Completed the 200 medley relay in 1:38.01 alongside King, Wegehaupt, and Braun; stopped the clock at 1:59.23 in the 200 yard IM; finished the 400 free relay with a time of 3:16.52 with Wegehaupt, Mitchell, and King...Versus Milwaukee (Oct. 25) - recorded a time of 1:49.29 in the 200 free, finished with a time of 2:00.84 in the 200 butterfly...was a part of the fastest 200 medley relay team (1:34.39) at the Horizon League Championships along with King, Jenny, and Wegehaupt...had the fastest 200 IM time of any Crusader that season (1:55.15) at the Calvin College Invitational (Dec. 6)...stopped the clock at 1:53.32 in the 200 butterfly at the Horizon League Championships, a team watermark...also added a season-best time of 3:07.81 in the 400 free relay at the HL Championships.
Personal: Son of Arturo Castro and Ana Diaz ... major is civil engineering ... member of Mexico's Junior National Team in 2010.