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Alex Shackell: Rising Star in American Swimming
Alex Shackell's Swimming Achievements
Age Category Records:
Shackell achieved the #2 time in the 15-16 National Age Group (NAG) rankings with a time of 47.44 in the 100 free.
She also achieved the #6 all-time swim in the 15-16 NAG with a time of 2:08.68 in the 200 fly.
Shackell broke two state records in prelims, with a time of 22.05 in the 50 free and 51.16 in the 100 fly.
High School Swimming:
At the high school sectional meet, Shackell won the 50 free with a time of 22.42 and the 100 fly with a time of 52.04.
Shackell and her team broke the National High School Record in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:36.98.
Carmel broke the national high school record in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:30.23.
Shackell verbally committed to the University of California, Berkeley, making her the top-ranked recruit for the class of 2025. Her commitment was highly regarded as she was the top 50/100/200 freestyler and 100/200 flyer, complementing Claire Weinstein, the #3 recruit in the class, who excels in the 500/1000/1650 freestyles.
At the 2022 Junior Pan Pacific Championships, Shackell won gold in the 100 fly and anchored the gold-winning American 400 free relay team.
She set multiple Junior Pan Pacs records in the medley relays alongside her teammates.
Shackell qualified for the World Championships in the 200 free and 100 fly events.
Shackell participated in various other events and competitions, achieving personal best times and making significant contributions to her teams.
Overall, Shackell's swimming career showcases her talent and dedication, earning her impressive achievements at both the national and international levels.
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