Sebastian Tostado
Sebastian Tostado
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Estado de Mexico
High School: Technologico be Monterrey
Events: freestyle, IM

2016-2017 Season: Gained All-America award in the 400 freestyle relay (school-record time, 3:00.12, in the preliminary heat) and honorable mention All-America status in the 200 individual medley (Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association open and school record time of 1:49.14), 200 freestyle (school record time of 1:38.88 in the preliminary swim), 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay and 400 medley relay...Named the MIAA's Most Valuable Swimmer after winning individual titles in the 200 individual medley (MIAA Championship record time of 1:49.98), 200 freestyle (1:39.36) and 200 backstroke (1:50.19) and relay titles in the 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle, 800 freestyle and 400 medley (MIAA record time of 3:18.27)...Named the MIAA's Athlete of the Week Jan. 9 after winning the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events in the dual meet at Southwestern, Texas; Jan. 23 after winning the 200 IM and 200 back in a dual at Hope; and Feb. 7 after setting pool records in the 200 freestyle (1:41.57) and 100 backstroke (51.6) in the dual meet with Olivet.

2015-2016 Season: Placed on the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America's list of Scholar All-Americans...Achieved honorable mention status in the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relay events. His 20.39 split helped Albion to a school record time (1:22.53) in the consolation heat of the 200 freestyle in the NCAA Division III Championships. His leadoff split (1:39.47) in the 800 free relay was a school record for 200 yards and the relay finished with a school record time of 6:45.53...Achieved his place on the all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association team with league titles in the 200 IM (1:51.04) and 200 backstroke (1:49.98)...Achieved school records with the 200 medley, 400 medley and 800 freestyle relay teams and in the 200 freestyle and 200 backstroke...Selected as the season's first MIAA Swimmer of the Week after impressive performances in the league's relay meet. He won the 400 individual medley relay in 53.99 seconds, easily the fastest swim in the event, and produced the fastest split in the 200 free relay by more than a 1/3 of a second, completing his leg in 21.06 seconds. In the 200 medley relay, he turned in the fastest backstroke in the event at 24.73 seconds.

2014-2015 Season: Achieved honorable mention All-America status with teammates David Alday, Parker Belmore, and Derek Bosko in the 400 freestyle relay. The Britons finished 16th in the NCAA Division III Championship (3:03.80 in the preliminary, 3:06.26 in the consolation final). By qualifying in the 400 free relay, Tostado swam the 100 backstroke (50.92), 200 freestyle (1:40.42) and 200 individual medley (1:52.86) and lowered his school records in all three events...The only man to win three individual event titles during the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Championships...He won MIAA gold medals in the 100 backstroke (51.03), 200 individual medley (1:52.98) and 200 freestyle (1:40.87)...His school-record 200 freestyle split (1:40.71) helped Albion win the MIAA title in the 800 freestyle relay...His 100 freestyle split (45.86) launched Albion to first place in the 400 freestyle relay (NCAA 'B' cut and Holland Aquatic Center record of 3:02.40)...His 50 freestyle split (20.70) helped Albion to a MIAA runner-up finish in the 200 freestyle relay.

Personal: A member of Albion's dual degree engineering program...Lists going to the movies, watching football and listening to music as hobbies...Son of Javier and Ileana Tostado.