Miguel Bernotti
Miguel Bernotti
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela
High School: Instituto Cumbres de Caracas
Events: Fly
Major: Business Administration

As a sophomore (2018-19)… CSCAA Honorable Mention All-America (200 fly, 400-medley relay); SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award… in the season-opener against Rollins, won the 200-butterfly, posting a time of 1:55.08… against No. 18 Tampa, was runner-up in both the 100- and 200-butterfly events… at the Panther Invite, won the 200-butterfly, and his time of 1:49.16 was an NCAA "B" time… at the Spartan Invite, placed seventh in the 100-fly… had a third-place finish in the 200-fly in 1:48.66… against Emory, won the 200-fly in 1:55.49… in the dial against Nova Southeastern, placed second in the 200-fly with a time of 1:52.74… at the SSC Championships, posted an NCAA "B" time of 1:46.33 to finish third in the 200-fly and break the previous school record of 1:46.47… at the NCAA Championships, held in Indianapolis, competed in the 200-medley relay, but was eliminated during the prelims… swam in the 100-fly with a time of 49.02, but was eliminated in the prelims… swam as a part of the 400-medley relay that placed 15th in 3:17.49… advanced to the consolation finals of the 200-butterfly and for the second year in a row earned honorable mention All-American honors by placing 15th in 1:49.09.

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 Southern2017 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.