Andres Saavedra
    Andres Saavedra

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Villavicencio, Colombia

    High School:
    Espiritu Santo

    Height:
    5-11

    Event:
    Back/Free

    Birthdate:
    09/01/1995


    01/17/2015

    SIU Swimming and Diving sweeps home meet

    The Salukis opened 2015 with a sweep of UALR and WUSTL

    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.

    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.

    Wednesday, Mar 4
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Geneva Ohio All Day
    Thursday, Mar 5
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Geneva, Ohio All Day
    Friday, Mar 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Geneva, Ohio All Day
    Saturday, Mar 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Geneva, Ohio All Day
    Thursday, Mar 12
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Columbus, Ohio All Day
    Friday, Mar 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Columbus, Ohio All Day
    Saturday, Mar 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Columbus, Ohio All Day
    Thursday, Mar 19
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Greensboro, N.C. All Day
    Friday, Mar 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Greensboro, N.C. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 21
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Swimming & Diving Greensboro, N.C. All Day
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