Miami (FL) Secures Commitment from Brazil’s Giulia Carvalho for 2021-22

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Giulia Carvalho from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, has committed to swim at the University of Miami in the class of 2025.

“Joining the Swimming Team at the University of Miami is a dream coming true! I can’t wait for the Fall 2021 and to start this promising journey! Go Canes!”

Carvalho is a senior at Centro Educacional Rogedo from which she will graduate in December. She will head to Coral Gables in the fall of 2021 with fellow commits Ariana Brattoli, Camille Weiss, Emily Grasso, Jacey Hinton, Kaitlyn Bitting, and Lucy Miller.

Carvalho swims for Minas Tênis Clube and specializes in fly, breast, and IM. She picked up a number of best times (200 breast, 200 fly, and 200 IM) last November at the 2019 Troféu Julio De Lamare (Brazilian Summer Junior Championships), contributing to Minas Tênis Clube’s team title. At the 2020 Campeonato Metropolitano de Natação in March, she updated her PBs in the 100/200 fly.

Best times in LCM (converted to SCY):

  • 100 fly – 1:02.63 (55.16)
  • 200 fly – 2:23.30 (2:06.57)
  • 200 breast – 2:34.22 (2:15.33)
  • 200 IM – 2:21.67 (2:04.74)

Best times in SCM (converted to SCY):

  • 100 fly – 1:00.9 (54.86)
  • 100 breast – 1:10.6 (1:03.60)

Carvalho will join a breast/IM group led by current freshman Emma Sundstrand, who has already been 1:00/2:02 this season. She will also train with sophomore Andrea Todorovic (1:05/2:02 in breast/IM) and butterflyers, freshman Savannah Barr (54.3 so far) and sophomore Isabel Traba (55.8 fly, 2:05 IM).

“I chose the University of Miami because it has everything I ever wanted. A very competitive swimming team, a first-class Coaching Staff, and an excellent academic level. I can’t wait to meet my teammates and start swimming!”

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Anne Lepesant

Anne Lepesant is the mother of four daughters, all of whom swam in college. With an undergraduate degree from Princeton (where she was an all-Ivy tennis player) and an MBA from INSEAD, she worked for many years in the financial industry, both in France and the U.S. Anne is currently …

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