Alex Stewart
Alex Stewart
Height: 5-6
Weight: 150
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Ellicott City, Md.
High School: Howard
Position: Diving

2014-15: Competed in the 2015 CCSA Championships on both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving boards... Finished in fourth place in the 3-meter dive, scoring 229.85 points, the best score of his career... On the 1-meter boards, he scored 251.55 points on the 1-meter board, good for fourth in the meet and the best in his two years with the Retrievers... Named to the CCSA All-Academic Team.

2013-14: Advanced to the finals in both diving events at the CCSA Championships, placing sixth in the 3-meter competition and seventh in the 1-meter event… Scored a season-best 225.20 on the 1-meter board in the event finals, while scoring a season-best 214.80 in the finals of the 3-meter event… Achieved his top dual meet finish of third, claiming the spot in both diving events, as UMBC hosted Howard on Jan. 11.

Background: Diving in the Central Maryland Diving League, he qualified for the League Championships nine of the last ten years, finishing fifth or better each time, placing second twice and winning once… Set a career-best 1-meter score of 262.86 against Frederick on July 11, 2013… A four-time Junior Olympic Men’s Gymnastic National Qualifier (2009-2013)… Placed in the top-five at the state gymnastics meet during nine seasons… Four-time First Team Academic All-American… Also lettered in football at Howard, serving as the team’s kicker during his senior year.

Personal: Son of Harry and Denise Stewart… Father played soccer at High Point and Towson… Has one younger sister, Jessica, and one younger brother, Ryan… Plans to major in computer engineering… Born Mar. 3, 1995.