Kristian Gkolomeev takes 20th in the 100-meter freestyle at the World Championships while 13 Crimson Tide swimmers are slated to compete at the USA National Championships
Alabama Highlights: 2015 - Sophomore: Finaled at the NCAA Championships as part of the Tide’s fourth-place 200 freestyle relay … scored at the NCAA Championships as part of the Tide’s 11th place 400 freestyle relay … swam on the Tide’s 18th place 800 freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships … earned First Team All-America honors as part of the Tide’s 200 freestyle relay … honorable mention All-America as part of the Tides’ 400 freestyle relay … SEC Champion as part of the Tide’s 200 freestyle relay, which set a school record with a 1:16.13 … First Team All-SEC … posted career-best times in the 50 freestyle (19.69), 100 freestyle (43.34) and 200 freestyle (1:35.99) at the SEC Championships … finaled at the SEC Championships in the 50 freestyle, taking eighth … scored in the 100 and 200 freestyle, taking ninth and 16th, respectively … took sixth at the SEC Championships as part of the school-record setting 800 freestyle relay … ranked fifth, sixth and seventh all time at Alabama in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyles, respectively … swam on the Tide’s school-record 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relays … staple in the freestyle relays during the regular season, swimming to six victories.
2014 - Freshman: Swam a career-best time of 20.16 in the 50 freestyle at the SEC Championships to rank ninth all-time at Alabama … posted a career-best 44.66 in the 100 freestyle at the SEC Championships … swam a career-best 48.63 in the 100 backstroke at the Bulldog Invitational.
Prep Highlights: Swam for former Alabama swimmers Kyle Lee and Dan Rozick as well as Frank Myers at Swim Birmingham YMCA Swim Team ... Alabama State Champion in the 50 freestyle, swimming for Briarwood Christian … also took third in the 100 freestyle at the Alabama State Championships.
Personal Information: Full name: Alexander Keith Gray ... son of Suzy and Tim Gray ... brother, Andy ... marketing major ... born August 10, 1994.