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2008-09 Swimming & Diving
Catrina Silveira
Catrina Silveira
Catrina Silveira

CLASSSo.
EVENTSBreast/IM
HOMETOWNDoral, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLDoral Academy H.S.

As A Senior (2010-11)
Took fourth against Radford, Georgia Southern and Liberty (Jan. 8) in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:09.66 … also placed fourth in the same meet in the 200 breast, going 2:31.88 … just missed making the finals of the 200 IM with a time of 2:11.77 at the CCSA Championship (Feb. 19) …placed 13th in the 100 breaststroke at the league meet with a time of 1:06.48.

As A Junior (2009-10)
Took fourth in the 100 breast and 100 free at FIU (Oct. 24) … won the ‘C’ final at the Miami Invitational (Dec. 6) in the 200 breast … finished first in the ‘B’ final in the 100 breast (1:06.19) at the CCSA Championship (Feb. 18) ... swam a 2:25.21 in the 200 breast at the CCSA’s, good for 13th on the CCSA's top 16 times of the season.

As A Sophomore (2008-09)
Placed second at the CCSA Championship in two breaststroke events, finishing with a 1:04.92 in the 100 breast and a 2:20.72 in the 200 breast ... both times are third-fastest in school history ... recorded five other top ten times, three in the 100 breast and two in the 200 breast ... also placed tenth in the 200 IM at the CCSA's (2:07.14).

As A Freshman (2007-08)
Became the top breaststroke performer during the 2008 season … set FGCU records in both the 100 and 200-yard breaststroke during the season … swimming to a time of 1:06.88 in the 100-yard breaststroke for a fourth-place finish at the Conference Championship … her performance of 2:24.37 at the CCSA meet earned 16 points.

High School
Graduated from Doral Academy High School in Miami, Fla. … coached by Kirk Peppas … Doral Academy Athlete of the Year 2005-2006 … four-time Miami Dade All-County first team … fifth in the state in the 100 breaststroke (FHSAA State Champs) … seventh in the 200 individual medley … USA Swimming Scholastic All-American 2005-06 and 2006-07 … Doral Academy Student-Athlete of the Year 2006-07.

Personal
Daughter of Jorge and Cathy Silveira … has a brother and two sisters, Jeffery (20), Emily 18) and Hope (11) … biology major … favorite sport moment was when the USA Women’s National Team won the FIFA World Cup in 1999 … favorite athletes are Mia Hamm and Amanda Beard … one thing no one really knows about Catrina is she loves to sing … one person she would love to meet is Brady Quinn … career aspiration is to make NCAA’s and Olympic Trials in 100 Breaststroke … chose FGCU because she loves the atmosphere and is excited to start a winning tradition as an Eagle swimmer.

Silveira's Personal Bests
500 Free – 5:28.70 – 2010 vs. FIU (home)
100 Breast - 1:04.92
200 Breast - 2:20.72
200 IM - 2:07.14