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Andre Pereira
Andre Pereira

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Recife, Brazil

High School:
Decisao

Event:
Sprint Free



2004-05: Recorded three season-best times at the Minnesota Invitational, posting a 21.43 in the 50 free and a 46.98 in the 100 free ... also recorded a time of 52.64 in the finals of the 100 fly ... won relay titles with the 200 free squad at the Indiana Intercollegiates (1:24.89) and vs. Eastern Michigan (1:25.89) ... also won with the 400 free relay against EMU (1:32.84).

2003-04: Academic All-Big Ten ... competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 50 and 100 freestyle and recorded season bests in both events (21.02; 46.02) ... was the runner-up in the 50 free against Michigan State, touching the wall in 21.30 ... posted third-place showings in the 50 free at the Indiana Intercollegiates (21.74) and Georgia Tech/Florida Atlantic Triangular (21.78) ... highest placing in the 100 free was fourth, which was registered at Iowa (47.78) ... competed twice in the 100 fly.

2002-03: Competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 50 free and the 100 free ... set personal best in both the 50 free (20.88) and the 100 free (45.91) at the conference championships ... placed fourth in the 50 free against Michigan and Michigan State ... finished fifth against Indiana in the 50 free ... placed third with the 200 medley relay team against Michigan State ... picked up a third place finish with Blake Scholz, John Arzner and Ehud Dekter in the 400 free against Michigan.

International Competition: Received 14 Best Performance of the Meet awards at the Brazilian state championships ... finished second at the Brazilian national championships in the 50 free (LCM).

Personal: Given name is Andre Costa Pereira ... born April 3, 1983 ... parents are Roberto Luiz and Daisy Luci Costa Pereira ... has a brother, Mateus Costa, and a sister, Roberta Costa ... management major.