Alexander Rigione
Alexander Rigione
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fairfield, Conn.
High School: Saint Joseph
Major: Exploratory
  • Three-year letter-winner who competed in 11 events at the Landmark Conference Championships in his career
  • Earned All-Landmark Conference honors in three events

Senior Season (2018-19)

  • Took part in three events in his final Landmark Conference Championship meet - the 100-freestyle, 200-freestyle and 50-freestyle
  • Highest finish came in the 200-freestyle (7th) in a time of 1:47.40; placed eighth in the 100-freestyle (48.55) and 14th in the 50-freestyle (22.36)
  • Competed in nine total events in his final season in the program
  • Highest finishes on the season came against Juniata/Goucher on Nov. 3, where he had a pair of runner-up places in the 800-freestyle (10:25.04) and 1000-freestyle (12:00.67)

Junior Season (2017-18)

  • Competed in eight meets during the season and swam in three individual events at the Landmark Conference Championships
  • Placed sixth in the 200 freestyle and 15th in both the 100 freestyle and 500 freestyle at the conference championship meet
  • Won two events during the season, finishing first in the 200 freestyle against Elizabethtown on January 13 and also claiming first in the 100 freestyle against Drew on January 17
  • Posted 11 top-five results on the year including nine top-three finishes 

Sophomore Season (2016-17)

  • Helped Scranton finish second at the 2017 Landmark Conference Championships, as he finished in the top five in all five events he swam in
  • Captured the top spot in the 200-freestyle, hitting the wall in 1:44.82
  • Helped two relay teams finish second at the Landmark Championships to earn Second Team Honors in both events: the 800-freestyle relay and 400-freestyle relay
  • Swam the anchor on both relay teams at the Landmark Championships
  • Also swam in the finals of the 500-freestyle and 100-freestyle, finishing fourth and fifth, respectively, in each event
  • During the regular season, he swam in six of the eight dual meets the Royals took part in, winning the 100-freestyle in his first collegiate meet against Goucher on Nov. 5

Landmark Conference Championships Finishes

2019

  • 50 Freestyle (14th, 22.36)
  • 100 Freestyle (8th, 48.55)
  • 200 Freestyle (7th, 1:47.40)

2018

  • 100 Freestyle (15th, 49.61)
  • 200 Freestyle (6th, 1:46.31)
  • 500 Freestyle (15th (4:54:58)

2017

  • 500-Freestyle (4th, 4:50.48)
  • 200-Freestyle (1st, 1:44.82)
  • 800-Freestyle Relay (2nd, 7:07.59)
  • 100-Freestyle (5th, 48.35)
  • 400-Freestyle Relay (2nd, 3:12.09)

Awards/Honors

  • 2017 All-Landmark Conference First Team Selection (200 freestyle)
  • 2017 All-Landmark Conference Second Team Selection (800 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay)
  • Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll (2017, 2018, 2019)

High School/Personal

  • Prepped at Saint Joseph High School.
  • Is the son of Tracie and Anthony Rigione.