Dominic Barraco
Dominic Barraco


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Brother Rice


2006-07: Competed in a variety of events as a junior...placed 15th in the 200-freestyle at the Horizon League Championships with a season-low time of 1:46.10...took first in the 100-freestyle at Valparaiso on Jan. 27 with a time of 49.71...competed in the one-meter diving competition at the league championship meet, placing 15th in the event.

2005-06: Swam a 1:45.35 in the 200 free to finish 10th at the Horizon League Championships...posted a 2:02.20 in the 200 fly league finals...finished first in the 500 free against Butler with a 4:58.94...garnered a second-place showing in the 200 free with a time of 1:46.93 against Valparaiso...took third in the 200 free with a 1:47.90 against Saint Louis and Western Illinois...swam a third-place 4:55.76 in the 500 free at UW-Milwaukee.

2004-05: Took second place in the 50 freestyle with a 1:48.01 against Butler and Lindenwood...placed third in the 200 free against Western Illinois with a 1:50.19...placed third in the 500 freestyle against the Leathernecks with a career-best 5:03.25, the team's top time at the meet...took third in the 200 freestyle against Saint Louis by finishing in 1:48.48...swam a 1:50.43 in the 200 free versus Valparaiso to place second...grabbed second in the 500 free with a 5:07.20 against the Crusaders...took fourth against Cleveland State in the 100 breaststroke with a 1:00.49.

Prep/Personal: Lettered in swimming, water polo and baseball at Brother Rice...made four state team swimming appearances with the Crusaders...member two-time Metro Catholic Conference Championship 200 free relay team...part of 200-yard freestyle relay and 400-yard freestyle relay school records...earned All-Metro Chicago Catholic Aquatic Conference honors...captained the Crusaders during his senior year...also made a state water polo appearance...born February 12, 1986...son of Sam and Arlene Barraco...majoring in business.

Career Best Times

Event			      Time		Date
50-yard Freestyle	  23.42		   10-23-04
200-yard Freestyle      1:47.39		  2-25-05
500-yard Freestyle      5:03.25		 11-20-04