Shawnee High School:
Four-year letter winner in sprint freestyle and breaststroke at Shawnee HS for coach Eric O'Neill ... Named Burlington County Swimmer of the Year as a senior ... State champion in the 200 Medley Relay and First Team All-South Jersey in the 50 Free ... Holds five school records ... Top-times include: 21.29 in the 50 free, 47.44 in the 100 free, 58.52 in the 100 breast and 2:11.15 in the 200 breast ... As a junior, earned First Team All-Conference in the 100 free and 100 breast ... Also played soccer and lacrosse his freshman and sophomore years ... National Honor Society member.
Full name is Alex Michael Mesisca ... He was born on March 4, 1995 in Voorhees, N.J. ... Son of Mary and John Mesisca ... Has a younger sister, Jenna (13) ... Intends to major in Finance.