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 Alyssa Sanders

AT DELAWARE:
Fourth-year member of the squad • UD All-Time Top-10 Lists: 50 Free (10th-24.02), 50 Back (1st-25.93), 100 Back (1st-54.60), 200 Back (1st-1:59.67), 200 IM (5th-2:04.58).

2014-2015 SEASON
Led the team in the 100m Backstroke with her time of 56.10 and was second on the team with her time of 2:01.15 in the 200m Backstroke • swam the 100m Butterfly in 58.95 and the 200m IM in 2:04.58 • her 200m Freestyle Relay team led UD with their time of 1:31.86 and so did her 400m Freestyle Relay team, with their time of 3:20.79 • led UD with her team, with their best time of 3:44.21 in the 400m Medley Relay • Top 5 CAA Finisher • Bucknell Invitational Champion • All-CAA • at CAA Championships, finished 2nd in the 200 Medley Relay with a finals time of 1:40.54, 2nd in the 200 Freestyle Relay with a finals time of 1:31.86, 2nd in the 400 Freestyle Relay with a finals time of 3:20.79 • National College Athlete Honor Society

2013-14 SEASON
Georgetown 10/5 Home • 1st • 200 Medley Relay (1:46.54) • 1st • 100 Backstroke (58.99) • 400 Freestyle Relay (3:41.06) George Mason 10/19 Home • 1st • 200 Medley Relay (1:46.29) CAA Pod Meet – 11/12 – @ James Madison vs. James Madison • 1st – 100 Backstroke (59.22) • 2nd – 200 Medley Relay [first leg] (1:47.87] • 3rd – 200 IM (2:12.10) [Season Personal Best] vs. UNC Wilmington • 1st – 200 Medley Relay [first leg] (1:47.87] •  TriMeet – 11/9 @ La Salle vs. La Salle• 1st – 200 Medley Relay [first leg] (1:37.50) [1st in Delaware Top•10] • 1st – 100 Backstroke (59.06) • vs. Rider• 1st – 200 Medley Relay [first leg] (1:37.50) • 1st – 100 Backstroke (59.06) • Bucknell Invitational – 11/22 11/24 • 5th – 100 Backstroke (57.87) [Season Personal Best] • 19th – 200 Backstroke (2:07.99) [Season Personal Best] • 2nd – 400 Freestyle Relay [first leg] (3:29.61) [5th in Delaware Top•10] Drexel/Northeastern Tri Meet – 1/11/14 – Home vs. Drexel• 1st – 200 Medley Relay [first leg] (1:45.69) • 1st – 100 Backstroke (58.40) • vs. Northeastern • 1st – 200 Medley Relay [first leg] (1:45.69) 

2012-13 SEASON
Finished fourth in the 100 back (58.28) at the Bucknell Invitational while also competing in the 50 free (24.27), 100 free (53.54), 200 free (1:56.95) and 50 back (27.49) setting personal best times for the 2013 season • 50 back performance at Bucknell (27.49) set a new Delaware program record • placed second in the 200 back (1:00.43) in meet with Army • earned top-five finish in the 200 back (2:11.99) against Towson.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Four-time, first-team all-conference selection in addition to 2012 Vince Morris Female Swimmer of the Conference at Milford Senior High School • district record holder in the 100 backstroke • earned a third-place finish in both the 100 backstroke and 50 freestyle at the Delaware State Championships • participated with the Central Delaware YMCA club team during prep career • four-year varsity softball player where she was part of a state championship in 2009 and a two-time, second-team all-conference selection in 2011 and 2012. 

PERSONAL:
Alyssa Sanders • daughter of David and Lisa Sanders • born February 18, 1994 • was a lifeguard over the summer • a cognitive science major at Delaware with minors in psychology and disabilities studies • team representative to Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) in 2015-16.

 

Position: Free/Breast (Capt.)
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dover, Del.
High School: Milford
Major: Cognitive Science
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