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Ruben Izarra
Ruben Izarra

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Valencia, Venezuela

High School:
Patria Soberana

Event:
Freestyle


10/24/2014

Swimming and Diving Complete Day 1 at Big Quad

Cards swim with elite field with Michigan, Indiana and Texas

02/18/2014

Cards Set to Host AAC Swimming and Diving Championships

The inaugural swimming and diving championship gets underway Wednesday; Tickets are on sale now

12/06/2013

De Lucca Wins 200-Free at US SC Nationals

Senior is one of eight men to ever beat 1:32.

11/23/2013

Swimming Completes Day 2 Prelims at Michigan Open

Cards have seven wins.

11/23/2013

Swimming Completes Day 2 at Top Ranked Michigan Open

Cards win seven races

Freshman: Ruben competes in the freestyle events, specifically the 200- and 500-freestyle races, and occasionally in several relays. He recorded his best time in the 200-free at the Michigan Invite, swimming it in 1:37.73, and in the 100-free, going 45.92. He went a 4:30.42 in the 500-free, but went a best time at the Conference Championships, coming in at 4:26.92. Ruben also recorded a 45.97 in the 100-free, and a B-cut time of 1:37.89 in the 200-free at AAC's as an exhibition swimmer. Ruben redshirted the 2012-2013 season.

Prep: Ruben comes to the Cardinals from Valencia, Venezuela where he swam for Colegio de Abogados for Coach Fernando Parada. He attended Patria Soberaila High School. He competed at the Junior South American Championship as well as the Junior Central American Championships and was a member of the Junior Venezuelan National team. He also attended swim camps at Davie Nadadores in Florida.

Personal: Son of Ruben and Marianela Izarra. Born August 3, 1993. Major is Exercise Science.

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