Alexander Gliese
Alexander Gliese
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Columbia, Md.
High School: Long Reach
Position: Back

2015-16: Made a big splash during his first season as a Retriever, winning gold at both the ECAC Championships and the Danish Open in the 200 backstroke... Clocked in with a time of 1:45.38 at the ECAC Championships, after taking fourth at the CCSA Championships in 1:46.19... Also placed fifth in Athens with times of 48.94 (100 back) and 15:57.13 (1,650 free) at the championships... CCSA All-Academic Team... CSCAA Scholar All-American. 

Background: Named Scholastic All-American in 2014… Earned the Howard County Good Sport Award, as well as being named Maryland Long Course 16 Year Old Male Swimmer of the Year.

Personal: Son of Marian and Ulrik Gliese… Has one sibling, Sara… Lists favorite food as sushi… Plans on majoring in mechanical engineering.