|High School:||Instituto Cumbres de Caracas|
One of Florida Southern’s seven returning All-Americans after qualifying for the national finals as a freshman in only half a season with the team.
As a freshman (2017-18)… Honorable Mention All-American in the 200-butterfly (14th place)… Also competed in the 100-fly at the Division II National Finals… Had NCAA provisional qualifying times in both of the butterfly events… Joined the Moccasins at mid-year and competed in all four regular season meets in January plus the Sunshine State Conference and NCAA Division II National Championships… Regular swimmer in the two butterfly events… Swam the 100-free and the 200-IM once… Posted two individual wins in the 200-fly… Even while swimming only half the season, was #1 on the Florida Southern times list in the 200-fly and #2 in the 100-fly… Had top-10 times in the 100-free and 200-IM… Finished the year #7 nationally on the 200-butterfly times list.
TOP INDIVIDUAL TIMES AS A FRESHMAN:
100-free: 47.18 (at SSC Championships, 2/25/18)
100-fly: 49.08 (at SSC Championships, 2/23/18)
200-fly: 1:46.94 (at SSC Championships, 2/24/18)
200-IM: 1:55.76 (at SSC Championships, 2/22/18)
Prior to Florida Southern… 2017 graduate of Instituto Cumbres de Caracas… Competed for Centro Italo Venezolano.
Personal… Son of Pedro Bernotti and Carolina Blanco… One of three triplets on the team along with his brothers Carlos and Pedro.