Cox advanced from a second-place finish in the preliminaries with a score of 241.85
The championships will continue on Thursday, Feb. 27.
Anett Kovacs and Matthieu Burtez concluded the meet as FAU's top finishers both collecting multiple wins.
The Owls collected four first-place finishes against the Panthers
Matthieu Burtez completed the meet as the Owls' top finisher recording two wins.
Freshman (2012-13): Set fourth best time of the season at the All-Florida Invitational in the 50 yard free (21.25)...recorded the team's top finish for the season in the 100 yard free (44.61), 200 yard free (1:38.15) and 500 yard free (4:31.50) for the season...second best time of the season in the 1000 yard free (10:05.71)...finish in the 50 yard fly was the fourth best for FAU's season...fifth in 100 yard fly (51.90)...received a 4.0 GPA in the spring 2013 making the president's list and contributing to the team's CSCAA Scholar All-American Award.
Personal: Business major...son of Olivier and Dominique Burtez...hopes to swim in the Rio De Janeiro Olympic games in 2016...enjoy sports, having fun with friends, and going to the beach.