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    Alex Snarski
    Alex Snarski

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Libertyville, Ill.

    High School:
    Libertyville

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 170

    Event:
    Back



    11/23/2014

    Wildcats Earn Two NCAA Cuts Sunday, Finish Second at TYR

    Jordan Wilimovsky's 1,650 free time Sunday currently ranks third in the nation

    11/22/2014

    Northwestern Remains Second at Home TYR Invitational

    Wildcats making great progress toward fall-ending U.S. Nationals in two weeks

    10/16/2014

    Youth Helps Wildcats Outrace Eagles in Opener, 161-139

    Freshmen account for four of NU's eight individual event victories

    High School: Attended Libertyville HS in Illinois where he lettered in swimming all four years and water polo his freshman year ... Was the captain of his high school team and led them to a second-place IHSA state finish ... Team was conference and sectionals champs senior year ... Undefeated in the 100 back ... All-State 10 times ... All-American eight times ... Voted MVP sophomore, junior and senior year ... Voted Daily Herald Prep Excellence Best of the Best in 2013 and 2014 ... Rookie of the Year 2011 ... Illinois Swimmer of the Year finalist ... Holds the team records in the 200 medley, 100 back, 400 free relay and 200 IM ... Holds the NSC and Sectional records in the 100 back, 200 medley and 200 IM ... Club Team Cats Aquatics won men's team champions at the 2013 NCSA Summer Junior National Championships ... Led off the 200 Medley Relay that broke the National Age group record in 2013 ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Illinois State Scholar ... Scholastic All American Swimmer ... Received the NICSA Scholar Team Award.

    Personal: Born Alexander James Snarski ... Son of Kim Tijunelis and Andrew Snarski ... Both parents are Ironman tri-athletes ... Grandfather attended Northwestern Law School class of 1952 ... Chose Northwestern over Purdue, Iowa and all of the Ivy league schools ... Anticipated major is mechanical engineering.