16 Cardinals and the milers will compete for ACC gold tonight
Cards win three individual golds and the 400-medley relay
Cards have chance to pile up points in tonight's finals session.
Cards earn nine second swims tonight
Action continues at the Louisville Invitational First Chance Meet
Louisville Swimming & Diving v Florida State | Day 2
Louisville Swimming & Diving v North Carolina | Day 2
AAC Swimming & Diving Championship | Day 3
AAC Swimming & Diving Championships | Day 2
AAC Swimming & Diving Championships
Sophomore: Pedro took the 100-butterfly title and was a part of the winning 200-medley relay at the American Conference Championships to gain himself All-American Conference team honors. He was chosen to help in the relay events at the NCAA Championships while finishing 28th in the 100 butterfly with a time of 47.05.
Freshman: Coutinho competed at his first BIG EAST Championships as an exhibition swimmer in his freshman year. Coutinho swam the 50-freestyle in 21.18, the 100-freestyle in 46.34 and the 100-butterfly in 48.32. Coutinho also competed at the Purdue Invite, where he finished 6th in the 100-butterfly in 49.34, swam the 200-butterfly in a prelim time of 1:57.29, the 50-freestyle in 21.17, and the 100-freestyle in 47.42. For the dual meet season, Coutinho took 2nd in the 100-butterfly against Xavier, and 3rd in the 100-butterfly against UK in 50.10.
Prep: Brazilian native Pedro Coutinho attended high school in Plantation, Fla. Where he swam club for the Davie Nadadores for coach Alex Pussieldi. He placed second in the 100-fly in the Brazilian Junior Nationals and competed in the 2012 Speedo Junior National Championships (LCM) and the Speedo Sectionals. He also competed in the Indy Grand Prix.
Personal: Son of Judes and Edna Coutinho. Born February 24, 1994. Major is Civil Engineering.