Alejandra Salazar

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Quito, Ecuador

    High School:
    Lycee Franco-Equatorien

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    Middle Distance Free

    Birthdate:
    07/26/1985

    Experience:
    4 letters

    Alejandra Salazar

    2006-07 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2005-06 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2004-05 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    2006-07 SEASON
    Won the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:02.89 and was a member of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay at Southwestern.

    2005-06 SEASON
    Competed regularly throughout the season... Set personal best times in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle events during the Miami (Ohio) Invitational.

    2004-05 SEASON
    Won the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:02.34 at Incarnate Word... Claimed first place in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:20.31 and was a member of the Cougars' winning 200-yard freestyle relay team at Louisiana-Monroe... Won the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:57.47 at Centenary... Captured a pair of second-place finishes in the 1,000-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle against C-USA rival TCU... Won the 1,000-yard freestyle against Rice with a clocking of 10:43.20.

    2003-04 SEASON
    Joined the team in late January and made her collegiate debut at Arkansas... Completed in five different events during the year.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Ranked among Ecuador's Top Three swimmers every year since 2000... Has been the top swimmer from her province (Pichincha) every year since 2000... National record holder in the 400-meter free with a time of 4:33.72... Member of 400 medley relay team which set a national record for age group 15-17 with a time of 4:45.42... Member of the 400-yard freestyle relay team that set a national record for age group 15-17 with a time of 4:16.22... Member of 400 free relay and 400 medley relay teams which set national records for all categories... Competed for coach Maria Cuesta at Lycee Franco-Equatorien... Received a Gold Medal as a senior for being the top student-athlete... Selected to be a part of her country's National Team nine times... Competed in the Pacific Cup for five consecutive seasons from 2000-04... Took part in the South American Swimming Championships in 2003-04... Competed in the Bolivarians Games in September 2001 and the South American Games in August 2002.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Alejandra Patricia Salazar Barragan... Born on July 26, 1985, in Madrid, Spain... Daughter of Emma Barragan and Marco Salazar... Majoring in hotel and restaurant management.

    Alejandra Salazar's Personal Bests
    50 Free• 26.25 • Houston • 11/4/06
    100 Free • 55.37 • Houston • 1/20/07
    200 Free • 1:56.89 • Houston • 1/20/07
    500 Free • 5:12.13 • Houston • 11/19/04
    1,000 Free • 10:43.20 • Houston • 10/16/04
    1,650 Free • 18:00.32 • Houston • 11/21/04
    100 Fly • 1:01.61 • Houston • 2/16/07
    200 Fly • 2:16.20 • Houston • 10/15/04
    100 Back • 1:19.80 (S) • Georgetown, Texas • 10/20/06
    200 Back • 2:40.31 • Georgetown, Texas • 10/20/06

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