Highlights from Day Two of the MVC Swimming & Diving Championships
Honors & Awards
2012-13 All-MVC First Team
MVC Swimmer of the Week - Dec. 18, 2012
2011-12 All-MVC First Team
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2012, Spring 2012
2012-13: Selected First Team MVC All-Conference for the second year in a row...Placed top-8 and recorded career bests in all three individual events (50, 100, 200 free) at the 2013 MVC Championships...Finished seventh overall in a loaded 50 free field that saw 15 athletes swim under the 24-second mark in prelims; recorded personal best in prelims (23.71)...Secured first individual medal at an MVC Championship, finishing third overall in the 200 free (1:49.95); dropped more than two seconds from prelims and became just the second MSU swimmer under 1 minute 50 seconds in the event...Bettered her prelims time in the 100 free A-Final by three hundredths to place fifth...Swam the maximum number of relays at conference; anchored the Bears' 400 medley relay (50.71) to a dominant first-place finish to conclude the first day of the 2013 MVC Championships; also swam the anchor leg on the runner-up 800 free relay and third-place 400 free relay...Garnered MVC Swimmer of the Week honors (Dec. 18) after a stellar performance at the UIW Christmas Invitational...Finished her MSU career ranked second all-time in the 200 free and fourth in the 50 and 100 free.
2011-12: Earned all-MVC first team honors in her first season with the Bears...Collected a gold medal as a member of the 200 free relay at the 2012 MVC Championships; was also a member of the second-place 400 free relay at conference...Qualified for the championship final in the 50 free and placed fifth...Swam in the 100 fly B-Final at the conference meet and finished 13th with a time of 58.81...Was the Bears' top finisher in the 100 free at the MVC meet with a fourth-place finish...During the dual-meet season, she won the 100 free three different times: vs. SIU, at Truman State and vs. Evansville...Also placed first in the 50 free at Lindenwood...Finished on the season's top times list in the 50 free free (4th) and owned Missouri State's fastest 100 free time of the year.
2010-11: Helped guide Indian River State College to its 29th-consecutive NJCAA championship...Became a two-time NJCAA All-American...Placed top-three in the 50, 100 and 200 free at the NJCAA National Championships; Was also a member of the victorious 200 and 400 free relays.
2009-10: Earned NJCAA All-American honors as a freshman...Helped lead IRSC to its 28th straight national junior college title...Finished second in the 100 free at nationals...Was a member of the first-place 200 and 400 free relays.
Personal: Andrea Uzcategui is the daughter of Andres and Monica Uzcategui...Born December 3, 1989 in Caracas, Venezuela...Has one sibling, Eimy...Majoring in media production.