Georgia Tech swimming & diving had a handful of its international swimmers compete this spring at their respective national championship meets
Georgia Tech swimming and diving posted two NCAA B qualifying times and sent four individuals to the B finals on Saturday
Georgia Tech freshman Christian Ferraro set a new school record with an NCAA A qualifying time to secure himself a spot in the 200 fly at the 2018 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships .
Georgia Tech swimming and diving will have a number of swimmers compete this weekend
Georgia Tech swimming will have a number of individuals compete at two events this weekend
2016-17 NCAA Championships participant
2016-17 ACC Swimmer of the Week by CollegeSwimming.com (Oct. 25, 2016)
2016-17 (Sophomore): Turned in a record setting year in his first full year on The Flats … Qualified and participated for the Jackets at the 2017 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships, finishing 29th in the 100 back (46.87) and placing 34th overall in both the 100 free (43.40) and 200 IM (1:45.66) … Set new Tech school records in the 200 free (1:34.18) and 100 back (45.65) … Also swam the first leg on both the 200 medley relay (1:25.76) and 400 medley relay (3:07.86) record setting units … Posted the top-Tech times on the season in the 50 free (19.88), 100 free (43.23) and 200 IM (1:45.66) … Also was a part of the fastest 400 free relay (2:55.54) and 800 free relay (6:26.80) times on the year for the Yellow Jackets … Set new career-best marks in the 50 free (19.88), 100 free (43.23), 200 free (1:34.18), 500 free (4:35.73), 100 back (45.65), 200 back (1:48.26) and 200 IM (1:45.66) … Totaled 20 top-10 individual finishes on the year … Recorded 10 first-place finishes on the season … Touched the wall in first-place in both the 100 free (44.73) and 200 free (1:38.04) at the double-dual meet with BC and Pitt … Earned four first-place wins in the dual meet versus Notre Dame in the 100 free (44.51), 200 free (1:37.53), 100 back (48.97) and 200 IM (1:48.05) … Also had a pair of wins in the dual meet against Georgia in the 100 free (44.14) and 200 free (1:37.42) … Took first-place in the 200 free (1:38.33) at the tri-meet with Cincinnati and FAU and in the 100 free (44.31) versus both SCAD and Florida State … A member of the 400 medley relay team that took third-place overall at the 2017 ACC Championships ... Also finished sixth in the 200 free (1:34.18), 13th in the 100 free (43.23) and 17th in the 50 free (19.88) at the ACC Championships … Finished the season ranked in the top-10 in the ACC in both the 100 back (fifth) with a time of 45.65 and in the 200 free (tied for eighth) with his time of 1:34.18 … Named a team co-captain.
2015-16 (Freshman): Joined the team during winter training and made an immediate impact both in and out of the water … Took no time rewriting the books at Tech, cementing himself firmly into the all-time top-10 lists in nine events in his first two months at Tech … Won the B-final at the 2016 ACC Championships in the 100 back with a time of 47.13, a new school record … Won the B-final of the 100 free at the ACC Championships in a time of 43.55 … A member of four relays at the ACC Championships, including the 800 free relay, 200 free relay, 400 medley relay and 400 free relay … Turned in a career-best time of 43.35 in the 100 free at the GT Qualifier, which was good enough to secure a third-place spot on the all-time list for the Yellow Jackets … Had the fastest 200 free time of the season at the GT Qualifier at 1:34.85, placing him third in Tech history … Ranked third among the Jackets in the 50 free with a career-best time of 20.29 at the ACC Championships.
Personal: Full name is Rodrigo Quadros Correia ... Majoring in business administration.
|Correia's Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)|
|50 Free||19.88||2017 ACC Championships|
|100 Free||43.23||2017 ACC Championships|
|200 Free||1:34.18||2017 ACC Championships|
|500 Free||4:35.73||vs. Cincinnati & FAU (12/19/16)|
|1000 Free||9:44.31||at SCAD (1/6/18)|
|50 Back||21.13 (s)||2017 ACC Championships|
|100 Back||45.65 (s)||2017 ACC Championships|
|200 Back||1:43.00||2017 Georgia Tech Invitational|
|200 IM||1:45.66||2017 NCAA Men's Championships|
|100 Fly||49.19||at Northwestern (10/21/17)|
|* relay split (s)|