NCAA Champion (200 MR)
SEC Champion (200 MR)
Junior Season (2006-07)
Finished 16th in the 100m breast (1:03.43) at the U.S. Senior National Championships... Earned three All-America honors at the NCAA Championships in the 100 breast, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay... Won the B Final, finishing ninth overall, in the 100 breast with a time of 52.94, a mark that ranks third all-time at Auburn... Swam the breaststroke leg in the NCAA champion 200 medley relay team, turning in a 23.40 split... Competed on the third-place 400 medley relay team, swimming the breaststroke leg with a 52.33 split... Also competed in the 200 breast... Finished third in the 100 breast (54.17) and 11th in the 200 breast (2:00.33) at the SEC Championships... Won his first SEC title on the winning 200 medley relay team, swimming the breaststroke with a 23.74 split... Also competed in the 50 free at SECs... Swam the fastest 100 breast on the team in 2006-07 (52.94)... Also swam the fastest breaststroke splits in the 200 medley relay (23.40) and 400 medley relay (52.33)... Part of the 200 medley relay team that set new Auburn and NCAA records with a time of 1:23.37... Also on the 400 medley relay team that set a new Auburn record with a time of 3:06.09.
Sophomore Season (2005-06)
Earned a NCAA `B' cut in the 100 breast (54.67) at the SEC Championship swimming exhibition in the event... Swam a career best 2:01.87 in the 200 breast exhibition at SEC's and also swam a 20.94 50 free... Swam in the 100 (1:04.05) and 200 (2:26.06) breast's at the FINA World Cup in New York (SCM)... Finalist in the 100 breast at the U.S. Open with a LCM time of 1:06.24... Swam the breast leg on a combined five winning 200 and 400 medley relay's during the regular season.
Freshman Season (2004-05)
At the SEC Championship, swam in the preliminary round of the 50 free (20.97), 100 breast (55.31) and 200 breast (2:01.57)... Swam with the 200 free relay at the Tiger Invitational... Swam in the B final of the 50 free at the Tiger Invite ... Finished fifth on the 400 medley relay team (3:26.87), 200 medley team (1:33.54) and 400 free relay (3:05.53) at home meet ... Won the B final of the 200 breast at the home meet (2:09.50)... At Clemson dual meet, swam on the third place 400 medley team (3:29.33)... Swam on the 200 medley team at South Carolina that finished second (22.50 split)... Was third in the 200 breast at South Carolina (2:09.71).
Graduated from Rummel in 2004... Swam for Carter Stamm and the Elmwood Sharks... Also trained under Joey Fritscher at Rummel.
Full name is David Michael Maras... Born July 24, 1985... Son of Carol Maras... Has two brothers, Brandon and Joe... Majoring in business.
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Favorite reality TV show is Ultimate Fighting... Favorite restaurant is Moe's... Person in history you would most lke to meet is Noah... Best swimmer ever competed against is Mark Gangloff.