ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Alex Meyer
Alex Meyer
Height: 5-11
Weight: 155
Year: Junior
Hometown: Ithaca, N.Y.
High School: Ithaca
Position: Distance
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Senior 2009-10
Team co-captain.

Junior 2008-09
Placed 25th at NCAA meet in 1650 freestyle (15:06.58) and was 44th in 500 freestyle (4:24.38) ... Named first-team All-Ivy League in 1000 freestyle (8:57.28) and 1650 freestyle (15:01.18) ... Placed second in both 500 (4:36.85) and 100 freestyle (9:27.23) races against Cornell and Dartmouth ... Touched the wall first in 1000 freestyle (9:23.91) and was second in 500 freestyle (4:36.67) in win over Columbia ... Finished fourth in 500 freestyle (4:28.12) and fifth in the 1650 freestyle (15:33.91) at the Georgia Invitational ... Won the 1650 freestyle (15:40.46) against Navy ... Earned first-place finish in 400 IM (4:06.78) against Penn ... Placed fourth in 200 freestyle (1:44.08) against Brown ... Claimed the 1650 freestyle with time of 15:00.13 and won the 500 free (4:22.83) at HYP meet.

Sophomore 2007-08
Was 34th in 1500 freestyle (15:45.69) at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials ... Also placed 52nd in 400 freestyle (4:00.22) at the trials ... Placed second in the 1,650-yard freestyle at HYP meet with an NCAA "B" provisional mark .. Finished 10th at the USA Swimming 5K Open Water National Championships with a time of 58:59.70.

Freshman 2006-07
Finished sixth at EISL Championships in 1650 freestyle with a mark of 15:31.69 ... At HYP, was third in 1650 freestyle (15:34.71).

Background
Six-year letterwinner in swimming at Ithaca HS ... Team captain as a senior ... Four-time All-America finisher ... Two-time state champion in the 500 freestyle and a two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-America pick ... Twice named team MVP ... Sectional champion in the 200 and 500 freestyles and the 200 and 400 free relays ... Led school to undefeated dual meet seasons in 2003 and 2004 ... Hobbies include blues and jazz guitar and open-water swimming.