Academic Honors -- Garnered First-Team Academic All-America honors (at-large sports) from CoSIDA in 2010 ... has been named to Navy's Superintendent's and Commandant's Lists five times each ... earned all-academic honors from the CWPA (water polo) and the Patriot League (swimming) during his freshman year and from the Patriot League again in 2009.
Athletic Honors -- Selected as the 2008 Patriot League Rookie of the Meet while also earning first-team all-league accolades ... garnered second-team all-league honors in 2010.
2009-10 -- Competed in the championship final of each of his three events at the Patriot League Championship (50/100/200 free) ... helped Navy win the 200 freestyle relay crown at the championship ... posted seven individual event victories during the regular season.
2008-09 -- Recorded second-place showings in the 50 and 200 free events and placed eighth in the 100 free at the ECAC Meet ... established new career-best times in the 50 and 200 free events at the championship ... totaled a pair of wins and 12 second-place finishes in individual events during the regular season.
2007-08 -- Placed second in the 100 free, third in the 200 free and fourth in the 50 free at the Patriot League Meet ... in the process, set career-best times in all three events (only his 100 free clocking of 45.66 remains a career best) ... helped Navy sweep the three freestyle relay titles at the championship ... recorded four goals and two assists in 15 games as a member of the Navy water polo team ... the Mids won the Eastern title and won the third-place game at the NCAA Tournament.
High School -- Graduated from Naperville North High School ... led the water polo team to a 25-5 record and sectional title in 2007 ... earned All-American, all-state and all-sectional honors in the sport as a senior.
Personal -- Alexander James Buck ... born March 26, 1989, in Chicago, Ill. ... aerospace engineering major.