SIU has won two championships through two days.
Diving coach Joy Zhao named MVC Diving Coach of the Year; Kaixuan Zhang named MVC Diver of the Year.
Salukis trail Missouri State and Illinois State going into the final day.
Salukis advance six swimmers and three divers to A Finals.
The Salukis tied with Illinois State with 27 votes.
Feb. 16-18; Carbondale, Ill.
2012-13 (Junior): Honorable mentions All-Conference Selection...Competed in eight meets...Posted top-six times in all three events at the MVC Championship...Posted the fourth-fastest time in both the 100- and 200-yard butterfly at the MVC Championship...Won four events...Posted six top-three finishes.
2011-12 (Sophomore): First-team All-MVC selection...Set an MVC Championship record in the 200-yard butterfly (2:01.39)...Placed first in the 200-yard butterfly and second in the 100-yard butterfly (56.10) and 200-yard backstroke (2:01.83) at the MVC Championships...Competed in 12 meets...Won six events on the year...Swept the 100- and 200-yard butterfly in a dual with Illinois.
2010-11 (Freshman): First-team MVC All-MVC selection...Competed in nine meets...Won the MVC Championships in the 200 butterfly...Named MVC Swimmer of the Week on Feb. 9...Swam eight different events and three strokes throughout the season...Finished in the top four in the 100 butterfly, 200 backstroke and 200 butterfly at the MVC Championships...Picked up six event wins on the season.
High School: Set a new school record in the 100 back, 200 free and 500 free as a senior...All-American as part of the 50 medley relay.
Personal: A foreign language and international trade major...Has one brother...Daughter of José Silas de Castro and Dorotéia Luzia Martins...Born Dec. 3, 1990 in Carajás, PA, Brazil.