Alex Hillsley
Position: IM/Back
Height: 6'4"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Port Matilda, Pa.
High School: State College Area
Major: Chemical Engineering
Experience: 1 Letter
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Second-year team member who will add depth to the Blue Hen backstroke and individual medley events.

2013-2014 SEASON
Enjoyed an outstanding freshman campaign for the Blue Hens • competed in six events at the Colonial Athletic Association Championships and placed fourth in the 200 medley relay (1:30.26), sixth in the 200 freestyle relay (1:22.79), sixth in the 400 freestyle relay (3:04.29), ninth in the 200 individual medley (1:50.63), 11th in the 100 backstroke (50.07), and 13th in the 200 backstroke (1:49.75) • set school record in the 200 IM at the CAA meet (1:50.63) • recorded a second place finish in the 800 freestyle relay at the Bucknell Invitational • won dual meet competitions vs. La Salle (100 backstroke, 200 backstroke, 200 IM), vs. Rider (400 medley relay, 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke, 200 IM), vs. Drexel (100 freestyle, 200 IM), and vs. Towson (400 freestyle relay). 

Competed for coaches Ryan Sprang and Peter Moyer at State College Area High School • earned All-State and All-American honors in the 200 freestyle relay • holds the school record in the 200 individual medley (1:53.09) • Academic All-American • honor student.

Alexander "Alex" Veltman Hillsley • son of Ken and Mechteld Hillsley • born on August 2, 1995 • has three younger siblings, Kirsten, Jordan, and Ryan • honor student as a chemical engineering major at Delaware • Eagle Scout • lists mountain biking as a hobby.

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