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.
Matthieu Burtez completed the meet as the Owls' top finisher recording two wins.
Owls will next swim at FSU, Jan. 17
High School: Dove at Dr. Phillips High School.
Personal: Born in Melbourne, Florida...son of William and Charis Aycock...business major.