Valeria Dalmastro
Valeria Dalmastro

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, FL

High School:
Coral Gables

Height:
5-9

Event:
50/100 Free, 100 BR

Birthdate:
12/20/1982

Major:
International Business and Marketing


2004-05 Captain

As a junior ('03-'04): Finished fourth at the NIC Championships in the 50-yard freestyle with a season-best 23.82...part of the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay (1:32.47) that broke school records...teamed with Lisa Andersson, Boguslawa Bedyk and Emma Petersson in the 200 free relay to set a pool record and swim a `B' cut time...at the Florida Invitational finished second in the 50 free in 24.18...against Miami she finished second in the 50 free (24.32) as FAU defeated UM for the first time...won the 50 free (24.31) in a dual meet with Georgia Tech and Purdue...advanced to the finals of the 50 free at the Minnesota Invitational (23.81)...finished second in the 50 free at the FAU Invite (24.63).

As a sophomore ('02-'03): A member of the 200-yard medley and 200-yard freestyle relay teams that broke FAU records at the NIC Championships...finished third in the 50-yard freestyle (23.76)...her season-best in the 100 free was 53.28 at the NIC Championships.

As a freshman ('01-'02): Excelled in the 50 freestyle where she achieved a lifetime best time of 24.28...at the NIC Championships she finished in the top eight in the 50 free...earned first place finishes in the 50 freestyle in FAU's win over Syracuse and against Miami.

Other: Won the 500-meter butterfly (28.9) and the 100-meter freestyle (58.8) at the Argentina National Championships in the summer of 2003...member of the Miami Swim Team for nine years...coached by Andy Deangulo.

Personal: International Business major...born December 20, 1982 in Miami, FL...daughter of Jose and Ana Maria Dalmastro, both represented Argentina in the 1972 Munich Olympics as participants in track and field...hobbies include visual arts and fitness competitions.

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