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    Joao Steiner
    Joao Steiner

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    High School:
    The Bolles School

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 180

    Position:
    Free



    2013-14: Freshman swimmer competed in 50 free, 100 fly and 100 free at Big Ten Championships ... Finished No. 59 in 50 free at Big Tens (2/27) with season best time of 21.17 ... Posted season best time of 50.74 to finish No. 42 at Big Tens in 100 fly ... Posted season best time of 47.13 in 100 free to finish No. 65 at Big Tens ... Placed in the finals at the TYR Invitational 17th in the 50 Fly and 23rd in the 100 free ... Finished eighth in the 50 free vs. WKU (10/25) ... finished seventh in the 200 free vs. Wisconsin (11/15) ... and sixth in the 50 free vs. Milwaukee (1/31).

    High School: Native of Brazil who prepped at The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Brazilian national champion in 2009 and fourth in the state of Florida in the 100 free ... Brazilian Junior Nationals record holder in the 400 free relay ... Competed with the Sharks club for three years, winning Junior Nationals in Austin, Texas, and Knoxville, Tenn., as a team ... Competed at the 2012 USA Swimming Junior Nationals, 2012 Speedo Champions Series in Orlando, Fla., and the 2011 Speedo Short Course Junior Nationals ... Received second honors academically in junior and senior years.

    Personal: Born Joao Steiner ... Son of Mauricio Steiner and Fabrizzia de Gouvea Telles ... Anticipated major is industrial engineering or economics.

    STEINER'S CAREER BESTS

    Event Career Best
    50 freestyle 21.17
    100 freestyle 47.13
    200 freestyle 1:49.34
    50 butterfly 23.30
    100 butterfly 50.74