Women's Swimming


Alexa Chavez
Alexa Chavez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Northside College Prep

Event:
Back/Free/IM

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

03/27/2013

Illinois Collects 52 Academic All-Big Ten Selections

52 Illini Honored By Conference for Second Time This Year

02/09/2013

Illini Wrap Up Minnesota Challenge with Two Wins Saturday

McDermott sisters win two events

02/08/2013

Illini Swim to Nine Top-Five Finishes at Minnesota Challenge

Williams wins 200 IM, sets two personal bests

02/07/2013

Illini Set to Compete at Minnesota Challenge

Illinois sends 14 athletes to final meet before Big Ten Championships

Freshman 2011-12 - Posted personal-best times in the 50 free (24.91), 100 back (58.81) and 200 back (2:06.05) at the Big Ten Championships, 100 free (54.16) and 200 free (1:58.04) at the Last Chance Meet and 50 back (28.46) at the TYR Invite.

High School - Four-year varsity letterwinner at Northside College Prep High School ... Qualified for the 2009 state championships in the 100 back ... 13-time Chicago Public Schools city champion ... Broke school records in six events, including the 200 medley relay, 200 free, 200 IM, 100 free, 100 back and 400 free relay ... Broke the CPS record in the 200 free in 2009 ... Helped her team to two city championships (2008, 2009) ... Swam for Swift Aquatics.

Personal - Born April 25, 1993 ... Parents are Jaime Chavez and Mee Kim-Chavez ... Has two brothers, Mossimo and Mateo ... Majoring in business ... Selected as an Illinois State Scholar ... Achieved honor roll status in each of her four years ... Member of German Honor Society ... Lists swimmer Natalie Coughlin as her favorite athlete.

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