Kobe's Quote: "Thiago is without a doubt one of the top male swimmers East Carolina has ever had. We expect his senior year to be awesome just like the three years that preceeded it."
At ECU: Named the Pirates' Most Outstanding Male Swimmer each of the last three seasons ... Three-year All-Conference USA swimmer ... Set the ECU varsity record in the 200, 500, 1000 and 1650-yard freestyle ... Holds two ECU freshman records ... Ranks among the school's all-time top 10 in the 100-yard freestyle and 200-yard butterfly ... United States Short Course Qualifier ... Recorded NCAA `B' cut times.
Before ECU: Trained in the states under Doug Fonder, coach of the Virginia Gators ... Virginia Senior Championship Finalist ... YMCA National Finalist.
Personal: Born November 28, 1987 ... Parents are Jose Cavalcanti and Maria Caze.
Top Times: 200 Free -1:38.44; 500 Free - 4:25.13; 1000 Free - 9:16.06; 1650 Free - 15:31.78; 200 Fly - 1:51.79