Joao

Mescolote

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Freestyle
Height: 6'0"
Class: Senior
City/State: Sao Paulo, Brazil
High School: Colegio Auango
Major: Marketing
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

LSU Record Holder in the 200-Medley Relay

JUNIOR SEASON (2016-17)
Touched the wall second in the ‘A’ final of the 50 free of the FGCU Classic ... Opened for the 200 free relay team that picked up first place and also swam the third leg for both the 200 and 400 medley relay squads that claimed first and third overall, respectively at the FGCU Classic ... Anchored the 200 medley relay squad that took second against Auburn ... Took third overall in the 50 free against the Tigers ... Swam the first leg of the 200 free relay to help take third overall for the squad at Art Adamson ... Placed fifth in the ‘A’ final of the 50 free and fifth in the ‘B’ final of the 100 free at Art Adamson ... Garnered second place in the 400 IM and fourth overall in the 50 free against Alabama ... Tied for fifth place in the 50 free and swam the second leg for the 200 free relay squad that took second overall against Texas A&M ... Tied for 32nd in the 100 free, placed 34th in the 50 free and 42nd in the 100 fly at the SEC Championships.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015-16)
A part of the 200-medley relay team that set the school record at SEC Championships with a time of 1:25 … Scored for the Tigers in the 50 free with a best time for a fourth-place finish in the ‘C’ final … Missed the final of the 100 free with a finish of 29th at the conference meet … Touched the wall third in the 50 free against Texas A&M … Notched a second-place finish in the 50 free against Missouri … Finished fourth overall against Kentucky and Virginia Tech in the 50 free … Took the top spot in the ‘C’ final of the 100 free at the Texas A&M Invite … Finished second in the championship final of the 50 free at the Texas A&M Invite … Earned his second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014-15)
Held the second-fastest 50 free and third-fastest 100 free times on the team ... Finished third in the 50 free at the SEC Championships ... Swam the opening leg of the men’s 200 free relay at SEC’s ... Also finished 35th overall in the 100 free at the conference championships ... Touched the wall seventh in the consolation final of the 50 free at the Texas A&M Invite ... Tallied a third place finish in the 100 fly at midseason ... Finished fifth in the 50 free against Alabama and Auburn ... Tied for third in the 50 free against Florida ... Started the spring by finished second in the 50 free and fourth in the 100 free ... Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Named a 2010 Scholar South American Champion ... A Brazilian junior champion ... Five-time Brazilian junior silver medalist ... 11-time Brazilian juvenile medalist ... The 2010 South American champion in the 200 freestyle relay ... The South American bronze medalist in the 50 freestyle.

PERSONAL
Born on April 16, 1996 ...Parents are Regerio and Luciana Mescolote ... His father, Rogerio, was a professional soccer player ... Has one brother - Pedro ... Majoring in marketing.

Mescolote’s Top Times
50 free - 19.92 2016 SEC Championships
100 free - 44.39 2016 SEC Championships
100 fly - 48.71 2017 SEC Championships

Mescolote’s Top 2016-17 Times
50 free - 20.03 Art Adamson Invitational
100 free - 44.43 Art Adamson Invitational
100 fly - 48.71 SEC Championships

 

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