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Men's Swimming



Alex Hetland
Alex Hetland

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oslo, Norway

High School:
NTA

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Event:
Breast, IM

Experience:
JR-1L


2008 ALL-AMERICAN

2007-08 (Sr.): Earned team's MVP award... Given prestigious President's Award for excellence in athletics, academics and community service... Took sixth in the 100 breast at NCAAs, earning All-America recognition in the event... Set a new school record in the 200 medley relay at NCAAs, earning All-American status... Part of the first-place and Conference USA record-setting 200 and 400 medley relays (200 medley relay also broke SMU record); won the 200 IM and both breast events, setting C-USA records and career-best times in both... Won the 100 and 200 breast aginst Texas (2/9)... Member of the first-place 400 medley relay and won the 200 IM against Texas A&M (2/1)... Took first in the 50 fly and as a member of the 200 free relay at TCU (1/25)... Swam the 200 & 400 medley relays, 200 IM and 100 and 200 breast events at the Classic @ SMU (1/11-12)... Member of the second-place 200 medley relay; won the 100 and 200 breast and placed second in the 200 IM against Arizona and Washington (1/4)... Swam the 200 free relay, the third-place 400 medley relay and the 200 medley relay; took second in the 100 breast, behind only Brendan Hansen at the Texas Invitational (11/29-12/1)... Placed first in the 100 breast and 200 IM and second in the 200 breast; member of the first-place 400 free relay, and swam the 200 free relay and 800 free relay and helped the Mustangs take first in the 200 and 400 medley relays at the Art Adamson Invitational (11/16-18)... Won the 200 medley relay, 100 breast and 200 IM against Air Force (11/3)... Swam as a member of the first-place 200 medley relay and 200 free relay against Centenary (10/27).

2007 ALL-AMERICAN

2006-07 (Jr.): Competed in free, breast, fly, IM and relay events... Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll... Swam team best time in 200 IM, 100 and 200 breast and second best in 100 fly... Helped guide the Mustangs to an 18th-place finish at NCAA, claim their second consecutive C-USA Invitational title and finish third at Dallas Morning News Classic... Member of All-American 13th-place 400 free relay team at NCAA... Member of school record-breaking All-American 200 medley relay team that finished fourth at NCAAs... Posted career-best time in prelims of 100 breast at NCAAs and went on to earn All-American status with seventh-place finish in finals... Member of season-best 200 free-relay team at NCAAs... Member of All-American 400 medley relay team at NCAAs... Member of first-place 400 free and 400 medley relays at the American Short Course Championships... Second-place finish in 100 breast at American Short Course... Part of first-place 200 medley relay team at American Short Course... Member of second-place and season-best 200 free relay at American Short Course... Part of record-breaking C-USA Invite Champion 400 free relay team and 200 free relay champion team... C-USA Invite Champion in 100 breast and 200 IM... Member of record-breaking 200 medley relay C-USA Invite Champion team... Part of record-setting C-USA Invite Champion 800 free relay team... Second-leg of first-place 400 medley relay team against Texas A&M... Placed second in 200 IM against Texas A&M... Member of first-place 400 free relay team against Texas A&M... Finished third in 100 fly against Texas and Arizona... Part of third-place 200 and 400 medley relay team against Texas and Arizona... Won first-place in 100 breast against Texas and Arizona... Placed second in 100 and 200 breast at Dallas Morning News Classic... Competed in the 100 breast at the European Short Course Championships and earned his first European Short Course medal with a second-place finish in 100 IM...

2006 ALL-AMERICAN

2005-06 (So.): Helped guide Mustangs to C-USA Invitational Crown, third-place finish at The Dallas Morning News Classic and 12th place at NCAA Championship... Competed in breast and IM events for the Mustangs... Second best time in 200 IM, 100 and 200 breast... Part of record-breaking 200 medley relay C-USA champion team... Member of record-breaking 400 medley relay C-USA champion team... Part of 400 medley relay finishing 15th at NCAA Championship... Finished 29th in 200 IM at NCAA Championships, setting a new career-high... Part of 400 free relay finishing 15th at NCAA Championship... Part of first-place 200 medley relay team against Air Force... First-place finish in 200 IM against Wyoming... Member of first-place 200 medley relay team and 200 free relay team against Wyoming... Finished first in 200 IM and 100 breast at Texas A&M Invite... Member of second-place 400 medley relay team at Texas A&M Invite... Part of first-place 200 medley relay team at Texas A&M Invite....First-place finish in 200 IM and 200 breast against Florida St.... Member of first-place 400 medley relay team against Florida St.... Notched second place in 100 breast, third in 200 breast and third in 200 IM at The Dallas Morning News Classic... Member of second-place 200 and 400 medley relay teams at The Dallas Morning News Swim Classic... Part of first-place 400 medley relay team at Texas A&M... Second-place in 200 IM against Texas A&M... Member of first-place 400 free relay against Texas A&M... Notched first-place finish in 100 breast and 200 IM against Texas... Part of first-place 200 free relay against Texas.

Prep: 50 breast 27.32 (scm)... 100 breast 1:00.3 (scm)... 100 IM 54.44 (scm)... 200 IM 2:00.3(scm)... 100 fly 54.3 (scm)... 50 back 25.6 (scm)... Fourth place at 2004 World S.C. Championships... European S.C. Championship finalist in 2003 and 2004... Bronze medal at 2004 Rio World Cup... Came to SMU holding three Norwegian national records (100 IM 53.70, 50 breast 27.3, 100 breast 1:00.13)... Currently holds the 100 IM Norwegian record... Over 20 Norwegian National Championship gold medals.

Personal: Parents are doctors... Plays the guitar... Business major.

Career Best
50 Free	20.70
100 Free	45.00
100 Breast	52.61
200 Breast	1:58.81
100 Fly	48.60
200 IM	1:46.85
	
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