Alexander Hoff
Alexander Hoff

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mercer Island, Wash.

High School:
Mercer Island

Event:
Backstroke


Sophomore (2010-11) ... Championships Meets ... placed 23rd in the 200-yard backstroke (1:48.37), 33rd in the 100-yard backstroke (50.05) and 35th in the 200-yard individual medley (1:51.03) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 23-26) ... Regular Season ...Collected an NCAA 'B' standard on a career best 200-yard backstroke (1:46.04) and posted season bests in the 100-yard backstroke (49.38) and 200-yard individual medley (1:50.81) at the OSU Winter Invitational (Feb. 12-13) ... swam a season best in the 400-yard individual medley (4:01.97) at the USA Swimming Short Course Nationals (Dec. 3-5).

Freshman (2009-10) ... Championship Meets ... Finished 15th in the 200-yard backstroke (1:47.47) and 25th in the 100-yard backstroke (49.17) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 24-27) ... At the Long Course Invitational (Dec. 6), finished fourth in the 100-meter backstroke (58.96) ... Finished 17th in the 200-yard backstroke (1:46.96) and 19th in the 400-yard individual medley (3:57.23) at the Short Course Nationals (Dec. 3-5) ... Member of winning 400-yard backstroke relay (3:19.41) team at the Dennis Stark Relays (Oct. 9).

Prep ... Mercer Island High School (2009) ... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... Led Mercer Island to four consecutive state championships ... As a senior, won 100 backstroke with third-fastest time in state history ... As a senior, set state records in the 400 freestyle relay and 400 medley relay ... Also finished runner-up in 200 IM ... As a junior, won the 400 free relay, runner-up in 400 medley relay, third in 100 backstroke and 200 individual medley at state meet ... Won 400 free relay, took third in 200 individual medley and fourth in both 100 backstroke and 400 medley relay as a sophomore ... State finalist in 100 back and 200 individual medley as a freshman ... Also ran one year of cross country.

Personal ...Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Birthday is September 8, 1991.

Top Times

Event Time Date
100-yard Butterfly 52.82 1/8/2010
200-yard Butterfly 1:58.41 10/23/2009
100-yard Backstroke 49.17 2/26/2010
200-yard Backstroke 1:46.04 2/13/2011
200-yard Individual Medley 1:49.92 2/25/2010
400-yard Individual Medley 3:57.46 12/4/2009