The George Washington University: Men's Swimming

Alex Etz
Alex Etz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Austin, TX

High School:
Stephen F. Austin High

Event:
Free/Back

Major:
Psychology



05/19/2013

90 Student-Athletes Among George Washington University's Class of 2013

Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience

01/26/2013

GW Men's Swimming Drops Season Finale to George Mason, 159-101

Colonials Honored Eight Seniors in Final Meet of Regular Season

01/24/2013

Colonials Athletics Weekend Preview

Swimming Celebrates Senior Day at Home, Squash Hosts Local Rivals and Gymnastics Hits the Road

11/10/2012

GW Men's Swimming Falls at Towson, 162-117

Cottingham, Graeter, Quimby Pace Colonials with Top Finishes in Multiple Events

11/03/2012

GW Men's Swimming Edged by Drexel, 136-124

Colonials Head to Towson on Saturday, Nov. 10

02/05/2013

GW Swimming vs. George Mason (1.26.2013)

Senior Day (1.26.2013)

11/13/2012

GW Men's & Women's Swimming vs. Drexel

GW vs. Drexel (11.03.2012) Photos by: James Lang


2011-12: Swam a season-best time of 21.96 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle at the Patriot Invitational (Nov. 17)...Set a new personal record in the 100-yard freestyle at the Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 22) with a new time of 46.45 seconds...Touched the wall in a season-best 51.20 seconds in the 100-yard backstroke at the A-10 Championships...Swam third leg of fifth-place finishing 200-yard freestyle relay that finished with a season-best time of 1:22.66...Led off the seventh-place finishing 200-yard medley relay that finished in 1:32.322 at conference championships...Named to GW Department of Athletics and Recreation Academic Dean's List...Named to Spring 2012 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010-11: At the Atlantic-10 Championship: Finished 4th in both the 100 Back and 100 Free...Won the consolation final of the 100 Fly...Swam the third-leg of the third place 200-yard freestyle relay and first place 400-yard freestyle relay...Led off the fifth place 200-yard medley relay...Swam the butterfly leg of the fifth-place 400-yard medley relay...Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team...Finished first in the 100-yard backstroke against Drexel...Finished first in the 100-yard backstroke and swam on the first-place 400-yard freestyle relay at Georgetown...Finished fist in the 100-yard backstroke against Towson and Howard...Swam on the fist-place 400-yard freestyle relay, while taking fistin the 100-yard freestyle.

2009-10: At the Atlantic 10 Championships, he scored in both the 100-yard and 200-yard backstroke, recording times of 51.41 and 1:52.39 respectively ... a key player in the all-freshman 800-yard freestyle relay (split of 1:42.27) ... member of the 200-yard freestyle relay (21.35), 400-yard freestyle relay (45.98), and swam the butterfly leg of the 400-yard medley relay (50.81) ... named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week three times during the regular season (Nov. 9, 23; Feb. 1) ... named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Named team captain of the Stephen F. Austin High Maroons swim team...Regional champion in 100-yard backstroke...Took third in 100-yard backstroke at the Texas State Championships...Swam with West Austin Aquatics Swimming for eight years.

Personal: Born Alexander John Etz on March 14, 1991, in Austin, TX...Son of Kristen and Thomas Etz...Has three sisters, Megan, Mara and Carlyn...Majoring in psychology.

CAREER BESTS (Through 2011-12 Season)
50-Yard Freestyle 21.96 Patriot Invitational (11/17/2011)
100-Yard Freestyle 45.73 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:47.12 vs. Howard (1/22/2010)
50-Yard Backstroke 23.32 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)
100-Yard Backstroke 50.81 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)
200-Yard Backstroke 1:52.39 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/17/2010)
100-Yard Butterfly 50.12 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/23/2011)
200-Yard Individual Medley 2:02.90 (2x) last at American-Catholic Tri-Meet (10/16/2009)
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