Two Women's Swimmers Set Career Bests on Day One of NCAAs
At Michigan ... Two-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2014: 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard medley relay) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2013: 200-yard Medley Relay) ... Four-time Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (Oct. 1, Oct. 15, Jan. 7, Feb. 11) as a sophomore ... Academics ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2013).
Sophomore (2013-14) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention ... Four-time Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (Oct. 1, Oct. 15, Jan. 7, Feb. 11) ...Championship Meets... Finished 11th in the 100-yard backstroke, plus assisted in a 12th place finish in the 200-yard medley relay, 17th place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay, 20th in the 200-yard freestyle relay and 21st in the 400-yard medley relay at the NCAA Championships (March 20-22); also earned two NCAA All-America honorable mentions in the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard medley relay ... Finished fourth in the 100-yard backstroke, 15th in the 50-yard freestyle, 18th in the 100-yard freestyle, plus assisted in a fourth-place 200-yard medley relay and fourth-place 400-yard medley relay at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 19-22) ...Regular Season ... Won both the 100-yard backstroke and 100-yard freestyle at Northwestern Quad Meet (Jan. 11) ... Placed first in the 100-yard backstroke and second in the 100-yard freestyle at Purdue (Jan. 10) ... Set three meet records at the Orange Bowl Swim Classic (50-meter backstroke, 200-meter freestyle relay and 200-meter medley relay) on Jan. 3 ... Took tenth in the 100-yard backstroke and 24th in the 50-yard freestyle at the U.S. Winter National Championships (Dec. 5-7) ... Set four pool records at Toledo's Student Recreation Center Pool: 100-yard backstroke (55.16), 200-yard backstroke (2:00.97), 200-yard medley relay (1:42.55), 400-yard freestyle relay (3:27.07) ... Helped in the third place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay against Texas and Indiana (Oct. 25) ... Assisted with a first place finish in the 200-yard medley relay, won the 100-yard backstroke, and swam in the second place finish of the 400-yard freestyle relay against Minnesota (Oct. 11) ... Placed first in the 100-yard backstroke and assisted in the first place finishes of both the 200-yard medley relay team and the 400-yard freestyle relay team vs. Iowa (Sept. 27).
Freshman (2012-13) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention ... Championship Meets ... Assisted with a 13th place finish on the 200-yard medley relay team and a 17th place finish on the 400-yard medley relay team at the NCAA Championships (March 21-23); also earned NCAA All-America Honorable Mention on the 200-yard medley relay ... Finished 10th in the 100-yard backstroke, 42nd in the 100-yard freestyle, and 43rd in the 50-yard freestyle, plus assisted in a third-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay and fifth-place finish in the 400-yard medley relay at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 20-23).... Regular Season ...Assisted on two relay wins vs. Toledo (Feb. 8) ... set a new pool record at the McCaffree Pool in the 100-yard backstroke, part of two relay wins in the 400-yard medley and 200-yard freestyle events vs. Michigan State (Jan. 25) ... won the 100-yard backstroke, finished fourth in the 100-yard freestyle and assisted in two relay wins vs. Ohio State (Jan. 18) ... finished second in the 100-yard backstroke, tied for 11th in the 50-yard freestyle and assisted on two relay wins at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) ...swam four events against Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26) ... finished second in the 100-yard backstroke (56.01) and swam in three additional races against Minnesota (Oct. 5) ... won the 100-yard backstroke and swam in three other races vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 29).
Prep ... Grosse Pointe South (2012) ... coached by Eric Gunderson ... four-year varsity letterwinner ... four-time Team MVP ... seven-time NISCA (National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association) All-American ... 11-time conference champion ... earned MHSAA D-II All-State honors in 12 events over her four years ... finished runner-up in at the MHSAA D-II State Championships three times (2011 - 100-yard backstroke; 2010 - 100-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle) ... Other Sports ... also lettered two years in track ...Academics/Extracurriculars ... National Honor Society ... Honor Roll.
National ... Competed at the 2013 U.S. National Championships finishing eighth in the 50-meter backstroke (29.23).
Club/International ... Pointe Aquatics (2003-12) ... Grosse Pointe Gators (2009-10) ... Junior National Championships (2009, 2010) ... ConocoPhillips National Championships (2011) ... Speedo Junior National Championships (2011) ... Indiana Central Zone Section 3 Championships (2009, 2010) ... Central Zone Section 3 Sectional Championships (2011) ... Indianapolis Grand Prix (2011) ... Michigan Grand Prix (2011) ... Ohio State Grand Prix (2012).
Personal ... Alexandra Margaret DeLoof was born August 14, 1994 ... daughter of Richard and Patricia DeLoof ... has three sisters ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... open major.