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Alex Webster
Alex Webster

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lockport, Ill.

High School:
Lockport Township

Event:
Distance


05/21/2012

UIC Student-Athletes Post Third-Straight Semester with 3.0 GPA

Flames' student-athletes post collective 3.0 GPA

02/25/2012

Men Take Third, Women Place Fourth At Horizon League Championships

The Flames came away with three individual wins during the championships.

02/25/2012

Men Take Third, Women Place Fourth At Horizon League Championships

The Flames came away with three individual wins during the championships.

02/24/2012

Swimming & Diving Collects A Pair Of Firsts On Day Two Of Championships

The Flames add another day of best times on the season.

02/24/2012

Swimming & Diving Collects A Pair Of Firsts On Day Two Of Championships

The Flames add another day of best times on the season.

AS A SENIOR (2011-2012): Finished fourth in the 1650 free with 16:54.85 and fifth in the 500 free with 4:59.44 at Green Bay (01/14) ... was the runner up in the 1000 free with 10:06.50 and had an exhibition time of 5:00.34 in the 500 free against Valparaiso (01/20) ... at Cleveland State (02/04), placed fifth in the 1000 free with 9:56.51 and seventh in the 500 free with 4:46.69 ... set bests on the season in the 1000 free (9:43.06), 500 free (4:38.77) and 1650 free (16:13.53) at the Horizon League Championships (02/22-25)

AS A JUNIOR (2010-2011): Came second for the Flames for the season in the 1000 free with 16:09.44 (2/26) ... took first in the 1000 free at Western Illinois with 10:09.75 (12/19) ... placed second in the 1000 free against Green Bay behind teammate Van Swol with 9:54.10 (1/15).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-2010): Runner-up in the 500 free at Eastern Illinois (5:01.47) ... placed second in the 1000 free (10:07.61) and third in the 500 free (4:54.59) ... took third place at Northwestern in the 500 free (4:57.46) ... finished in second in the 500 free against Western Illinois (4:50.68) ... fourth place finish in 1000 free at Cleveland State (9:57.93) ... finished in the top 10 in the 500 free (4:39.50), 1000 free (9:38.46), 1650 free (16:21.62) at the 2010 Horizon League Conference Championships.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008-2009): Third place finish in the 500 free at Valparaiso (4:54.39) ... took fourth in the 1000 free against Cleveland State (9:54.56) ... finished fifth in the 1650 free and seventh in the 1000 free and top ten in the Horizon League Championship

PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in swimming at Lockport (Ill.) ... two-time Illinois state qualifier in the 500 free ... also qualified for the 200 free in 2007 ... set the school record in the 500 free ... amassed the most dual meet and invitational victories on the team ... named MVP in his junior and senior year ... swam for the Hickory Willow Swim Association for three years, setting club records in the 500, 1000 and 1650 free events ... competed at the senior championship series and the Speedo sectionals ... also competed on the water polo team at Lockport ... biggest athletic thrill to date is assisting his team to win the Horizon League Conference Met in his freshman year ... born October 13, 1989 in Oak Lawn, Ill. ... son of Raymond and Florence Webster ... has two siblings, Kaylie and Hannah ... currently enrolled as a chemical engineering major.

CAREER BEST:
500 Free: 4:38.77 (02/23/12)
1000 Free: 9:31.19 (2/25/09)
1650 Free: 16:04.60 (2/28/09)

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