Alex Lednev
Alex Lednev
Height: 6-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Glenmont, N.Y.
High School: Bethlehem Central
Position: Back, IM
Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

2013-14: Honorable Mention All-American (200 IM, 400 IM, 800 Free Relay) … NEWMAC first team All-Conference (200 IM, 400 IM, 400 Medley Relay) … NEWMAC second team All-Conference (200 Back, 800 Free Relay) …CSCAA Scholar All-American ... started the season by winning the 200 back with a time of 1:55.32 at the meet against Springfield (11/9) … at the MIT Winter Invitational (12/6-7), he touched in second in both the 200 IM (1:51.86) and the 400 IM (4:02.58), came third in the 200 back in 1:50.97 and was part of the 800 free relay that took second in 6:53.18 … at the NEWMAC Championships (2/20-23), he was first in the 200 IM (1:49.66) and the 400 IM (3:55.42), breaking the NEWMAC and meet records in the latter … he also led off the winning 400 medley relay which broke the meet and pool records with its time of 3:18.40 … he was second in the 200 back in 1:50.60 and swam the 100 fly time trial, touching first with a time of 51.41 … at the NCAA Championships (3/19-22),  he was 16th in the 200 IM in 1:52.02, after swimming a 1:50.84 at prelims, came in 12th in the 400 IM with a 3:58.64, touched in 17th in the 200 back with a time of 1:49.24 and was part of the 800 free relay that was ninth in 6:42.08.

2012-13: All-American (200 Back, 400 IM) … NEWMAC First Team All-Conference (400 IM) … NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (200 IM, 200 Back) … had a strong first season on the team … throughout the season, he won the 200 IM at four different meets and the 400 IM at three meets … against Williams (1/11), he came fifth in the 100 back in 53.49 and eighth in the 200 breast with a time of 2:15.00 … came second in both the 100 breast and the 200 back with times of 1:01.82 and 1:55.35 respectively … at the NEWMAC Championships (2/15-17), he came second in the 200 IM with an NCAA B cut time of 1:51.39 after getting a personal best time of 1:50.80 at prelims … led off the 400 medley relay that came second in prelims in 3:24.69 … broke the NEWMAC Meet and Open records and the MIT school record when he came first in the 400 IM with a time of 3:58.17 … was second in the 200 back in an A cut time and personal record of 1:49.01 … time trialed the 100 fly, touching in second place with a time of 50.97 … time trialed the 100 breast, going 58.03 … at the NCAA Championships (3/20-23), he came eighth in the 200 back in 1:50.73 after going a personal best time of 1:48.77 at prelims … came sixth in the 400 IM with a 3:56.63 after going 3:55.67 at prelims, breaking his own MIT record … came 18th in the 200 IM in 1:51.15.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science with minor in mechanical engineering and economics … conducted a UROP in the Interactive Robotics Lab … MIT FSAE.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Bethlehem Central High School … 2012 NYS Section II MVP … 2012 Bethlehem Central High School Senior Swimmer MVP … New York State Championship Meet qualifier … holds 61 Delmar Dolfin team records, two BCHS school records and five BCHS pool records … N.Y. State Section II champion in the 100 breaststroke, 200 IM and 200 medley relay … seven-time Adirondack Region Championship overall highpoint winner … National Honor Society … All-America Scholar Athlete …2012 Section II Scholar Athlete … State Scholar Athlete Award … Honor Roll … four-time American Mathematics Contest 12 participant.