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Alexa Mehesan
Alexa Mehesan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Des Moines, Iowa

High School:
Valley

Position:
Freestyle


07/17/2012

Team, Nine Individuals Receive CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors

Women's Swimming and Diving Team, Individuals Honored by CSCAA

06/20/2012

Schedule and Results from U.S. Olympic Team Trials

Thirteen to Represent Women's Swimming at US Olympic Trials

04/23/2012

2011-12 Michigan Women's Swimming and Diving Roster

2011-12 Michigan Women's Swimming and Diving Roster

03/28/2012

Sixty Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

Sixty Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

02/26/2012

U-M Nets Nine NCAA Consideration Times at OSU Last Chance Meet

Women's Swimming Nets Nine NCAA Consideration Times at Ohio State

Last Updated: May 1, 2012

At Michigan ... 2011 Big Ten champion (200-yard freestyle relay) ... Four-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2010: 200-yard freestyle relay (13th), 400-yard freestyle relay (11th); 2011: 200-yard freestyle relay (15th), 400-yard medley relay (16th)) ... Two-time All-Big Ten selection (2011 - First Team, 2010 - Second Team) ... Two-time CSCAA Scholar All-American (2010-11) ... Four-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2009-12) ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2010-12) ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2011) ... Big Ten Co-Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 17, 2012).

Senior (2011-12) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Big Ten Co-Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 17) ...Championship Meets ... Finished 11th in the 50-yard freestyle, 19th in the 100-yard butterfly, and 32nd in the 100-yard freestyle at Big Ten Championships (Feb. 15-18) ... Regular Season ... second in the 50-yard freestyle and third in the 100-yard freestyle at Ohio State (Jan. 21) ... won the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly against Northwestern/Notre Dame (Jan. 14) ... won the 50-yard freestyle and finished second in the 100-yard freestyle against Indiana (Jan. 7) ... won the 50- and 100-yard freestyles, finished second in the 100-yard butterfly, eighth in the 100-yard backstroke at the Hawkeye Invitational (Dec. 2-4) ... fourth in the 50-meter freestyle, fifth in the 100-meter butterfly and fifth in the 100-yard freestyle against Florida/Stanford (Nov. 4-5) ... set program records as part of the long-course 200-meter medley relay (also a Canham Natatorium record) and 200-meter freestyle relay against Florida/Stanford (Nov. 4) ... won the 50-yard freestyle and sixth in the 100-yard freestyle against IU/Texas (Oct. 28) ... won the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle against Toledo (Oct. 22) ... won the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle against Minnesota (Oct. 7-8).

Junior (2010-11) ... Two-time NCAA All-America Honorable Mention ... Big Ten champion (200-yard freestyle relay) ... All-Big Ten first team selection ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Championship Meets ... Finished 31st in the 50-yard freestyle and tied for 31st in the 100-yard butterfly at the 2011 NCAA Championships (March 17-19) ... finished sixth in the 100-yard butterfly, seventh in the 50-yard freestyle and 22nd in the 100-yard freestyle at the 2011 Big Ten Championships (Feb. 16-19) ... Regular Season ... Won the 50-yard freestyle and took second iin the 100-yard freestyle against Ohio State (Jan. 22) ... won the 50-yard freestyle and finished second in the 100-yard butterfly at Northwestern/Notre Dame (Jan. 15)... placed third in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly, and fourth in the 100-yard freestyle at Indiana (Jan. 8)... swam in four events against Stanford/Florida (Nov. 5-6), finishing seventh in the 100-yard butterfly and 11th in the 200-yard IM... swam the 200-yard individual medley (eighth), the 100-yard butterfly (sixth) and the ninth in the 100-yard backstroke against Indiana/Texas (Oct. 29-30); also swam on four relays... finished second in the 50-yard freestyle and third in the 100-yard butterfly against Toledo (Oct. 22)... swam in four events against Minnesota (Oct. 8).

Sophomore (2009-10) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America (2010)... Championship Meets... earned Honorable Mention All-American status after taking 11th in the 400-yard freestyle relay and 13th in the 200-yard freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships (March 18-20)... also swam the 50-yard freestyle (52nd) and the 28th in the 100-yard butterfly (28th), with a new career-high time of 53.66... took seventh in the 100-yard butterfly (54.19), 10th in the 50-yard freestyle (23.02) and 27th in the 100-yard backstroke at the 2010 Big Ten Championships... Regular Season... Won 100-yard butterfly against Ohio State (Jan. 23)... won 100-yard butterfly and finished third in the 100-yard backstroke against Northwestern (Jan. 16)... set new career-high in the 100-yard freestyle at the EMU Invitational (Dec. 4)... earned three NCAA 'B' marks (100-yard Butterfly, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay) and set two new career-highs at Purdue Invitational (Nov. 20-22)... swam second-fastest time of the season in the 50-yard Freestyle at the Purdue Invitational.

Freshman (2008-09) ... Championship Meets... recorded a 14th-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 54.33 after setting a new career-best time of 54.30 in the prelims, placed 16th in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 23.64 after setting a new career-best time of 23.02 in the prelims, and came in 32nd in the 100-yard backstroke with a career-best time of 56.61 at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 19-21) ... Regular Season... recorded a career-beast time of 2:10.40 in the 200-yard individual medley at the Indiana Invitational (Jan. 9) ... notched a career-best time of 2:07.47 in the 200-yard backstroke (Dec. 5) ... swam a career-best time of 52.43 in the 100-yard freestyle as part of the 400-yard freestyle relay at the Texas A&M Invitational (Nov. 21-23) ... was part of the first place 4x200-yard medley relay team against Minnesota (Oct. 10).

Prep ... Valley High School (2008) ... four-year letterwinner (2004-07) ...12-time state champion (2005-07)... state record holder in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly ... member of state record holding team in the 200-yard medley relay, 200-yard freestyle relay and 400-yard freestyle relay... 13-time All-American ... three-time State Athlete of the Year (2005-07) ... three-time all-conference (2005-07) ... team co-captain (2007).

Personal ... Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... movement science major ... birthday is May 13, 1990.

Event Time Date
50-yard Freestyle 22.64 3/17/11
100-yard Freestyle 49.76 12/4/11
100-yard Butterfly 53.51 3/18/11
100-yard Backstroke 56.00 1/29/10
200-yard Backstroke 2:02.84 11/21/09
200-yard Individual Medley 2:04.90 11/19/10

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