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Joaquin Garcia Uribe
Joaquin  Garcia Uribe

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bogota, Columbia

High School:
Colegio Nueva Granada

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 150

Event:
Free

Birthdate:
04/10/1997

Major:
Business Economics

11/17/2016

Swimming & Diving Concludes Day One of Patriot Invitational

The men saw wins from diver Ryan McIntire and the 200-yard freestyle relay team

02/26/2016

Swimming & Diving Receives Conference All-Academic Achievements

Swimming & Diving Received Conference All-Academic Achievements

11/07/2015

Swimming & Diving Takes 16 First Place Finishes with FAU Capturing Victory over Florida Tech

FAU Swimming & Diving defeats FIT

01/04/2017

Joaquin Garcia

Joaquin Garcia

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Sophomore (2016-17)

  • Competed in three events at the CCSA Championships including the 50 free, 100 free and 200 free
  • Took third in the 50 free (22.05) against conference foes NJIT and Old Dominion
  • Had three top-five finishes in the first meet of the year versus Campbell, setting lifetime bests in the 50 back and 100 fly to earn fifth and fourth place, respectively
  • Swam an impressive 4:49.39 in the 500 free at George Mason’s Patriot Invitational
  • 2016-17 Lifetime Best Times:
    • 500 free – 4:49.39 at George Mason
    • 50 back – 26.87 vs. Campbell
    • 100 fly – 55.58 vs. Campbell

Freshman (2015-16)

  • Ranked 21st in the CCSA after finishing fourth in the 50 Fly at the FAU FUN Invite (25.15) and also setting a Lifetime Best
  • A member of the 200 Free Relay team that set a new freshman school record with a time of 1:24.64 at the CCSA Championships
  • Place second in the 50 free at the FAU FUN Invite with a time of 22:58
  • At the CCSA Championships:
    • Set a new lifetime best in the prelims of the 100 free with a time of 47.40
    • Recorded a time of 20.98 in the 50 free setting a new LTB
    • Competed in the 200 free and finished with a lifetime best time of 1:44.32
    • 2016 CCSA All-Academic Honoree
    • C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll


High School

  • Attended Colegio Nueva Granada High school in Colombia and competed for Edgar Cadena
  • Placed 3rd in the mixed relay National Competition

Personal

  • Majoring in business economics
  • Professional goal is to get his business economics degree
  • Son of Fernan Garcia and Ana Maria Uribe
  • Hobbies include playing soccer and eating.
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