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Luis Rojas
Luis Rojas

RS Senior

Caracas, Venezuela

High School:
Nuestra Sra. de la Candelaria HS

Last College:
Univ. of Hawaii

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200




Personal Bests
50 free - 20.25
100 free - 43.55
100 fly - 46.01
200 IM - 1:48.43

2002-03 Season: Joined the team at semester break in January of 2003... Earned All-America honors in five different events... Was the NCAA runner-up in the 100 fly with a school-record time of 46.01... Also at 2003 NCAA Championships, was 12th in the 100 free (43.76)... Helped the 400 free relay finish third, the 200 free relay finish fourth and the 200 medley relay finish 10th at NCAAs... At 2003 Pac-10 Championships, was part of the 400 free relay and the 400 medley relay, both of which finished third... Individually, was third in the 100 fly (47.87) and 12th in the 50 free (20.47) at Pac-10s... During dual meet action, won the 100 fly and was third in the 200 free (1:42.48) against Arizona State... Was fourth in the 200 IM and fifth in the 100 free against California... Finished second in the 100 free and fourth in the 100 fly against Stanford...

At the University of Hawaii: Swam for the Rainbows from 1999-2001... Coached by Samuel Freas... Posted top times of 48.00 in the 100 fly and 44.51 in the 100 free while there... Set school records in the 100 fly and 200 IM... Earned All-America honors in relay action...

National & International Competition - 2003: Won the silver as part of the 400 free relay at the 2003 Pan American Championships... 1999: Bronze medalist in the 400 free relay at the 1999 Pan American Championships... 1997: Competed in the World Championships in Sweden...

Prep: Attended Nuestra Sra. De la Candelaria school in Caracas, Venezuela... Competed for Sport Center Los Naranjos club team in Venezuela...

Personal: Born Luis Enrique Rojas on July 5, 1979, in Guanare, Venezuela... Son of Luis Rojas and Piedad Carpena... Has four sisters... Majoring in Spanish with a minor in business... Chose this academic path because he has an interest in working with international corporations.