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  Alex Kennon
Alex Kennon


Winter Haven Fla.

High School:
Eagle Lake Lake Region



2005-06: Over the summer qualified for the 2006 Olympic Trials in the 50 and 100 free...earned Honorable Mention All-American honors at the NCAA Championships (Mar. 23-25) as a part of the 200 free relay that finished 15th in 1:20.08 and the 400 free relay that finished 14th in 2:57.27...also swam as a part of the 200 medley relay that finished 17th (1:29.87), the 800 free relay that finished 17th (6:35.12) and the 400 medley relay that finished 19th (3:17.42)...placed 55th in the 50 free with a time of 20.63...swam in seven individual and relays events combined at the ACC Championships (Feb. 22-25) and recorded an NCAA "B" cut time in every event...was a part of the winning 200 free (1:19.43) and 400 free (2:55.92) relays...was also a part of the second place 200 medley (1:27.80) and 400 medley (3:13.77) individual performance a fourth place finish in the 100 free with a time of 44.00...finished fifth in the 50 free (20.15) and 200 free (1:37.67)...recorded a personal best of 19.96 in the prelims of the 50 free...finished ninth in the 50 free (21.19) at the Dallas Morning News Classic (Jan. 13-14)...also placed 11th in the 100 free (46.51) and 12th in the 100 fly (52.02)...recorded a personal best of 50.15 in the 100 fly to finish sixth at the Georgia Tech Invitational (Nov. 18-20)...took second in the 50 free (20.46), third in the 100 free (45.02) and fifth in the 200 free (1:40.09)...was also a part of the winning 200 medley, 200 free and 400 free relays...recorded second place finishes in the 50 free (21.03) and 100 free (46.04) at an ACC quad meet (Jan. 21-22)...also swam on the winning 200 free and 20 medley relays...earned All-ACC Academic Team honors and was a member of the ACC Honor Roll.

2004-05: Made huge strides during his second collegiate season, qualifying for the finals of two events at the ACC Championships (Feb. 23-26) as he earned Most Improved Swimmer honors at the annual team banquet...earned All-ACC accolades as a member of the winning 400 freestyle relay that posted an NCAA "B" cut of 2:57.26...member of the 200 freestyle relay that took third with an NCAA "B" time of 1:19.79...took sixth in the 50 freestyle with a personal-standard of 20.42...finished eighth with a new career-best of 45.08 in the 100 freestyle...added a bonus heat time of 1:41.26 in the 200 freestyle...collected a pair of personal-best marks at the Georgia Fall Invitational (Dec. 3-5)...hit the wall in 1:41.17 during the 200 freestyle to go along with a 51.52 in the 100 butterfly...took eighth in the 50 freestyle with a time of 20.59...placed fourth in both 50 freestyle (21.39) and 100 freestyle (46.53) at an ACC quad meet in Atlanta (Oct. 30-31)...won the 100 freestyle against Florida A&M (Jan. 20) as part of his 13 top-five finishes during the dual meet campaign...continuous positive attitude every day earned him the Coaches Award for the second year in a row...posted a pair of top-eight performances a the Speedo Southern Zone Championships, taking sixth in the 100-meter butterfly (56.80) and seventh in the 200 free (1:55.73)...also turned in a 100-meter freestyle time of 52.02 in a time trial...took 27th in the 50 free at the 2005 ConocoPhillips US National Championships in 23.71...recorded a time of 52.25 in the 100 free to take 60th...member of ACC Honor Roll.

2003-04: Posted his best times of the season at the Seminoles two biggest meets of the year...Two of his three personal-best marks came at the Texas A&M Invitational (Nov. 21-23)...Top 16 finishes produced career-best times of 21.33 in the 50 free to go along with a 100 freestyle time of 45.46...Also notched a 51.83 in the 100 butterfly during the ACC Championships (Feb. 25- 28)...Collected seven top five finishes during the dual meet campaign...Positive attitude everyday at practice and in competition earned him the Coaches Award at the annual team banquet...Strong performance in the classroom earned him ACC Academic Honor Roll status.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner for Gene Moore at Lake Region...Earned the team's Sportsmanship Award as a junior...Award Best Relay Start as a sophomore...Swam for Gene Moore at Lake Region...Also a member of the Thunder cross country team.

PERSONAL: Born January 12, 1985...Majoring in Biological Sciences...Son of Don and Debbie Kennon

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