Marcela Teixeira
    Marcela Teixeira

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    High School:
    Santa Momica C.E.

    Height:
    5-5

    Event:
    Breast

    Birthdate:
    05/04/1990


    Updated Aug. 27, 2010

    2009-10 / Junior
    Competed primarily in the breast and fly...First-Team All-MVC selection for her second-place finish in the 100 breast at the conference championships...Finished in either second or third place nine times...Posted personal bests at the MVC Championships in the 100 fly and 100 breast...Also competed in the medley relays...Named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete Team.

    2008-09 / Sophomore
    All-MVC First Team selection...Named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete team...Captured 10 finishes in the top-three...Placed first in the 100 and 200 breast against New Orleans...Placed third overall in the 100 breast at the MVC Championships swimming a career-best 1:05.81, as well as third in the 200 breast (2:24.78)...Member of the 400 medley relay team that took first place against New Orleans and Missouri State.

    2007-08 / Freshman
    Competed in four meets, including the Missouri Valley Conference Championships...Placed first in the 200 breast at Missouri State...Won the 100 breast against Evansville...Seven of her eight competitions were top-five finishes...Posted two third-place finishes at MVC Championships.

    Personal
    A business major...Has one brother...Daughter of Cristina and Andre Teixeira...Born May 4, 1990 in Brazil.

    Career Bests
    100 breast -- 1:04.86
    200 breast -- 2:21.97
    100 fly -- 58.32
    50 free -- 25.45
    500 free -- 5:16.71
    200 IM -- 2:14.41

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