Cox advanced from a second-place finish in the preliminaries with a score of 241.85
The championships will continue on Thursday, Feb. 27.
The Owls collected four first-place finishes against the Panthers
Matthieu Burtez completed the meet as the Owls' top finisher recording two wins.
Florida Atlantic Student-Athletes Excel Academically
Freshman (2013-14): Placed 10th at the Sun Belt Conference Championships in the 200 free (1:51.5)...finished in 17th- place in both the 500 free (5:03.8) and 100 free (53.2) at the conference championship.
High School: Swam for head coach Rob Ramirez at Gainesville High School.
Personal: Exercise science major...daughter of Timothy and Jacquie Dodge...enjoys cooking.