Cox advanced from a second-place finish in the preliminaries with a score of 241.85
The championships will continue on Thursday, Feb. 27.
Both the men's and women's team came in second to FSU
Freshman (2013-14): Finished fourth place and broke a school record as part of the 800 free relay team (6:36.39) at the Conference USA Swimming and Diving Championships...finished 17th in the 200 free (1:41.69) and 500 free (4:36.94) and 12th in the 200 butterfly (1:52.94) at C-USA Championships.
High School: Swam at Dr. Phillips High School for Head Coach Natalie Nickson...five-time school record breaker...Metro-champion...district champion...regional champion...national qualifier for the United States and Puerto Rico...earned Principals Honor Roll honors...member of the National Junior Honor Society and National Honor Society...All-Academic honors...achieved highest GPA in the conference.
Personal: Communications major...son of Omar and Shannon Olivares...father played MLB...professional goal is to make the Olympic swim team and to become an actor or newscaster...enjoys skydiving, ultimate frisbee, and ping-pong.