As a freshman (2017-18)… Joined the Moccasins at mid-year and competed in all four regular season meets in January plus the Sunshine State Conference Championships… Regular swimmer in the two breaststroke events… Swam the 100-fly once… Had top-10 times for Florida Southern in both breaststroke events, the 100-fly, and 200-IM, with his best finish #4 in the 200-breast.
TOP INDIVIDUAL TIMES AS A FRESHMAN:
100-fly: 54.01 (at SSC Championships, 2/23/18)
100-breast: 1:01.34 (at SSC Championships, 2/24/18)
200-breast: 2:07.84 (vs. Saint Leo, 1/19/18)
200-IM: 1:59.85 (at SSC Championships, 2/22/18)
Prior to Florida Southern… 2017 graduate of Instituto Cumbres de Caracas… Competed for Centro Italo Venezolano.
Personal… Son of Pedro Bernotti and Carolina Blanco… One of three triplets on the team along with his brothers Carlos and Miguel.