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2013 Men's Swimming & Diving Roster

Alex Dehner


Tallahassee, Fla.
Lawton Chiles

2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection


Top Times


100 Free: 46.06 (Auburn, Jan. 25, 2014)

200 Free: 1:39.67 (Auburn, Jan. 25, 2014)

500 Free: 4:42.31 (Pinch-A-Penny All-Florida Invitational, Oct. 3-5, 2014)

100 Back: 49.49 (2014 Bulldog Last Chance Meet)

200 Back: 1:46.08 (2014 Bulldog Last Chance Meet)

200 Fly: 1:58.43 (Pinch-A-Penny All-Florida Invitational, Oct. 3-5, 2014)

200 IM: 1:58.44 (Pinch-A-Penny All-Florida Invitational, Oct. 3-5, 2014)



50 Free: 25.19 (2013 Southern Zone Sectional)

100 Free: 54.26 (2012 Speedo Junior Nationals)

200 Free: 1:57.50 (2013 Southern Zone Sectional)

100 Back: 59.32 (2013 Southern Zone South Sectional)

200 Back: 2:04.38 (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)



Competed at the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, Calif., where he posted a career-best time in the 200-meter backstroke.




Won the first event of his collegiate career in a dual meet Kentucky, as he placed first in the 200-yard backstroke in a time of 1:49.54… Competed in multiple events at the Pinch A Penny All Florida Invitational and notched his best finish in the 200-yard backstroke, as he placed second in the B-Final with a time of 1:50.30… Missed the second half of the season due to illness… Honors: 2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll.



Recorded his best meet of the season at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet, as he won the ‘B’ final of the 200 freestyle in 1:39.75 and notched his collegiate best in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:46.08… In addition, time trialed a personal-best 49.49 seconds in the 100 back at the Last Chance Meet… Set his collegiate best in the 200 free in UF’s win over Auburn with a time of 1:39.67.


Prior to Florida:

Two-time Junior National Qualifier (2011, 2012)… Holds Lawton Chiles records in the 100 free, 200 free and 100 back… Four-time Swimmer of the Year at Lawton Chiles… Coached by Ashley Moore in high school… Trained with the Area Tallahassee Aquatic Club under Terry Maul… Was named a Scholastic All-American as a senior… Parents are Ron and Patty… Has one brother, Ryan… Club teammate of classmate Alyssa Yambor-Maul… Achieved Eagle Rank in the Boy Scouts… Plays the saxophone in his spare time.


Coach Troy on Alex:

“Alex has a tremendous work ethic and has shown great improvement in the backstroke events since his arrival to Gainesville.”


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