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Alex Press
Alex Press

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Australia

Height:
6-4

Event:
Sprinter/Butterfly

Freshman Season (2013-14):
Competed in the 50 free, 100 free and 100 fly, earning NCAA 'B' cuts in all three events, but did not compete at the NCAA Championships...Finished 10th overall at the SEC Championsihps in the 50 free as one of six Tigers to make the final, finishing with a time of 19.71...Swam season-best time in the prelims of the 50 free at the SEC Championships with a time of 19.65, which ranked as the fifth-best time on the team...Just missed making the C-final at the SEC Championships with a time of 44.12, finishing 25th...Took 30th overall in the 100 fly with an NCAA 'B' cut time of 48.27...Time of 48.27 ranked seventh on the team in the 100 fly and posted the eighth-best time in the 100 free at 44.12...Placed fourth in the 50 free at first career dual meet with a time of 20.72 at the Notre Dame Tri-Meet...Finished fifth at LSU in the 50 free...Picked up sixth-place finish at the Royals Open in the 50 free...Claimed a 10th-place finish at the Auburn Invitational in the 50 free to earn first career NCAA 'B' cut.

Pre-College:
Swam a 22.73 LCM 50 free at the Australian Younth Olympic Festival in January 2013, which converts to a sub-20 swim in the 50 yard freestyle...At the same meet, went a 51.30 in the 100 free and 54.3 in 100 fly, all long course.

Press' Top Times (SCY)
Event Time Date Meet
50 freestyle 19.65 2/19.14 SEC Championships
100 freestyle 44.12 2/22/14 SEC Championships
100 fly 48.27 2/20/14 SEC Championships