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Marco Leo
Marco  Leo

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Naples, Fla.

High School:
Barrow Collier

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 140

Event:
IM, Butterfly

Birthdate:
06/02/1997

Major:
Ocean Engineering

05/09/2017

CCSA Names 10 FAU Men’s Swimming & Diving Members to the Honor Roll

The honorees earned a 3.0 grade point average or higher for the Fall 2016 semester

04/06/2017

Record 227 FAU Student-Athletes Placed on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

This is a new program record and a more than 10 percent increase from 2016

02/18/2017

Men’s Swimming & Diving Take Fourth at CCSA Championships

Yaidel Gamboa was named the CCSA Men's Diving of the Year while Ryan McIntire earned Male Oustanding Diver of the Meet

02/17/2017

Men's Swimming & Diving Earn Three Medals on Day Three of CCSA Championships

John Nolte, Jonh Brennock and the 400-yard medley relay team all took bronze medals

02/16/2017

McIntire Wins 3-meter, Men Third After Day Two of CCSA Championships

Ryan McIntire now has two record-breaking victories at the meet and the men set 10 lifetime bests on day two

02/17/2017

2017 CCSA Swimming & Diving Championships

FAU men's swimming and diving competed at the 2017 CCSA Championships - Feb. 15-18, 2017

01/04/2017

Marco Leo

Marco Leo

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Sophomore (2016-17)

  • Had a great showing at CCSA Championships taking sixth in both the 200 (1:51.59) and 400 IM (4:00.93) and 10th in the 200 breast (2:04.07) posting career best times in the latter two
  • Saw his first win of the year in the 100 fly (52.08) against CCSA opponent Gardner-Webb
  • Came in sixth in the 200 breast versus Florida with a then-lifetime best time of 2:09.72
  • Was the Owls’ top finisher in the 200 IM (1:53.29) at George Mason’s Patriot Invitational coming in 10th
  • Took third in the 200 fly (1:55.51) versus Indian River
  • Named to the FAU All-Academic Team in Fall 2016 and to the 2016-17 Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll for maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • 2016-17 Lifetime Best Times:
    • 200 free – 1:45.41 vs. Campbell
    • 100 breast – 59.54 vs. Florida Tech
    • 200 breast – 2:04.07 at CCSA Championships
    • 400 IM – 4:00.93 at CCSA Championships

Freshman (2015-16)

  • Set a new freshman school record in the 100 IM at the Blue vs. Red Intrasquad Scrimmage with a time of 53.21
  • At the FIU Sprint Invite, finished the 50 back in 25.91 – ranked 13th in the CCSA
  • At the FIU Sprint Invite, finished the 50 Fly in 24.07 – ranked seventh in the CCSA
  • Finished the 200 Fly at the Georgia Tech Invitational in 1:51.86 – ranked eight in the CCSA
  • Swam the 100 IM at the FGCU Swimming Classic in 54.14 – ranked seventh in the CCSA
  • Swam the 200 IM at the Georgia Tech Invitational in 1:53.47 – ranked eighth in the CCSA
  • Finished 400 IM in 4:05.52 at the Georgia Tech Invitational in 4:05.52 – ranked 10th in the CCSA
  • 2016 CCSA All-Academic Honoree
  • C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Lifetime Best Times:
    • 100 IM – 53.21
    • Placed 9th in the 200 IM at the CCSA Championships – 1:50.55
    • Finished 12th in the 400 IM at the CCSA Championships – 4:01.00
    • Claimed 7th in the 200 Fly at the CCSA Championships – 1:50.83

High School

  • Attended Barrow Collier in Naples and competed for Matt Nelson
  • Was FHSAA Class 3A State Champion in the 200 IM

Personal

  • Majoring in ocean engineering and plans on attending graduate school after completing his undergraduate degree
  • Son of Dario and Sheila Leo
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