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Alexis Wenger

Sprints
Position
Senior
Class
Detroit, Mich.
Hometown
University Liggett
High School / Club
Alexis  Wenger - Swimming & Diving - Virginia Cavaliers

All-American
2021:
100 Breast, 200 Breast, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2020: 100 Breast, 200 Breast, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2019: 100 Breast, 400 Medley Relay, 200 Medley Relay

ACC Champion
2021:
200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2020: 200 Medley Relay

All-ACC
2021: 100 Breast, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2020: 100 Breast, 200 Medley Relay
2019: 100 Breast

Virginia Career Bests
50 Free:
22.56
100 Breast: 57.60 (UVA Record)
200 Breast: 2:06.65 (T-4th all-time at UVA)

2020-21
• Placed third in the 100-yard breaststroke and seventh in the 200-yard breaststroke to earn All-America honors at the NCAA Championships
• Swam on UVA’s second-place 200 and 400 medley relays at the NCAA Championships
• Finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke to earn All-ACC, was seventh in the 200-yard breaststroke and 18th in the 50-yard freestyle at the ACC Championships
• Swam breaststroke leg on first-place 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay at ACCs, setting an American Record with the 200 medley relay
• Finished first in the 100-yard breaststroke and second in the 200-yard breaststroke against NC State
• Won the 100-yard breaststroke and was second in the 200-yard breaststroke against Virginia Tech
• Placed third in the 100 and 200-yard breaststroke against Tennessee and Alabama
• Captured a career-best time of 2:07.79 in the 200-yard breaststroke in the team’s meet against Tennessee and Alabama
• Won the 100-yard breaststroke against Navy

2019-20
• NCAA Championships cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Named an All-America honoree in the 100-yard breaststroke, 200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard medley relay for qualifying for the NCAA Championships in all four events
• Set an ACC meet record with the 200-yard medley relay team
• ACC runner-up in the 100-yard breaststroke
• Finished fifth in the 200-yard breaststroke at the ACC Championships
• Set an UVA record in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 57.91 at the ACC Championships
• Placed fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke and eighth in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Tennessee Invitational
• Finished first in the 100-yard breaststroke in the team’s dual meets against Wisconsin and Tennessee
• Finished in the top five at the USC Trojan Invitational in the 100 and 200-yard breaststroke
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19
• Earned All-America honors in the 100-yard breaststroke, 400-yard medley relay and 200-yard medley relay
• Captured a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championships in the 100-yard breaststroke
• Finished eighth in the 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard medley relay at the NCAA Championships, earning All-America honors
• Finished 32nd in the 200-yard breaststroke at the NCAA Championships
• Earned All-ACC honors with a second-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke at the ACC Championships
• Placed second with the 200-yard medley relay and third in the 400-yard medley relay at the ACC Championships
• Finished seventh in the 100-yard breaststroke, 15th in the 200-yard breaststroke and 23rd in the 50-yard freestyle at the UGA Fall Invitational
• Captured the second-fastest time in school history in the 100-yard breaststroke at the ACC Championships and fifth-fastest time in school history in the 200-yard breaststroke at the NCAA Championships
VaSID Rookie Swimmer of the Year

Background
• Competed in the 2017 Speedo Winter Junior National Championships, finishing 14th in the 100-yard breaststroke
• Qualified for the 100-meter breaststroke at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials
• Earned All-State honors and served as team captain for high school team
• Swims with Grosse Pointe Gators

Personal
• Majoring in INTER-American Studies
• Daughter of David and Carolyn Wenger
• Played soccer in high school, earning All-District, All-Regional and All-State