Sixth-straight year the Gamecocks have posted the most freshman on the list
Rutqvist makes third straight 200 breaststroke championship final
Carolina wins two medals, sets six school records on the week
Flach Set To Race For 500 Freestyle Title
Flach posts nation's fastest time in 200 butterfly
PRE-COLLLEGE - Graduated from Northwest Guilford High School...Swam for the Greensboro Swimming Association under head coach Kevin Thornton...Named Scholastic All-American.
PERSONAL - Born Oct. 24, 1993...Parents are Julio and Linda Costa...Has one brother, Danny...Chose South Carolina because of the facilities, friendly atmosphere and top-ranked international business school...Plans to major in business.
|Costa's Top Times|
|100 freestyle||53.25#||11/17/12||Virginia Tech Invitational||Christiansburg, Va.|
|200 freestyle||1:56.07||10/13/12||North Carolina/Texas A&M||Columbia, S.C.|
|500 freestyle||5:05.61||11/15/12||Virginia Tech Invitational||Christiansburg, Va.|
|1000 freestyle||10:42.87||2/2/13||Alabama/Georgia||Tuscaloosa, Ala.|
|1650 freestyle||17:46.70||2/23/13||SEC Championships||College Station, Texas|
|200 backstroke||2:01.20||2/23/13||SEC Championships||College Station, Texas|
|100 butterfly||59.08||2/2/13||Alabama/Georgia||Tuscaloosa, Ala.|
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