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Alex McLain
Position: Multiple Events
Height: 6'0"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Pierre, S.D.
High School: T.F. Riggs High School
2012-13: Won three events his sophomore year … won the 200 backstroke (1:54.60) and was part of the winning 200 medley relay (1:35.28) at North Dakota (12/8) … won the 1,000 freestyle (10:18.63) vs. Iowa Central (2/1) … finished fifth with the third-fastest 400 IM (4:06.75) in school history on day three of the Summit League Championships (2/22) … finished sixth in the 200 backstroke (1:52.13) on day four (2/23)


2011-12:
  Won five events his freshman year … won the 100 backstroke (53.24 sec.) and 200 backstroke (1:56.97) in his collegiate debut at Green Bay (10/15) … won the 200 backstroke (1:56.50) vs. Western Illinois/North Dakota (10/28) … won the 200 backstroke (1:57.57) and 400 freestyle relay (3:22.26) vs. Iowa Central Community College (12/13) … finished sixth in the 500 freestyle with the ninth-fastest time in school history (4:44.10) on day two of the Summit League Championships (2/17) … swam the third-fastest 100 backstroke in school history in 52.26 seconds on day three (2/17) … swam the second-fastest 200 backstroke in school history in 1:52.23 on day four (2/18) ... named to Academic All-League Team    

Before SDSU:
part of Pierre Swim Team for 13 years ...  Swimmer of the Year in 2006, 2010 and 2011 ... South Dakota winter state meet champion in the 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke and 100 freestyle ... majoring in civil engineering

8 Career Wins:

- 100 Backstroke: 53.24 sec. (2011 at Green Bay)

- 200 Backstroke: 1:56.97 (2011 at Green Bay)

- 200 Backstroke: 1:56.50 (2011 vs. North Dakota/Western Illinois)

- 200 Backstroke: 1:57.57 (2012 vs. Iowa Central)

- 200 Backstroke:1:54.60 (2012 at North Dakota)

- 1000 Freestyle - 10:18.63 (2013 vs. Iowa Central)

- 400 Freestyle Relay: 3:22.26 (2012 vs. Iowa Central)

- 200 Medley Relay: 1:35.28 (2012 at North Dakota)