How Swimmer Alexandra Ernst Spent The Summer Doing Humanitarian Work In Africa
2010-2011: Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll; Participated in the breaststroke and butterfly at the C-USA Championships... Finished fourth on the team and was one of the top competitors in the league in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:25.75)... Season-best 100-yard breaststroke was a 1:09.46 at the LSU multi-team meet in Baton Rouge, La.... Posted season-bests at the conference meet in the 100-butterfly (58.78) and the 200-butterfly (2:09.20).
2009-2010: C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Rice University Honor Athlete; Battled back from a nagging injury to score for the team in two events at the C-USA Championships held across town at the University of Houston, including a career-best time of 2:24.33 for 16th in the 200-yard breaststroke... Finished 12th in the league in the 200-yard butterfly with a season-best mark of 2:09.31... Swam a season-best 58.84 in the C-USA prelims of the 100-butterfly, the third-fastest mark on the team all season.
2008-09: C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Capped Division I debut scoring big for the team in both butterfly events at the C-USA championship finals across town at the University of Houston... Finished eighth in the league in the 200-butterfly after a 2:03.46 in the prelims, the fastest mark by an Owl freshman in two years... Placed 13th in the 100-butterfly with a Rice-best 56.98... Forced a swim-off match race in the 100-breaststroke at the league meet, registering a season-best 1:07.06 in the prelims... Swam a 2:25.97 in the 200-breaststroke to finish 12th among a field of more than 30 at the Nebraska Cornhusker Invitational, helping the Owls claim the event's team title.
The 2008 Valedictorian of Garfield High School in Seattle... Led the swim team to an undefeated dual meet record and the school's first state championship in a team sport... Seven-time high school state finalist in individual swimming events... Three-time state champion in relays... Served as the team captain for the Bulldogs... Four-year letterwinner... Coached by Emily Weber... National Merit Commended Student... AP Scholar with Distinction.
Competed for Salmon Bay Aquatics... Junior Nationals qualifier in the breaststroke and butterfly... USA Swimming Academic All-America... Coached by Doug Rusk.
Full Name: Alexandra Ernst. Born: August 20, 1989 in Seattle. Parents: Louis and Marilyn Ernst of Seattle (two sisters). Older sister, Caroline, competed in swimming at Emory. College: Will Rice.
|100 Breaststroke||1:07.06||2009 C-USA Championships|
|200 Breaststroke||2:24.33||2010 C-USA Championships|
|100 Butterfly||56.98||2009 C-USA Championships|
|200 Butterfly||2:03.46||2009 C-USA Championships|
|Will Rice College|
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