Alexander Auster
Alexander  Auster

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ottawa, Canada

High School:
Ashbury College

Height:
6-3

Major:
Political Science


11/19/2017

Men's Swimming & Diving Takes Third at Magnus Cup

Tommi Wolst and Gustav Hokfelt notched wins Sunday

11/18/2017

Hokfelt, Ortiz Notch Magnus Cup Wins Saturday

The Colonials are in second place, heading into Sunday's action

11/17/2017

Men's Swimming & Diving Sits Second at Magnus Cup

Peter Nachtwey's diving win lifted Colonials on Friday

11/15/2017

Swimming & Diving Heads to Magnus Cup Invitational

Colonials begin three-day meet Friday at Cleveland State

11/04/2017

Men's Swimming & Diving Sinks Davidson

GW's Tommi Wolst was a triple winner

2016-17: A-10 All-Conference First TeamHelped the Colonials win their first-ever Atlantic 10 Conference title...Anchored GW's 200-yard medley relay to win gold and set a new program and A-10 record of 1:27.53...Swam the final leg of the fold medal 200 free relay, helping to set a new program record of 1:20.19 at the A-10 Championships...Took fifth in the 50 freestyle in 20.59 after posting a career-fastest time of 20.52 in the prelims at the A-10 Championships... Placed 13th in the 100 free in 45.59 after a career-best time of 45.40 in prelims at the A-10 Championships...Set a personal-best time of 51.16 in the 100 butterfly to finish 27th at the A-10 Championships...

2015-16: A-10 All-Conference Second Team...Had strong freshman season in which he was part of three school record-breaking performances at the 2016 Atlantic 10 Championships (Feb. 21): the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:21.31) for fifth place, the 200-yard medley relay (1:29.81) for bronze, and the 400-yard medley relay (3:16.36) for second place...Touched the wall with a career-best time of 20.77 in the 50-yard freestyle at the A-10 Championships...Posted four personal bests at the Magnus Cup Invitational (Nov. 22): the 100-yard freestyle (46.64), the 50-yard backstroke (27.05), the 100-yard backstroke (59.91), and the 50-yard breaststroke (27.92)...Swam season-fastest times in the 100-yard breast (1:05.16) and the 100-yard butterfly (56.44) at Howard (Oct. 17)... Named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.

High School: Attended Ashbury College in Ottawa, Canada...Named team's 2014-15 MVP...Set Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) record in the 50 freestyle...2014-15 OFSAA gold medalist...Seven-time National Capital Secondary School Athletic Association (NCSSAA) gold medalist...Provincial gold medalist in 2015 for the 50 free...Canadian trials qualifier...Eastern Canadian Championships finalist...Canadian Age Group Championships finalist and member of silver medalist relay team in 2014...Named a 2015 Ottawa Scholar...Swam for Greater Ottawa Kingfish Swim Club from 2013-15.

Personal: Born Alexander Guido Armin Auster on Dec. 11, 1997, in Bonn, Germany...Son of Petra and Manfred Auster...Has one younger sister, Katharina...Majoring in political science.

CAREER BESTS
50-Yard Freestyle 20.52 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/16/2017)
100-Yard Freestyle 45.40 A-10 Championships (2/18/2017)
200-Yard Freestyle 1:44.38 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/19/2016)
50-Yard Backstroke 27.05 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/22/2015)
100-Yard Backstroke 59.91 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/21/2015)
50-Yard Breaststroke 27.92 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2015)
100-Yard Breaststroke 1:03.18 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/19/2016)
50-Yard Butterfly 23.07 Magnus Cup Invitational (11/20/2016)
100-Yard Butterfly 51.16 Atlantic 10 Championships (2/16/2017)

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