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Tomas Peribonio
Tomas  Peribonio

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Suwanee, Ga.

High School:
North Gwinnett HS

Event:
Freestyle/IM

05/16/2016

Gamecocks Race Strong in Charlotte, Atlanta

Two new Gamecocks earn US Olympic Trials cuts

04/06/2016

Four Gamecocks Honored on All-SEC Team

Mahmoud a First Team selection, while three Gamecocks make Second Team All-SEC

03/26/2016

Gamecocks Finish 17th at NCAA Championships as Three More Earn All-America Honors

South Carolina earns highest finish under McGee Moody, best team result since 1991

03/24/2016

Mahmoud, Peribonio Earn All-America Spots as NCAA Championships Continue

Gamecocks in 17th with two days left in Atlanta

03/23/2016

Gamecocks Open NCAA Championships with All-American Performance

Leithold, Mahmoud, Minuth and Peribonio set school record, finish 15th in 800 free relay

03/28/2016

2016 NCAA Men's Championships

Images from the 2016 NCAA Men's Championships (Photos by Reagan Lunn)

02/19/2015

2015 SEC Championships

2015 SEC Championships


AWARDS/HONORS
  • 2017 NCAA All-American -- 500 freestyle
  • 2017 NCAA All-American -- 1650 freestyle
  • 2017 NCAA All-American -- 400 IM
  • 2017 NCAA All-American -- 800 freestyle relay
  • College Swimming's SEC Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 31, 2017)
  • 2016 CollegeSwimming.com Preseason All-American Team
  • 2016 All-American -- 1650 Freestyle
  • 2016 All-American -- 500 Freestyle
  • 2016 All-American -- 400 Freestyle
  • 2016 All-American -- 800 Freestyle Relay
  • 2016 2nd Team All-SEC
  • 2015 All-American -- 1650 Freestyle
  • 2015 All-American -- 800 Freestyle Relay
  • 2015 SEC All-Freshman Team
  • 2015, 2016, 2017 CSCAA Scholar All-American
  • 2016, 2017 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll
  • 2015 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll

IN THE RECORD BOOK


  • 1st -- 400 IM
  • 2nd -- 1000 freestyle
  • 3rd -- 500 freestyle
  • 3rd -- 1650 freestyle
  • 1st, 2nd, 4th, 6th, 10th -- 800 freestyle relay
  • 1st, 4th -- 400 medley relay
  • 3rd, 5th, 9th -- 400 freestyle relay

2017 (JUNIOR)


  • Earned All-American honors in four separate events as a junior
  • Finished 9th in the 400 IM (3:40.24), 12th in the 500 freestyle (4:14.55) and 15th in the 1650 freestyle (14:45.37) at the NCAA Championships
  • Finished 5th in the 400 IM (3:43.45), 8th in the 1650 freestyle (14:56.77) and 9th in the 500 freestyle (4:16.31) at the SEC Championships
  • Swam in eight events as a junior (100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 1000 freestyle, 1650 freestyle, 200 IM, 400 IM, 200 backstroke)
  • Tallied 13 podium finishes throughout the regular season, including seven first-place finishes
  • Undefeated in the 200 IM throughout the year
  • Finished first in the 400 IM at the Georgia Tech Invite

2016 (SOPHOMORE)


  • Became the first Gamecock since 1989 to earn four All-America honors in one season
  • Finished 6th in the 1650 freestyle at the NCAA Championships (14:44.57)
  • Chalked up a 13th-place finish in the 500 freestyle (4:16.60) at the NCAA meet
  • Helped the Gamecocks finish 15th at NCAAs in the 800 free relay (6:19.93)
  • Set a school record (3:43.20) in prelims and placed 16th at the NCAA Championships in the 400 IM (3:43.95)
  • Earned All-SEC honors by finishing third at the SEC Championships in the 1650 freestyle (14:50.90)
  • Added SEC Championship finishes of fourth in the 500 freestyle (4:17.25) and seventh in the 400 IM (3:45.68)
  • Won the 400 IM at the FGCU Invite, the Purdue Dual and the Georgia Tech Invitational
  • Finished the season with 17 podium results

2015 (FRESHMAN)


  • One of the Gamecocks' top distance swimmers and most versatile
  • Finished 13th in the 1650 freestyle (14:52.22) at the 2015 NCAA Championships
  • Member of the Gamecocks' All-American 800 freestyle relay team that placed 11th at the NCAA Championships
  • Placed fourth in the 1650 freestyle at the SEC Championships with a persona record of 14:50.25, also finished eighth in the 500 freestyle (4:16.84) and 14th in the 400 IM (3:47.52)
  • Tallied 18 top-three finishes throughout the season
  • Won the 400 IM at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 3:51.41, also placed third in the 500 freestyle (4:23.71) and 1650 freestyle (15:18.03)
  • Recorded his first collegiate wins against East Carolina and College of Charleston in the 1000 freestyle and 200 backstroke

PRE-COLLEGE


  • Member of Swim Atlanta Johns Creek
  • Graduated from North Gwinnett High School
  • Lettered in swimming all four years
  • Five-time All-American
  • Broke 16 school records in four years
  • Claimed a state championship (Georgia 6A) in the 100 free

PERSONAL


  • Full name is Tomas Alberto Peribonio
  • Born Jan. 16, 1996
  • Parents are Tomas J. and Martha Peribonio
  • Has two sisters, Mikaela and Miren, and one brother, Michael
  • Majoring in international business
Peribonio's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
100 Freestyle 45.79 10/13/16 Kentucky Dual Columbia, S.C.
200 Freestyle 1:38.39 10/28/16 Texas A&M Dual College Station, Texas
500 Freestyle 4:14.09 3/23/17 NCAA Championships Indianapolis, Ind.
1000 Freestyle 8:55.80# 3/26/16 NCAA Championships Atlanta, Ga.
1,650 Freestyle 14:44.57 3/26/16 NCAA Championships Atlanta, Ga.
200 Backstroke 1:49.42 1/14/17 Duke Dual Durham, N.C.
100 IM 51.55 10/3/15 Florida Gulf Coast Invitational Fort Myers, Fla.
200 IM 1:49.42 10/28/16 Texas A&M Dual College Station, Texas
400 IM 3:40.24 3/24/17 NCAA Championships Indiapolis, Ind.


! = School Record

p = Prelims

t = Time Trial

# = Leadoff Split/Split

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