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Agustina de Giovanni
Agustina de Giovanni

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Fe, Argentina

High School:
Nuestra Senora De Guadalupe

Height:
5-11

Event:
Breaststroke

Experience:
3L



Alabama Highlights:
2009 - Junior

Set the school record as part of the 200 and 400 medley relays at the SEC Championships, swimming the breaststroke leg on both ... Earned honorable mention All-American honors in the 200 breaststroke ... Competed in the 100 and 200 breaststrokes at the NCAA Championships, scoring in the 200, taking 15th place ... Posted a career-best time in the 200 breaststroke at the NCAA Championships, touching the wall at 2:10.50, which ranks her second all-time at Alabama ... Turned in a career-best 1:00.85 in the 100 breaststroke at the NCAA Championships, which ranks her second all-time at Alabama .... Ranked in Alabama's all-time top-10 in seven events - 500, 1000 and 1650 freestyles, 100 and 200 breaststrokes and 200 and 400 IMs ... Finaled in the 200 breaststroke at the SEC Championships, taking fourth place ... Scored in the 100 breaststroke at the SEC Championships, taking 13th place ... ... Earned President's List (4.0 GPA) honors for the spring semester ... Earned the Christina Jarvis Most Valuable award.

2008 - Summer
Competed in her second Olympic Games, swimming the 200-meter breaststroke for Argentina in Beijing.

2008 - Sophomore
Earned honorable mention All-American honors in the 200 breaststroke and 400 IM ... Scored in the 400 IM and 200 breaststroke at the NCAA Championships, taking ninth and 15th respectively ... Set a new Argentine and South American record in the 200m breaststroke during the Ohio State Post-NCAA Long Course Invite, touching at 2:31.15, shaving more than a second and a half off the previous mark which she set in 2003 ... Lowered the school record in the 400 IM five times during the season, shaving nearly eight seconds off the previous mark set by Anne Poleska in 2003, posting a 4:10.37 at the NCAA Championships ... Originally broke the school 400 IM record in a dual meet at Auburn ... Became the fifth fastest 1650 freestyler in school history in a dual meet against Kentucky ... Took fourth in the 200 breaststroke, fifth in the 400 IM and eighth in the 200 IM at the SEC Championships ... Part of the school record setting 400 freestyle relay at the Alabama Classic, 3:20.33 ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Earned Alabama's Christine Jarvis Most Valuable and Katie Williams Most Dedicated awards

2007 - Summer
Competed at the Pan American Games, finaling in the 200-meter breaststroke, finishing sixth place, and taking ninth in the 100-meter breaststroke

2007 - RS-Freshman
Earned the Tide's "Katie Williams Most Dedicated" and "Coach's Award" ... Finaled in the 400 IM at the SEC Championships, taking seventh ... Competed in the 200 IM and 1650 freestyle at the SEC Championships ... Ranks among the Tide's all-time top 10 in seven events - 200 freestyle (10th), 500 freestyle (2nd), 1000 freestyle (4th), 100 breaststroke (6th), 200 breaststroke (5th), 200 IM (5th) and 400 IM (5th) ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll

2006 - Freshman
Redshirted ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll

Prep Highlights:
Argentinean 100-200 breaststroke champion 2000-2007 ... Argentinean 200 breaststroke record holder ... Sudamerican champion in 2001, 2002 and 2003 ... Sudamerican 200 breaststroke record holder ... 2003 and 2007 Pan-American Games 100 and 200 breaststroke finalist ... 2004 World Cup 200 Breaststroke Champion ... Competed for Argentina at the 2004 Olympics ... Swam for Raul Strnad, Club Gimnasia y Esgrima, Santa Fe, Argentina

Personal Information:
Full name: Agustina de Giovanni ... Daughter of Esteban de Giovanni and Brigida Buffa ... Brother, Martin, sister, Mariana ... International Relations major with a minor in Italian ... Born July 16, 1985

Top Times:
400 IM 4:10.37 SR
100 breaststroke 1:00.85
200 breaststroke 2:10.50
200 IM 2:00.56
500 freestyle 4:48.37
1000 freestyle 10:00.94
1650 freestyle 16:52.05

     
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