Alexander Hardwick
Alexander Hardwick
Height: 6-2
Weight: 193
Year: So.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
High School: Upper Saint Clair
Position: Free, Back
Major: Economics & Finance
Parents: Daniel & Georgia

Career Best Times:

20.55 50 Free 3/16/2016 NCAA Championships
44.88 100 Free 12/3/2015 Miami Invitational
1:43.56 200 Free 1/29/2016 vs. Sewanee
24.14 50 Back 12/4/2014 Miami Invitational
50.64 100 Back 3/16/2016 NCAA Championships
55.54 100 Fly 1/29/2016 vs. Sewanee


2015 All-America
400 Medley Relay 2nd
All-UAA 100 Back 3rd
2016 National Champion 200 Free Relay
400 Free Relay
All-America 200 Free Relay 1st
400 Free Relay 1st
400 Medley Relay 6th
All-America Honorable Mention 100 Free 14th
All-UAA 200 Free Relay 2nd
400 Medley Relay 2nd
200 Medley Relay 3rd
400 Free Relay 3rd


Prior to Emory:

Was a four-year member of the Upper Saint Clair High School team, serbing as the team captain from 2012-14... Was a 13-time All-American, a 12-time PIAA medalist, and a 15-time district medalist... The WPIAL District 7 record holder in the 200 and 400 free relays... Helped his team to the WPIAL Championship in 2011 and the WPIAL Section Championship in 2011, 2013 and 2014... Recorded career-best times of 20.95 in the 50 free, 45.40 in the 100 free, 1:39.96 in the 200 free and 51.91 in the 100 back... Was coached by Tom Donati and Dave Schraven... Was a Junior Nationals qualifier... Also ran track.


Born September 20th... Mother, Georgia, ran track a the University of Pittsburgh for one year... Father, Daniel, played football at Lafayette College for one year... Finished in second place at the 2014 chemistry olympics... Was a two-time Dean's List honoree and a National Honors Society member in high school.

Why he chose Emory:

"I chose Emory for the opportunity to swim on a team with high expectations and a hard-working tight knit community."