Jorge Azevedo Athlete Profile

#25 Jorge Azevedo

Jorge Azevedo
Positions: Freestyle, Butterfly Height: 6-1 Weight: 178 Roster Years: 2004-2008 Hometown: Guaratingueta



All-America

  • 2007 NCAA Second Team 200-meter free relay
  • 2007 NCAA Second Team 400-meter free relay
  • 2008 NCAA Second Team 200-meter free relay
  • 2008 NCAA Second Team 400-meter free relay

Personal

  • Graduated from Colegio Albert Einstein
  • Majoring in International Relations
  • Parents are Jorge de Azevedo and Tania Macedo de Azevedo
  • 2nd best GPA in his high school

Before BYU

  • Best athlete (1999, 2000, and 2001)
  • Best swimmer (1999, 2000, and 2001)
  • Best age group swimmer in the state (1996-2000, 6 times)
  • Best age group swimmer in the country (1997-200, 4 times)
  • Best age group South-American swimmer (1999)
  • Club's season MVP (1996-2001)


2004-2005 | Freshman Year

  • Joined the team in January and swam in the final seven meets with the Cougars
  • Recorded six top-three finishes
  • Set a new school record in the 100 fly with a time of 47.85

2005-2006 | Sophomore Year

  • Broke his own school record in the 100 fly with a time of 47.70 achieved at the Speedo Cup
  • Swam on the 200 medley relay who placed second at Mountain West Conference Championships with a time of 1:28.82
  • Led off the second-place 800 free relay team at MWC Championships with a time of 6:36.48
  • Placed second in the 100 fly at MWC Championships with a time of 48.45
  • Swam his fastest 100 back time of the season at the Big West Shoot Out with a time of 49.95
  • Swam in the 400 medley relay who placed second at the MWC Championships with a time of 3:17.94
  • Finished sixth in the 100 free with a time of 45.39 at prelims and 45.44 at finals at the MWC Championships
  • Led off the second-place 400 free relay team with a time of 2:59.38 at the MWC Championships
  • Earned his fastest 200 fly time of the season at the Speedo Cup with a time of 1:50.82
  • Earned first-team All-MWC honors for his performance in the 100 fly at the MWC Championships
  • Earned first-team All-MWC honors for his performance in the 200 and 400 medley relays, and 400 and 800 free relays
  • Had the third-fastest time of the season in the 200 IM against TCU with a time of 1:55.69

2006-2007 | Junior Year

  • Had two first-place finishes at the MWC Championships in the 100 butterfly and 100 back with times of 47.71 and 49.33, respectively
  • Also was a part of the first-place 200 medley and 200 free relay teams at the conference championship
  • Earned seven All-MWC honors in all at last year's MWC year-end event
  • Placed fourth in the 100 free at the MWC Championship with a time of 44.80
  • Competed on 200 free relay team that earned second-team All-American honors
  • 400 free team he was on not only received All-American honors but they also set MWC and BYU records at the NCAA meet
  • Competed in a season high four events in the Speedo Cup
  • Competed in all eight meets of the season

2007-2008 | Senior Year

  • Tallied eight first place wins during the season
  • Qualified to race at the NCAA Championships for his time of 47.11 which he acquired just two weeks prior
  • He placed 34th at the NCAA champs overall with a time of 47.99
  • At the MWCC he placed second in the 100 butterfly with a time of 47.66, fourth in the 100 free with a time of 45.05 and fifth in the 100 backstroke for his time of 49.67
  • Was a crucial member of the 200 free relay team which placed third at the MWCC with their time of 1:20.60, the 200 medley relay team that took second with a time of 1:29.39 and the 400 free relay team that took third with a time of 2:58.52
  • Received All-MWC honors for all of these events which made this the fourth year in a row he was named to the All-MWC team