Andres Saavedra
    Andres Saavedra

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Villavicencio, Colombia

    High School:
    Espiritu Santo

    Height:
    5-11

    Event:
    Back/Free

    Birthdate:
    09/01/1995


    04/30/2014

    Fifteen swimmers and divers named Academic All-MAC

    Men's swimming and diving hold the fifth-best GPA in the country.

    03/06/2014

    Men's Swimming and Diving fifth after day one of the MAC Championships

    The Salukis lead Ball State and Evansville; Missouri State leads with 245 points.

    01/20/2014

    Swimming and Diving finish dual meet with Illinois and Olivet Nazarene

    The SIU women split while the men defeated Olivet Nazarene.

    01/18/2014

    Swimming and Diving sweep events against Arkansas-Little Rock and Ouachita Baptist

    The Saluki women pick up a win over MVC newcomer Arkansas-Little Rock.

    11/23/2013

    Swimming and Diving finish Mizzou Invitational; Zhang breaks School Record

    Zhang broke the school record in the 3-meter dive with a score of 389.00.

    2013-14 (Sophomore): An Honorable Mention Academic All-MAC selection...Competed in 10 meets...Posted his only win of the season in the 50 freestyle at the Henderson Invitational...Finished in the top-three nine times during the season...Swam the 11th-fastest time in the 50 freestyle at the MAC Championships...Was a key member of the Saluki relay team.

    2012-13 (Freshman): Joined the team for the spring 2013 season...Competed in three meets...Posted runner-up finish in the 50 free against Evansville...Finished 16th in the 100 back at the MAC Championship.

    High School: Colombian national junior champion in the 100-meter backstroke...Meta state record holder in the 50- and 100-meter backstroke and freestyle...Set to compete on the Colombian National Team in the South America Junior Championship in March 2013.

    Personal: Full given name is Andres Felipe Saavedra Sanchez...Son of Claudia Sanchez Ruiz and Andres Saavedra...Has one sibling...Majoring in architecture.

    Friday, Nov 21
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Louisville, Ky. TBA
    Saturday, Nov 22
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Louisville, Ky. TBA
    Sunday, Nov 23
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Louisville, Ky. TBA
    Saturday, Jan 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Carbondale, Ill. 10:00 AM
    SIU