School record swim in the 400 free relay clinches top-20 finish for UNLV.
Rebels stand in 18th place at NCAA Championships with one day left.
UNLV stands in 13th place after three top-15 swims, including school-record sixth place relay.
UNLV takes over team lead at WAC Championships, record two NCAA automatic standards.
Rebels tie for 29th place, Balint Batka claims 14th in the 200 fly.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Earned four All-American relay honors (three honorable mention) and posted two top-20 finishes at the NCAA Championships ... Member of the sixth-place 200 free relay as well as the 15th place 200 and 400 medley relays in which he swam the free leg, and the 11th place 400 free relay ... Set a new WAC record in the 100 free, placing 17th in 42.58, and was tied for 19th in the 50 free (19.51) ... Claimed the 100 free title at the WAC Championships in 42.70, and swam on the first place 200 and 400 free relays ... Finished second in the 50 free (19.63) behind teammate Dillon Virva, and was fifth in the 200 free (1:36.52) ... Member of the second place 800 free relay squad.
2012-13 (Freshman): Turned in a pair of top-eight finishes at the league championships, placing sixth in the 200 free (1:37.80) and eighth in the 100 free (44.85) ... Won the consolation heat of the 50 free, scoring ninth with a time of 20.40 ... Swam on the MPSF-record setting 800 free relay, and was a member of two second-place relay squads, the 200 and 400 frees ... Competed at the NCAA Championships, swimming on UNLV's 18th place 200 free relay and on the 28th place 800 free relay.
High School: Was the 2012 French national champion in the 50 and 100 free events, and placed third in the 200 free ... Swam on three first-place relays at the championships, the 400 free, 400 medley and 800 free.
Personal: Tom Paco-Pedroni ... Born on March 28, 1995, in Nice, France ... Son of Bruno and Claudia Paco-Pedroni ... Has one brother, Nico (21) and one sister, Julie (12) ... Majoring in hospitality.
Paco-Pedroni's Personal Bests 50 free 19.51 100 free 42.58 200 free 1:36.52