UD Men's Swim & Dive BIO
 Tomás Elder

Fourth-year team member who will look to add depth to Blue Hen freestyle and butterfly events. Enters the season with four top five finishes at the CAA Championships. He is secondfor the 50 Free with a time of 21.55, second for the 100 Free with a time of 47.13, and second for the 100 Fly with a time of 51.75. 

2015-16 SEASON 
Won the Franklin and Marshall Invitational Championship for the 400 medley relay, 200 medley relay, 100 butterfly, and 400 freestyle relay • named to the All-CAA teams for the 400 freestyle relay and 200 freestyle relay • swam on Delaware's top 200 medley relay (top time of 1:34.67), 200 freestyle relay (1:23.56), 400 medley relay (3:24.61), and 400 freestyle relay (3:03.47) • Delaware's second best finisher for the 50 freestyle (21.55), 100 freestyle (47.13), and 100 butterfly (51.75) • competed in five events at the CAA Championships, finishing third in the 200 medley relay, 12th in the 50 freestyle, third in the 200 freestyle relay, 14th in the 100 butterfly, fourth in the 400 medley relay, sixth in the 100 yard freestyle, and second in the 400 freestyle relay.

2014-15 SEASON
Led the team with his best time of 45.59 in the 100m Freestyle and swam a 50.01 in the 100m Butterfly, finishing second for Delaware • Had the best time with his team for Delaware in the 400m Freestyle Relay, running it in 3:01.27 • Also, had the best time for the team when his group swam the 200m Medley relay ran a 1:29.79 and the 400m Medley Relay in 3:17.55 • Top 5 CAA Finisher • All-CAA • At the CAA Conference Championships, finished 6th in the 200 Medley Relay with a finals time of 1:29.79, 2nd in the 200 Freestyle Relay with a finals time of 1:21.27, 5th in the 400 Medley Relay with a finals time of 3:17.55, and 4th in the 400 Freestyle Relay with a finals time of 3:01.27. 

2013-14 SEASON
Posted two sixth place finishes at the Colonial Athletic Association Championships - in the 200 freestyle relay (1:22.79) and 400 freestyle relay (3:04.29) • individually at the CAA Championships, placed 12th in the 50 freestyle (20.87), 16th in the 100 butterfly (50.54), and 16th in the 100 freestyle (45.84) • won dual meet competitions vs. Georgetown (400 freestyle relay), George Mason (100 butterfly), La Salle (50 freestyle, 400 freestyle relay), Rider (400 freestyle relay), and Towson (50 freestyle, 400 freestyle relay).

Four-year letterwinner for Kent Wilson at Norman North High School • member of the Norman North 2013 state championship squad • set the 200 medley relay record in 2013 • three-time recipient of Winter Athlete of the Week award • earned All-State and All-American honors • two-time scholastic All-American • 2013 state champion in the 50 and 100 freestyle events, 200 medley relay, and 200 freestyle relay • two-time state champion in the 200 medley relay • set the state record in the 200 medley relay • holds the school record for the 200 freestyle relay, 50 and 100 freestyle, and 100 butterfly • holds record for the 100 & 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly for his club team • AP scholar.

Tomás Elder • son of Edwardo and Andrea Elder • born on July 21, 1995 • has two siblings, Julian and Martin • pursuing degree in mechanical engineering • father attended Oklahoma University • parents are from Argentina • lists Oklahoma as his favorite college football team and Oklahoma City Thunder, Chicago Bulls, Barcelona soccer as his favorite professional sports teams.



Position: Sprint Free/Fly
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Norman, Okla.
High School: Norman North
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 1 Letter
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