Suzanne Almeida
Suzanne Almeida

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Normal, Ill.

High School:
University High School

Event:
Free

Birthdate:
04/10/1984

2007-08: Placed first in the 50-yard freestyle and was a member of the 400-yard freestyle relay team that took first against Northern Iowa ... recorded a first-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle against Evansville ... finished second in the 50-yard freestyle at the Zippy Invitational ... also a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay that placed seventh, the 200-yard medley relay that placed fourth and the 400-yard medley relay that placed third at the invitational ... ended the season in a dual-meet against Green Bay, and recorded a first-place tally in the 50-yard freestyle and a second-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle relay.

2006-07: Did not compete to satisfy a year of residence per NCAA rules.

Brazil: Broke South American/Brazilian records in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle in 2000 ... broke own record for 50-yard freestyle in 2001.

U-High: State champion freshman year in the 50-yard freestyle ... placed second at state sophomore year ... 2004 Olympic qualifier for Brazil in the 50-yard freestyle ... ranked third in the world for the 50-yard freestyle.

Personal: Born 4-10-84 ... daughter of John and Susan Almeida ... majoring in art.