At Princeton — 2015-16: won third straight Ivy League championship in the 200 IM with a Princeton-record time of 1:44.33 … qualified to his first NCAA Championships as an individual in the 200 IM, where he finished 28th overall; also had Top 40 NCAA finishes in the 100 and 200 free … helped Princeton rally past Harvard to win the Ivy League championship by taking fifth in the 200 free and reaching B final in the 100 free … won the 200 IM during H-Y-P weekend to help Princeton win that event for the first time since 2012 … team tri-captain. 2014-15: repeated as Ivy League champion in the 200 IM with a Princeton record time of 1:44.94; victory helped Princeton reclaim the Ivy League team championship at DeNunzio Pool … also finished second in the 200 free in 1:35.63; prelim time of 1:35.53 is the third-fastest in Princeton history … earned first-team All-Ivy League honors in both the 200 IM and as the leadoff leg in the Ivy-record setting 800 free relay … also posted a top-five seasonal Princeton time in the 100 free and the 400 IM. 2013-14: won the 2014 Ivy League Championship in the 200 IM in 1:45.45; his preliminary time of 1:45.08 in the Big Al Open broke the Princeton record … finished fourth in the 400 IM in 3:50.28; set school record in that event during the Big Al Open (3:47.22) … reached B final in the 200 fly … had Princeton’s fastest swims of the season in the 200 free (1:35.54), 200 IM and 400 IM; also posted Top-2 times in the 100 free (44.09) and 200 fly (1:46.91) … co-recipient of the Dermod F. Quinn Memorial Award. 2012-13: broke Princeton 200 IM record at the Ivy Championships (1:45.47) … earned first-team All-Ivy League honors … split 1:36.67 in Princeton’s Ivy championship 800 free relay, which won in 6:26.87 … competed in the 200 and 400 medley relays, as well as the 400 and 800 free relays, at the NCAA Championships; had multiple Top-25 finishes … finished second in 200 IM final at Ivy Championships; it was Princeton’s fastest 200 IM of the season … finished fourth in the 100 breast at Ivies (54.45) … helped Princeton to third-place finish in 400 medley relay … reached ‘A’ final in the 200 breast while helping Princeton to fifth-straight Ivy championship … Top-5 Princeton times include: 200 free (1:36.67, 1st); 100 breast (54.45, 2nd); 200 breast (1:59.94, 4th); 100 fly (49.39, 5th); 200 IM (1:45.47, 1st).
Before Princeton — placed third in both the 100 breast and the 200 IM at Junior Nationals ... led Bolles High to two team state championships and won four individual state titles, including 200 IM and three relays ... 2010-11 NISCA All-America honoree ... USA Swimming All-America ... served as team captain ... member of four relays that broke either national or meet records at Junior Nationals ... three-time Scholastic All-America ... four-time selection to the President Honor Roll.
Personal — born March 22, 1994 ... son of Tom and Silke D'Alessandro ... father owns an art gallery; mother is a business consultant ... has a younger brother Alec ... interested in studying either history or political science.
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