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Vinicius Rossi
Vinicius Rossi Image
Height: 6-0
Class: SR
Position: Breaststroke
Hometown: Sao Joao da Boa Vista, Brazil

Third Year with the Bulldogs

As a Junior (2012-13):

  • Earned All-American honors for the second straight season after a third place finish (55.77, a new school record) in the 100-breast at the 2013 NAIA National Championships.
  • Also qualified for the 200-breast, finishing 16th in 2:12.74. 
  • Swam a leg on two relay teams that earned a spot at Nationals - the 200-medley and 400-medley squad.
  • Helped 200-medley team earn All-American Honorable Mention with third place finish in 1:31.85. 
  • 400-medley squad also earned All-American Honorable Mention award with fifth place finish (3:25.32).
  • Both marks in events broke school records In respective events.
  • Also smashed school record in 50-breast during season with a mark of 25.75.
As a Sophomore (2011-12):
  • A late season addition for the Bulldogs, who was a big contributor right from the start.
  • Posted the best individual finish for the men's team at the NAIA National Championships, placing third in the 100-breast with a record breaking time of 55.97.
  • Third place finish earned Rossi All-American honors at the meet.
  • Also qualified for the 200-breast at Nationals, placing 16th (2:10.93) … swam a leg on two relay teams that broke school records at the NAIA Championships.
  • Highest finish was posted by the 400-medley relay in fifth with a school-record breaking time of 3:25.79, while the 200-medley relay squad posted a record setting time of 1:33.21 during preliminaries. 
 
 
Men's Swimming Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Dalton BaxterFRFreestyle/Back6-2 Woodstock, Ga.
Aaron BeanSOBreaststroke/IM6-3 Madisonville, Ky.
Rafael BertholoSRFreestyle/IM6-1 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jesus BravoFRFreestyle5-7 Guayaquil, Ecuador
Christopher ClarkFRFreestyle/IM5-8 Sarasota, Fla.
Dustin DyerFRFreestyle/IM5-11 Fayetteville, N.C.
Lucas LucenaFRBackstroke/Free6-7 Joinville, Brazil
Bradley MooreFRFreestyle/Back6-5 Melbourne, Australia
Jose Jesus MoralesFRButterfly/IM5-10 Madrid, Spain
Diego RiosFRFreestyle6-0 Tulancingo, Mexico
Vinicius RossiSRBreaststroke6-0 Sao Joao da Boa Vista, Brazil
Coaches
Rafael Forti Image
Head Coach
9th season
 
Sam Mashburn Image
Assistant Coach
2nd season