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Alex Vollelunga
Alex Vollelunga


San Antonio, Texas

High School:
Churchil HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 145




FRESHMAN (2000-01): Placed 10th on the three meter at the 2001 Men's Pac-10 Championships with 275.55 points... At Southern California, placed second on the one meter with 281 points... At the Arizona Invitational in Tucson, placed second on the one meter, scoring 300 points... Against Arizona State, placed third on the three meter with 350.63 points.

PREP: 2000: At the Spring Junior Nationals, placed sixth in the 3m springboard... Finished fourth in the one meter springboard... 1999: Came in 29th in the three meter springboard at the Summer Senior Nationals... HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters in diving for coach Craig Nolder at Churchill High School in San Antonio, Texas... A two-time district champion in 1999 and 2000... 1999 and 2000 regional champion... A two-time state champion... Earned All-America honors in both 1999 and 2000... A 2000 district record holder... The San Antonio Express News Male Athlete of the Year in both 1999 and 2000 for swimming and diving... Churchill Male Athlete of the Year in 2000.

PERSONAL: Philip Alexander Vollelunga... Born 03/20/82 in Mesa, Ariz... Son of Phil and Valerie Vollelunga... Father graduated from the United States Air Force Academy, and mother graduated from Arizona State University... Father is a pilot for Northwest Airlines, and mother is a small business owner... Father was a member of the USAFA water polo team from 1972-1976... At the age of 13, competed at the national level in gymnastics... Spent one summer training with the Chinese National Gymnastics Team... Plans to major in industrial design, with career goals of becoming a sports equipment or toy designer... Hobbies include playing the drums, music, mountain biking and outdoor activities.