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Alex Vollelunga
Alex Vollelunga


San Antonio, Texas

High School:
Churchill HS

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 170




2002-03 Season: At 2003 Pac-10 Championships, finished sixth in the 1-meter (278.10)... During dual meet action, won the 1-meter and was fourth in the 3-meter against California... Finished first in the 1-meter and was third in the 3-meter against Stanford...

2001-02 Season: At the 2002 Pac-10 Championships, placed seventh on the 3-meter (478.65) and eighth on the 1-meter (274.35)... Against Arizona State, placed third on the 1-meter (208.00)... Finished third on the 1-meter (290.63) at Stanford... Was also third on the 3-meter (317.7) against California...

2000-01 Season: Placed 10th on the 3-meter (275.55) at the 2001 Pac-10 Championships... At USC, finished second on the 1-meter (281)... At the Arizona Invitational in Tucson, was second on the 1-meter (300)... Against Arizona State, placed third on the 3-meter (350.63)...

National & International Competition - 2000: At the Spring Junior Nationals, was sixth in the 3-meter... Finished fourth on the 1-meter springboard... 1999: Was in 29th in the 3-meter at the Summer Senior Nationals...

Prep: Earned four varsity letters in diving for coach Craig Nolder at Churchill High School in San Antonio, Texas... District and regional champion in both 1999 and 2000... Two-time state champion... Earned All-America honors in both 1999 and 2000... 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: Born Philip Alexander Vollelunga on Mar. 20, 1982, in Mesa, Ariz.... Son of Phil and Valerie Vollelunga... Has two younger brothers, Mark and David... Father was a member of the Air Force Academy water polo team from 1972-76... At the age of 13, Alex competed at the national level in gymnastics... Spent one summer training with the Chinese National Gymnastics Team... Majoring in photography.