M. Swimming: Miguel Ferreira

Miguel Ferreira

  Position: BR/IM  
  Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela
  Previous School: Emil Friedman HS
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major: Business

2011-12 SEASON: HONORS ... Member of National Champion relay team (400-yard medley) ... All-American (100-yard breaststroke, 200-yard breatstroke, 400-yard medley relay) ... Honorable Mention All-American (200-yard individual medley, 200-yard medley relay, 200-yard freestyle relay) ... All-SSC Honorable Mention ... swam in 13 meets ... had the team's top times in both the 100 and 200-yard breaststroke ... his 100-yard breaststroke time of 53.59 was at the NCAA D-II Championships, while the 200-yard breaststroke time of 1:58.36 was also at the NCAA D-II Championships ... the 1:58.36 time in the 200-yard breatstroke set a new school record ... swam on FSC's school record setting 200 free, 200 medley and 400 medley relay teams at the NCAA D-II Championships ... had season's third-fastest 200 individual medley time (1:49.79) at NCAA D-II Championships and had ninth-fastest 100-yard butterfly time (55.01) in the preliminaries at All-Florida Invitational ... swam a time of 55.29 against Rollins in the 100-yard backstroke, which was the season's seventh-fastest in that event.

2010-11 SEASON:  HONORS ... National Champion (400 medley relay team) ... All-American (100 breast, 200 breast, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay ... Honorable Mention All-American (200 IM) ... 1st-team All-SSC ... swam in 13 meets … member of national champion 400 medley relay team that set school record (3:02.44) and member of 200 medley relay team that also set school record (1:28.63 – 2nd) at D-II Championship … set individual school records in 200 IM (1:49.36 – 10th), 100 breast (53.14 – 2nd) and 200 breast (1:59.79 – 6th) at D-II Championship … in addition to school records, had season’s 7th-best time in 200 free (1:49.71), 5th-best time in 400 IM (4:26.26) … won 100 breast and 200 breast, placed 2nd in 200 IM, swam on 1st-place 200 medley relay team and 400 medley relay team, 2nd-place free relay team, 6th-place 400 free relay team at SSC Championship … in additional to school records on relays teams, swam on season’s 3rd-best 200 free relay team (1:23.16), 5th-best 400 free relay team (3:06.74) and 6th-best 800 free relay team (7:21.90) … had 14 regular season individual event wins – 6 in 100 breast, 5 in 200 breast, 3 in 200 IM … swam on 11 regular season  1st-place relay teams – 6 in 200 medley relay, 4 in 400 medley relay, 1 in 400 free relay. 

2009-10 SEASONHONORS ... Earned five All-America awards at D-II Championship (200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard medley relay, 400-yard medley relay, 200-yard freestyle relay and 400-yard freestyle relay) ... joined team in January, 2010 ... swam in three meets ... at NCAA D-II Championship, placed eighth in 200-yard breaststroke, swam on sixth-place 200-yard medley relay team and fifth-place 400-yard medley relay team ... set school records in 200-yard individual medley (1:53.20), 100-yard breaststroke (55.12) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:02.97) ... swam on four relay teams that set school records - 200-yard freestyle relay (1:23.61), 400-yard freestyle relay (3:04.80), 200-yard medley relay (1:30.83) and 400-yard medley relay (3:19.68) ... had five top five individual finishes ... had four individual event wins - 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard breaststroke vs. Rollins (1/23), 200-yard breaststroke and 100-yard breaststroke at Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championship (2/17-20) ... had team's best time in 100-yard breaststroke, 200-yard breaststroke and 200-yard individual medley.  

HIGH SCHOOL:  2007 graduate of Emil Friedman High School in Caracas, Venezuela ... won the 100-meter and 50-meter breaststroke at Venezuelan national championship.

PERSONAL:  Majoring in business ... represented his home country of Venezuela at the FINA World Championships in Shanghai, China, in July and set the Venezuelan national record in the 100 breast at 1:02.29 ... son of Miguel Ferreira and Raquel Rodriguez ... born 4/14/90.  

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