2012 NCAA Honorable Mention All American
SEC Freshman Diver of the Year
2012 NCAA Qualifier
2012 All-SEC Freshmen Team
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012-13)
Built upon her rookie success during her sophomore campaign … Diversified her skill on the one-meter and the platform after posting LSU’s second best all-time three-meter dive her freshman year … Captured fourth on the one-meter at the SEC Championships with a total of 301.85 … Scored points on all three boards at SEC’s … Narrowly missed qualifying for the championship final on the three-meter and ended her run in ninth place with a score of 313.15 at SEC’s … Took seventh on the one-meter with a 12-line total of 561.35 at the NCAA Zone ‘D’ Regional Championships … Registered LSU’s seventh best all-time one-meter score of 305.20 in a first place finish at the Phil Hansel Invite … Currently owns three all-time top-10 program marks after scoring a 241.95 on the platform in a quad meet victory over Houston, Rice and Tulane … Also posted her season best three-meter score of 325.70 against Houston, Rice and Tulane … Picked up her first victory of the season with a total of 253.42 on the one-meter in a dual victory over Tulane in New Orleans … Captured her second one-meter title with a total of 295.20 and finished third on the three-meter (295.20) in a victory over Alabama … Posted a pair of second place performances on the one-meter (290.33) and on the three-meter (294.23) in a dual win over NC State … Snagged a fifth place finish on the one-meter (264.20) and a seventh place finish on the three-meter (275.97) at the Auburn Diving Invite … Notched the second best one-meter prelim score of 283.65 at the Tennessee Diving Invite … Earner her second varsity letter.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011-12)
Arrived at LSU and quickly became of the one top diver’s in the program’s storied history … Named the SEC Freshman Diver of the Year and to the 2012 All-SEC Freshman Team … Set the program’s three-meter dive record (366.85) with a bronze medal performance at the SEC Championships … Placed 15th on the three-meter with a score of 306.30 at the NCAA Championships, earning NCAA Honorable Mention All American honors … Dove to sixth in the one-meter with a total of 302.60 at SEC’s, which was the seventh best in the program annals … Qualified for the NCAA Championships after scoring a 12-dive total of 578.20 in a fourth place finish on the one-meter at the NCAA Zone ‘D’ Diving Regionals … Besides postseason competition, dove at the Georgia Diving Invitational, the Tennessee Invitational and every dual meet … Posted the program’s fourth best platform score (229.55) in a fifth place finish at the Tennessee Invitational … Won the three-meter title (317.05) in a quad meet victory over Houston, Rice and Tulane … Temporarily broke the school record in the three-meter (344.40) against Texas A&M … Took first in the one-meter (258.60) in a victory over Alabama … Swept the one-meter and three-meter events in her collegiate debut in a victory over Tulane … Earned her first varsity letter.
PRIOR TO LSU
One of the top divers in the state of Texas throughout her high school career ... Finished third, fourth, fourth and second respectively in State Championship competitions from her freshman to senior year respectively ... Improved her scores each year at State Championships from 335.25 to 406.10 to 425.15 and finally 483.65 her senior season ... First-Team All-State Honors for 2008, 2009, 2010 ... Finalist in the USA Diving Nationals Synchro Platform competition and USA Diving Senior Zone Finalist in the 1-meter and 3-meter ... UIL Diving District Champion in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... UIL District Diver of the Year 2008, 2009 and 2010 as well as UIL Region Diver of the Year in 2008 ... NISCA Diving All-American in 2009 and 2010 ... USA Diving Junior Zone Qualifier in the 1-meter and 3-meter in 2009 and 2010 ... USA Diving Age Group National Qualifier on Platform and 3-meter in 2009 ...
Born June 8, 1993 ... High school coach was Darcy Smith ... Competed for Longhorn Aqautics under Club Coach Gabriel Chereches ... Also pole-vaulted during high school and won the Freshman District Championship ... Girl Scout Troop 1199 member from 1st to 11th grade ... Awarded the Gold Seal at the State of Texas Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) in Painting, 2010
ALEX’S TOP SCORES
One-meter, 305.20, 2012 Phil Hansel Invite
Three-meter, 366.85, 2012 SEC Championships
Platform, 229.95, 2011 Tennessee Invitational
ALEX’S TOP 2012-13 SCORES
One-meter, 305.20, Phil Hansel Invite (11/16)
Three-meter, 325.70, Houston, Rice, Tulane (1/25)
Platform, 241.95, Houston, Rice, Tulane (1/26)