Alex Ricks
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Cajon, Calif.

High School:
University of San Diego HS '02

Height:
5-3

Position:
IM/Fly

Major:
Sociology

2002-03: Finished 11th at PCSC Championships in both butterfly events... Posted 59.86 in 100 prelim, 2:12.41 in 200 final... Both marks are PRs and eclipsed NCAA `B' qualifying standards... Also placed 15th in 1,650 (18:19.41), 28th in 200 free (1:59.99), 31st in 200 IM (2:16.07) at PCSC meet, all of which were season-best marks.

UNIV. OF SAN DIEGO HS '02: Four-year letterwinner... Named to San Diego Tribune All-Academic Team in each of her last two years... Twice earned Tribune Athlete of the Week honors... Named Rookie of the Year as a freshman... Captured San Diego Section title in 200 IM as a sophomore... Part of 400 free relay squad that won three section banners... Made first or second honors in every semester... Played JV water polo, earning MVP honors... Competed for the Heartland Swim Assocation for 13 years... Captured the Florence Chadwick Award and the Heartland High Point Award.

PERSONAL: Born July 9, 1984 in El Cajon, Calif.... Parents are Dave & Tita Ricks... Sociology major... Distant relative of Abraham Lincoln... Would change her sport by adding a retractable roof to the aquatics facility.