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.
Junior (2013-14): Placed in the top eight inthe 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly at Conference USA Championships...recorded career best times in the 50 freestyle (23.30), 100 freestyle (50.67), 200 freestyle (1:50.04), and 100 butterfly (54.84).
Sophomore (2012-13): Set a school record in the 100 butterfly (54.84)...won two bronze medals, 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly, and a silver medal in the 100 freestyle at the Sun Belt Conference Championships.
Prep/Club:Received eight medals, two gold, and finished second at the Swedish Senior National Championships in the 400-yard freestyle relay with her Täby Sim club team...swam for coach Jens Fridorff and Isabel Heed...won a bronze medal in 4X100 freestyle at Swedish Nationals in July 2014.
Personal: Business major...born in Nyköping, Sweden...daughter of Maria Engdahl and Ove Nilsson.