Alex Crone
Alex Crone
Height: 6-3
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Pasadena, Md.
High School: Chesapeake
Position: Fly/Back

2015-16: Swam mostly in free and back events this year, earning his best times of the season at the CCSA Championships in Athens, Ga.... He set personal best times in four events, including a 53.57 finish in the 100 back and a 1:56.37 finish in the 200 back at the championships... Touched in with a time of 49.76 in the 100 free, while also finishing the 200 free in a time of 1:46.79.

2014-15: Recorded his season best times at the CCSA Championships this spring in the 200 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 100 freestyle... In the 200 freestyle, he posted a time of 1:47.14... Posted a time of 57.18 in the 100 backstroke, and finished up the meet with a time of 50.05 in the 100 freestyle, a .90 second improvement from earlier in the year.

2013-14: Set season-best times in the 100- (49.94), 200- (1:47.06), and 500-yd. freestyle (4:48.62) events while competing at the 2014 CCSA Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. … Also competed in the 50 free and 100 back during the season for the Retrievers… Achieved his top dual meet finish of fourth on Jan. 11 against Howard while swimming in the 500 free at the UMBC Aquatic Complex.

Background: Named the Chesapeake High Team MVP as a sophomore, junior, and senior… Qualified for Nationals in the 200 back with a time of 1:57.40… Helped lead the Cougars to the district championship each of his four years.

Personal: Son of Norman and Teresa Crone… Has two brothers, Norm and Ben… Plans to major in mechanical engineering… Born Apr. 12, 1995.