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Alexandra Bilunas
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Duchesne Academy
Other College: Navy
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Honors & Awards

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2014)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2013; Spring 2013)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014)
  • Eight-Time High School All-American
  • Three-Time Nebraska High School State Champion
  • 14-Time Nebraska High School State Medalist
2014-15 (Outlook)
Alexandra Bilunas turned in a strong junior season and set career bests in all of her events.  While swimming a career best time in the 50-yard freestyle at the Big Ten Championships, Bilunas earned herself an NCAA B Cut.  With 11 top-five finishes and four first place performances, Bilunas will hope to build off of her success and carry it over into a strong senior season.

2013-14 (Junior)
Bilunas produced a strong 2013-14 season, she compiled 11 top-five finishes.  The Omaha native set career bests in all four of her events.  Three of her career bests came at the Big Ten Championships.  Bilunas raced to times of 22.91 in the 50-yard freestyle,  50.96 in the 100-yard freestyle, and 55.94 in the 100-yard butterfly.  In the classroom, Bilunas earned Academic All-Big Ten recognition.

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Bilunas did not compete in 2012-13 after transferring from the U.S. Naval Academy before the season. In the classroom, she earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2013.

Previous
A decorated athlete, Bilunas was a three-time state champion at Duchesne Academy in Omaha and owns the fourth-fastest time in the 50-yard freestyle in the state of Nebraska. An eight-time All-American, Bilunas was Duchesne’s team captain as a senior and was named the school’s Athlete of the Year in 2010-11. Bilunas helped propel Duchesne to three River City Conference titles and captured 14 medals at the Nebraska state championships. Bilunas graduated from Duchesne Academy in 2011 before spending her freshman season at the U.S. Naval Academy in 2011-12.

Personal
The daughter of Joseph and Carol Bilunas, Alexandra was born May 6, 1993, in Omaha, Neb. She has one sister, Brianna, and is majoring in biology at Nebraska. Bilunas was a member of Duchesne’s National Honor Society and a Girl Scout Gold Award recipient.

Career-Best Times

Event

Time

Meet (Date)

50 Free

22.91

Big Ten Championships (2014)

100 Free

50.96

Big Ten Championships (2014)

100 Fly

54.42

Big Ten Championships (2014)

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