Junior Matthieu Burtez had FAU's most first place finishes on the day with two
Cox advanced from a second-place finish in the preliminaries with a score of 241.85
Owls will next swim at FSU, Jan. 17
Freshman (2013-14): Placed sixthinthe 1 meter dive and eighth in the 3 meter diveat the Conference USA Swimming & Diving Championship...finished fourth at C-USA Championships in the 10 meter platform...named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for holding a GPA of 3.0 or betterfor the year.
High School: Swam for coach Travis Lombard atUniversity High School...placed sixth in States 3A...competed in the Metro East Championships in his junior year and placed first...finished third in regional meet setting a new school record for most points in a 1 meter dive meet...qualified for all-conferenceteam.
Personal: Business major...son of Christina and Frank Neilson.