Alex Cisneros
Alex  Cisneros


Garden Grove, Calif.

High School:
Rancho Alamitos HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 145



Gophers Finish Fourth at Big Ten Championships

Minnesota concluded the Championships with 378 team points .


Gophers Wrap Up Day One of Minnesota Challenge

Competition continues Saturday at 11am and 6pm


Gophers Wrap up Day One of Minnesota Challenge

Competition continues Saturday at 11am and 6pm


Jared Anderson's Last Week In Hawaii

Jared blogs about the Gopher's final days in Hawaii


Blog #3 From Jared Anderson in Hawaii

Follow along with some entertaining beach stories as well as the tough training schedule!

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2013-14 Junior Season:Finished 28th in the 200 Fly, 29th in the 500 Free, and 18th in the 400 IM at the B1G Championships (3/10-3/12) • At the Minnesota Challenge, he placed 5th in the 200 Back, 9th in the 200 Breast, 13th in the 100 Fly, and took 2nd in the 800 Free Relay (2/7-2/8) • Placed 7th in the 400 IM in the BIG Triple Dual meet (1/31-2/1) • Against Hawaii, he placed 6th in the 400 IM (1/11) • Placed 4th in the 500 Free, 6th in the 200 Fly, 1st in the 400 IM, 19th in the 100 Fly at the Jean Freeman Invite (12/6-12/7) • Finished 13th in the 400 IM, 15th in the 200 Fly and 13th in the 1650 Free and the Minnesota Grand Prix (11/14-11/16) • Against North Dakota, he placed 3rd in the 200 Butterfly (11/9) • Competed in the 200 fly and the 500 free in the dual meet against Arizona State (10/5).

2012-13 • Sophomore Season: Earned a top time in the 1650 free and swam in the preliminaries at the Big Ten Championships for the 500 free and 200 fly (3/1) • finished in the top eight for the 100 back and the top ten for the 200 back in the Minnesota Challenge (2/8) • landed the eight spot in the 200 fly in the 2013 triple duals (2/1) • placed in the top three in the 200 fly in the North Dakota win (1/25) • finished fourth overall against Hawaii in the 200 fly (1/12) • had a personal top time in the 200 free with 1:47.09 at the Jean Freeman Invitational (12/1/12) • placed fifth in the 400 IM and eighth in the 200 fly at the Grand Prix (11/10/12) • finished fifth in the 200 fly vs Iowa (11/2/12) • placed fourth in the 200 fly and fifth in the 400 IM against Wisconsin (10/2612) • competed in the 200 butterfly and 500 freestyle at Michigan (10/5/12).

2011-12 • Freshman Season: Established three top times at the Big Ten Championships • placed 15th in the 200 fly (1:47.67) • finished 29th in the 400 IM (3:59.83) • finished 31st in the 500 free (4:27.25) • member of the second place 800 free relay at the Minnesota Challenge • also placed second in the 200 fly • letterwinner.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Rancho Alamitos High School • high school coaches were Shelby Arthur and Marybeth McGowan • swam for the Mission Viejo Nadadores, coached by Bill Rose • state 100 fly champion as a junior and senior • 200 free champion as a sophomore • earned All-Garden Grove League honors all four years of high school • swam for Team Mexico in the 2009 North American Challenge Cup, placing third in the 1,500-meter free • runner-up in the 200-meter butterfly at 2011 US junior nationals • also lettered in water polo three times • USA Swimming Scholastic All-American • President's Award recipient • honor roll student.

Personal: Born December 9, 1992 • undecided on a major • son of Antonio and Elvia Cisneros • has three older siblings: Antonio, Samantha, and Maritza • Antonio and Samantha both swam in college • lists swimming an Olympic Trials cut in the 200-meter butterfly as his most memorable sports thrill.

Cisnero's Top Times:

500 free • 4:26.01 • 2014 B1G Championships

1650 free • 15:30.17 • 3/1/13

200 fly • 1:47.46 • 2/25/12

400 IM • 3:52.58 • 2014 B1G Championships


Gophers Hold Annual End of Season Banquet

Gophers Hold Annual End of Season Banquet

4/16/2018 - M. Swimming

Minnesota celebrated the 2017-18 season at its annual banquet to recognize the team's accomplishments as well as individual award winners.

Gophers 2017-18 Season Rewind

Gophers 2017-18 Season Rewind

4/3/2018 - M. Swimming

2017-18 saw the team earn individual championship titles, impressive dual record, numerous individual top times and new school record times.

Gophers Finish 15th at NCAA Meet

Gophers Finish 15th at NCAA Meet

3/24/2018 - M. Swimming

The University of Minnesota earns their best finish at the NCAA meet since 2011.

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