Alex Coci
Alex Coci


Bai Mare, Romania

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Swimming and Diving Celebrates Season with Awards Banquet

The Crimson Tide celebrated a season that saw UA swimmers and divers earn All-American and Southeastern Conference honors as well as breaking multiple school records


Swimming and Diving Earns Top-25 NCAA Finish and All-American Honors

Sophomores Alex Coci and BJ Hornikel both earned All-American honors after scoring at the NCAA Championships


Swimming Duo Score on the Final Day of the NCAA Championships

Sophomores Alex Coci and BJ Hornikel scored in the 200 butterfly and 100 freestyle respectively


Coci Shatters School Record on Day Two of NCAA Championships

Sophomore Alex Coci becomes the first UA swimmer under 47 seconds in the 100 butterfly on the way to earning honorable mention All-American honors


Swimming Underway at NCAA Championships

Sophomore BJ Hornikel posted a time of the 50 freestyle on day one of the NCAA Championships

Alabama Highlights:
2011 - Freshman: Freshman All-SEC ... turned in the league's top freshman finish in the 200 butterfly, taking sixth in the championship finals ... also scored in the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke at the SEC Championships, taking 12th place and 14th respectively ... posted career-best times in the 100 and 200 butterfly at the SEC Championships, clocking in at 47.35 and 1:45.43 respectively ... also posted a career-best time in the 100 backstroke at the SEC Championships, touching at 48.27 which ranks him fourth all-time at Alabama ... ranked third and sixth all-time for the Tide in the 100 and 200 butterfly respectively ... part of Alabama's school-record setting 400 freestyle relay at the SEC Championships ... ... turned in Alabama's top time of the season in the 100 and 200 butterfly ... earned the Crimson Tide's Coach's Award.

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Adrian Gherghel at CSM Brasov ... Romanian national champion ... swam the 100 and 200-meter butterfly at the 2010 European Championships, posting a career-best time of 43.83 in the 100 and 1:59.95 in the 200 ... swam the 50, 100 and 200m butterfly at the 2009 European Championships ... swam the butterfly events at the 2007 European Junior Championships ... competed at eh Balkan Games ... broke the Romanian 200m freestyle relay record along with former Tide swimmers Catalin Cosma and Alin Mihalca as well as fellow sophomore Vlad Caciuc.

Personal Information:
Full name: Alexandru Coci ... son of Dumitru and Viorica Coci ... brother - Mircea ... pre-major studies ... born October 31, 1989.

Top Times:
100 butterfly 47.35
200 butterfly 1:45.43
100 backstroke 48.27