Cards faced powers Texas, Indiana and Michigan
Cards swim with elite field with Michigan, Indiana and Texas
Cards win opener
Joao De Lucca looking to defend his national crown in last year's 200-free
De Lucca and both relays advance
AAC Swimming & Diving Championship | Day 3
AAC Swimming & Diving Championships | Day 2
AAC Swimming & Diving Championships
Louisville Men's Swimming & Diving v Notre Dame
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.