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Women's Swimming & Diving

 
Lexi Coon
Lexi Coon
Height: 5-6
Year: Junior
Hometown: Camden, Del.
High School: Milford
Position: Breast/Fly/IM

2013-14: Served as a tri-captain for the Retriever women’s team as a junior… Finished fifth in the 100 breast (1:04.55), sixth in the 200 breast (2:21.73), and 20th in the 100 fly (1:01.28) at the America East Championships… Swam season-best times in each of the three events at the conference meet in Worcester, Mass. … Placed 17th in the 100-yd. breaststroke event and 18th in the 200-yd. event at the Patriot Invitational at George Mason Invitational… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2012-13: Placed sixth in the 100-yd. breaststroke, seventh in the 200-yd. breaststroke and tenth in the 100-yd. butterfly at the America East Championships… Swam a career-best 100 breast time of 1:03.91 in the event finals to jump to fifth all-time in program history… Also recorded a career-best in the 200 breast finals (2:21.79) to move to ninth all-time at UMBC… Won her first career dual meet event, the 100 fly, against Howard… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2011-12: Finished tenth in the 100-yd. breaststroke, 13th in the 200-yd. breaststroke and 14th in the 100-yd. butterfly at the America East Championships... Her personal-best time of 2:23.16 in the finals of the 200 breast rank tenth all-time in UMBC history... Finished in tenth in the 100 breast at the Patriot Invitational at George Mason... Won her first dual meet event, the 400 IM, at Howard on Jan. 14... Named to the America East Honor Roll. 

Background: Named Henlopen Conference Female Swimming Athlete of the Year and MVP of her high school team in 2008 and 2011… Earned All-State first-team honors in 2009 and second-team accolades in 2008, 2010 and 2011… A four-time first-team all-conference and academic all-conference selection… Led the Buccaneers to the 2010 conference title… Placed 11th in the nation in the 100-breast at the 2010 YMCA Nationals in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla…. Salutatorian of her high school class… An AP Scholar and a four-year honor roll student… Received the 2010 American Association of University Women Award for Science and Mathematics… Vice president of the National Honor Society and secretary of the Spanish Honor Society… Participated in yearbook and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Personal: Daughter of Chris and Sheila Coon… Majoring in visual arts with a concentration in photography... Also receiving a minor in journalism writing… Born June 24, 1993.

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