Crusaders Men's Swimming & Diving BIO
Alex Young
Player Profile:
Alex Young 2289304
Position: Butterfly/Freestyle
Year: Senior
Hometown: Natick, Mass.
High School: Catholic Memorial

• A Veteran Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2015-2016:

  • Competed in five individual events including the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle, as well as the 50 and 100 butterfly
  • Also competed in the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relay, as well as the 200 and 400 medley relay
  • Also swam as a member of the Holy Cross record-breaking 800 freestyle relay team that recorded a time of 6:59.65 at the Patriot League Championship
  • Swam as a member of the 400 freestyle relay team that broke the Holy Cross record at the Patriot League Championship with a time of 3:09.61
  • Recorded season-best times in the 50 (22.51) and 200 (1:48.40) freestyle at the Patriot League Championship (2/19/2016), in the 100 freestyle (49.69) at Springfield (2/6/2016) and in the 50 (27.16) and 100 (1:00.36) butterfly at Sacred Heart (11/7)

 2014-2015:

  • Competed in seven individual events including the 50, 100, 200 and 500 freestyle, 100 individual medley, 100 backstroke and 100 breaststroke
  • Also competed on the 200 and 400 freestyle and the 200 and 400 medley relay teams
  • Swam personal-best time in 200 freestyle (1:47.80) and career-best in the 50 (22.86) and 100 (48.64) freestyle at the Patriot League Championship and in the 100 backstroke (1:03.17) at the Holy Cross Pentathlon
  • Member of the 400 freestyle relay team who broke Holy Cross record at the Patriot League Championship
  • Member of the  Holy Cross Leadership Academy
  • Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll 

2013-2014: 

  • Competed in five individual events including the 100 and 200 butterfly, 50, 100 and 200 freestyle
  • Member of the 200 and 400 medley relay and the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle rela teams
  • Recorded personal-best performance in the 50 freestyle (22.93) and member of the 400 freestyle team who set a Holy Cross record (3:11.54) at the Patriot League Championship. 

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the Catholic Memorial School varsity swim team
  • Named co-captain during 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 seasons
  • Named Breakout Swimmer of the Year in 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 and MVP (2013)
  • Set school record with a time of 55.66 in 100 butterfly
  • Three-year member of the cross country team and two years on lacrosse team
  • National Honor Society member
  • Majoring in evironmental studies

Personal:

  • Son of Mark and Laurie Young
  • Father, Mark, rowed heavyweight crew at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Has one brother, Matt.
  • Majoring in Environmental Studies

 Young's Top Times

Event (Yards)

Time

Meet (Date)

50 Free

22.51

Patriot League Championship (2/19/2016)

100 Free

48.64

Patriot League Championship (2/21/2015)

200 Free

1:47.80

Patriot League Championship (2/20/2015)

500 Free

5:36.57

New England Catholic Invitational (10/10/2014)

100 Back

1:03.17

Holy Cross Pentathlon (10/4/2014)

100 Breast

1:12.39

Holy Cross Pentathlon (10/4/2014)

100 Fly

58.42

Harold Anderson Invitational (11/23/2013)

200 Fly

2:11.91

Harold Anderson Invitational (11/23/2013)

100 IM

1:03.21

Assumption (10/5/2013)

100 IM

1:03.21

Assumption (10/5/2013)

50 Fly

27.16

Sacred Heart (11/7/2015)

  

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