Sophie deFreitas
Sophie deFreitas
Year: Fy.
Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
High School: St. Joseph Hill Academy
Event(s): Distance

2013-14: Clocked a winning performance in the 500 free (5:29.90) in win over Fredonia (11/9) ... placed fifth in the 1,650 freestyle (17:51.44) at the Ithaca Winter Invitational (12/8) ... Took fourth in 400 medley relay with Katherine Jesaitis, Erin O'Brien, Emily Jaworkski in win over MCC (1/15) ... won the 1,650 free (18:22.17) in sweep of Oswego (1/25) ... bested the field in the 200 free (2:03.24) at Buffalo State (2/1) ... finished third in the 1,650 freestyle (17:38.71) at the SUNYAC Championship (2/22).

Prior to Geneseo: Attended St. Joseph Hill Academy … swam for Wagner Aquatic Club and St. Joseph Hill Academy Varsity Swimming … MVP of high school team 2011-13 … Staten Island Advance All-Star 2011-13 … Wagner Club Coach’s Award 2013 … GCHSAA Swimming League Career Award 2013 … Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet Award 2013.

Personal: Sophie Desmond deFreitas was born in Staten Island, N.Y. … parents Joanne and Paul … siblings Hannah and Emma.