Alex Grant
Alex Grant
Year: Sr.
Hometown: St. Petersburg, Fla.
High School: Shorecrest Preparatory School
Position: Free/Fly

Career Highlights

2016-17: As a junior, competed in the freestyle and butterfly at all 11 meets…won five races, came in second twice and placed third on seven occasions…won the 100 butterfly and came in third in the 500 free against UMass Dartmouth on October 29…placed third in the 200 butterfly at WPI on November 4…won the 200 butterfly and 500 free against Clark on November 19…came in second in the 500 free at Wheaton on January 14…finished third in the 100 butterfly and 1000 free at Bentley on January 17…won the 200 free and 200 butterfly against Bridgewater State on January 19…came in second in the 200 butterfly and third in both the 500 free and 200 IM at Springfield on January 21…placed 13th in the 1650 free with a career-best time of 17:30.85, and made the B final and came in 14th with a career-best time of 4:52.74 in the 500 free at the NEWMAC Championships…also recorded a season-best time of 1:59.36 in the B final to place 15th in the 200 butterfly at the conference meet.

2015-16: As a sophomore, took part in all 11 meets and competed in the butterfly, individual medley and freestyle…posted four victories to go along with three runner-up finishes and eight third-place results…won the 1000 free, came in second in the 100 butterfly and was third in the 200 IM against Clark on October 31…came in second in the 200 butterfly against Coast Guard on January 7…won both the 50 and 100-yard butterfly, and came in second in the 500 free against Gordon on January 9...touched the wall first in the 200 butterfly and was third in the 100 butterfly against Wheaton on January 16…also came in third in the 100 butterfly against Bentley on January 19…posted third-place results in the 1000 free and 200 IM on January 21...recorded a season-best time of 2:08.34 in the 200 IM against Springfield on January 23…finished 15th in the prelims with a season-best time of 1:59.92 in the 200 butterfly on February 21 at the NEWMAC Championships…came in 15th in the B-final of the 200 fly with a time of 2:00.54 and was 25th in the prelims of the 100 butterfly with a season-best time of 54.03 at the conference meet.

2014-15: As a first-year, took part in all 12 meets, competing in the freestyle and the butterfly…won seven events, posted seven runner-up finishes and added five third-place results…made his collegiate debut with victories in the 1000 free and the 200 IM against UMass-Dartmouth on October 25…posted second-place finishes in the 100 butterfly and 200 IM against Clark on November 1…won the 200 free and was second in the 100 butterfly against Norwich on November 15…won the 100 butterfly and was second in the 200 butterfly against Coast Guard on January 7…won the 200 butterfly and was the runner-up in the 100 butterfly against Wheaton on January 17…won the 100 butterfly against Bentley on January 20 and the 200 free with a season-best time of 1:52.04 against Bridgewater State on January 22…also recorded season-best times to finish ninth in the 200 butterfly (1:58.11), 19th in the 100 butterfly (53.72) and 30th in the 200 IM (2:04.05) at the NEWMAC Championships on February 20-22.