University of Iowa Athletics
Breast/IM

Alex Dragon

Class Fr.
Hometown Muscatine, Iowa
High School Muscatine

2008-09 — swam collegiate-bests in 200 fly (1:54.53), 200 IM (1:52.72) and 400 IM (4:00.82)… at Big Ten Championships… posted 13 top-three finishes… letterwinner.

2007-08 — led team in 400 IM with a collegiate-best 4:03.79… recorded 15 top-three finishes… won 200 breast at Truman State (2:12.96)… also swam collegiate bests in 100 back (55.77), 100 breast (1:00.06) and 200 breast (2:08.22)… letterwinner.

High School — all-American and team captain as a senior… all-state as a junior and all-conference as a freshman and sophomore… won 200 IM, 100 breast and 200 medley relay as a senior… won 200 breast at 2007 Iowa Senior Championships… set school records in 200 IM, 100 breast and 200 medley relay… high school coach was Judd Anderson… club coach was Barry Neville… National Honor Society member.

Personal — born May 21, 1989… son of Jean and Rachelle Dragon… chemistry/pre-medicine major… brother, James, swam at Iowa.

Dragon’s Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
100 Back 55.77 at Florida International Invite 1/5/08
100 Breast 1:00.06 vs. Minnesota 10/19/07
200 Breast 2:08.22 at Big Ten Championships 3/1/08
200 Fly 1:51.65 at Big Ten Championships 2/28/09
200 IM 1:52.72 at Big Ten Championships 2/26/09
400 IM 4:00.82 at Big Ten Championships 2/27/09