Alex Rieger
Alex  Rieger
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Davis, Calif.

High School:
Davis

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprint Free, Back

Club Team:
Davis Arden Racing Team


09/29/2017

Gold Leads White After Day One of Intrasquad Competition

Georgia Tech swimming & diving wraps up the White vs. Gold intrasquad meet tomorrow at 8:30 a.m.

09/05/2017

Jackets Hit the Water for the 2017-18 Season

Georgia Tech swimming & diving held its first official team practice on Tuesday

02/16/2017

Jackets Wrap Up ACC Championships

Georgia Tech swimming and diving posted 17 school records for the championships

02/15/2017

Jackets Set Seven School Records on Wednesday at ACC Championships

Georgia Tech swimming and diving hosts the final day of the ACC Championships on Thursday

02/14/2017

Wang and de Bruyn Highlight Day Two of the ACC Championships

Georgia Tech swimming and diving returns to action on Wednesday at 10 a.m.

2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2015-16 CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention

2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll


2016-17 (Junior): Competed for the Jackets in every meet, swimming for Tech in the 50 free and both the 100 and 200 back events ... Posted the fourth-fastest time for the Jackets on the year in the 200 back (1:59.61) ... Also had the fifth-fastest time on the team in the 100 back (56.39) and the 50 free (23.44) ... Totaled 15 top-10 finishes on the season, highlighted by two first-place wins ... Earned a win in the 100 free (53.30) at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Took first-place overall in the 200 back (2:02.39) in the tri-meet versus Cincinnati and FAU ... Placed second overall in the 150 back (1:32.16) versus Georgia Southern and in the 200 back (2:02.43) in the double dual meet with Boston College and Pitt ... Also finished runner-up in the 200 back (2:02.39) in the dual meet with Alabama ... Finished fourth overall in the 200 back versus Notre Dame (2:02.42), against Georgia (2:03.84) and in the tri-meet with SCAD and Florida State (2:05.37) ... Placed 16th overall in the 200 back (2:00.33) and 28th in the 100 back (56.79) at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Finished 25th in the 200 back (1:59.61) at the 2017 ACC Championships ... Also swam in the 50 free (23.44) and 100 back (56.39) at the conference championship meet.

2015-16 (Sophomore): Had a strong season finding her way on to multiple top-10 lists ... Set career-best times in the 50 free, 100 back and 200 back ... Led off the record-breaking 200 free relay at the 2016 ACC Championships with Morgan Lyons, Maddie Paschal and Chiara Ruiu ... Swam a career-best 100 back at the ACC Championships with a time of 55.32 ... Posted a career-best finish in the 200 back at the ACC Championships with a 19th-place finish and a career-best time of 1:58.71, also good for the third-fastest time in Tech history ... Recorded a career-best in the 50 free with a time of 23.30 at the ACC Championships ... CSCAA scholar all-American honorable mention.

2014-15 (Freshman): Finished her rookie campaign as the Yellow Jackets' fastest swimmer in the 200 back ... Finished 10th overall at the Georgia Tech Invitational in the 200 back, clocking in at 1:59.84 that was Tech's best of season and fourth-fastest time in program history ... Also used GT Invitational for career-best times in the 100 back (25th, 57.01) and the 100 free (36th, 52.46).

Before Tech:
Led Davis Senior High School to sectional championships in both her sophomore and junior seasons ... Helped lead St. Francis to a sectional championship as a freshman in 2011 ... Earned all-American honors in the 50 free, the 200 free and the 200 medley relays in 2012 and 2013 ... Was a Junior National qualifier ... Was also an NCSA Finals qualifier in the 50 free ... A member of the California Scholarship Federation and a three-time scholar-athlete while in high school ... Received the "Most Influential Award" and the "Denali Knapp Award" ... Was awarded the All-City Sports Award four-straight years in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Personal: Full name is Alexandra Beth Rieger ... Born February 20, 1996 in Sacramento, Calif. ... Daughter of Mark and Amy Rieger... Has two brothers in Brian and Andrew ... Mother was on the crew team at Mills College and ran cross country at Simmons College ... Father played ice hockey at Buffalo State ... Most memorable non-athletic accomplishment was teaching swimming as a volunteer with the Special Olympics ... Chose Georgia Tech because of excellent academics, the swimming program and the top-end facilities ... Majoring in business administration.



Rieger's Career Top Times (through 10/7/17)
EVENT TIME MEET
50 Free 23.30 2016 ACC Championship
100 Free 52.46 2014 GT Invitational
200 Free 1:56.94 at Pitt (10/17/15)
100 Back 55.32 2016 ACC Championship
200 Back 1:58.54 2016 ACC Championship