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2011-12 Swimming & Diving
Alessandra Cianci
Alessandra Cianci
Alessandra Cianci

CLASSSr.
EVENTSFly
HOMETOWNPlantation, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLSt. Thomas Aquinas

As A Senior (2011-12)
Earned All-Conference status after earning a pair of bronze medals at the conference championship … posted third-place finishes in the 100 fly (56.00) and 200 fly (2:02.89) at the 2012 CCSA Championship (Feb. 16) and broke career-best times in the events … had a season-best time in the 50 back (30.21) and the 100 back (1:02.11) at the Georgia Tech Invite (Nov. 18) … posted a 26.50 time in the 50 fly at the 2012 CCSA Championship (Feb. 16) … one of five seniors who completed a perfect four seasons without a loss in conference play.

As A Junior (2010-11)
Earned All-Conference status after earning silver and bronze medals at the conference championship … CCSA Swimmer of the Week after her performances at FAU (Oct. 9) … posted a season-best time in the 200-medley relay with a split time of 26.32 in the butterfly leg of the race to help the Eagles defeat the Owls … won the 200 fly with a time of 2:05.25 and swam 57.29 to win the 100 fly … posted season-best times at the CCSA’s … placed second in the 200 fly with a 2:02.96 while taking third in the 100 fly with a time of 56.12 … the 200 fly time is fourth-best overall in the conference top time list … finished with a time of 2:12.84 in the 200 IM as well.

As A Sophomore (2009-10)
Placed third with a time of 2:07.93 in the 200 fly against Miami and Florida State (Oct. 17) … landed in first against FIU (Oct. 24) in the 200 fly … finished third in the ‘C’ final of the 200 fly at the Miami Invitational (Dec. 5) … finished just two-hundredths of a second behind Danielle Butler in the 100 fly placing fourth at the Georgia Southern Quad meet (Jan. 16) … part of the second-place 200 medley relay team against FIU (Jan. 23) … won the 200 fly at the same meet … earned a seventh-place finish at the CCSA Championship (Feb. 17) in the 100 fly (57.64) and fourth place in the 200 fly (2:05.01).

As A Freshman (2008-09)
At CCSA Championship, finished third in 200 Fly (2:03.96) and seventh in 100 Fly (57.18) … both times place her as the third-fastest performer in school history in each event ... also was the 10th-fastest performer in school history at the time in the 500 Free with a time of 5:25.92 swam at UNF (Jan. 17).

High School
Graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Hollywood, Florida … coached by Jimmy Parmenter ... was a member of the Spanish Honors Society.

Personal
Born on May 23, 1990 … daughter of Humberto and Carmen Cianci… marketing major … has one sister Gisella who swims at Colorado State … favorite sports moment is the United States 400 Free Relay in the 2008 Olympics … favorite sport to watch is gymnastics … one person she would like to met is Natalie Coughlin … chose FGCU because of the exceptional athletic and academic programs.

Top Times
100 Free – 56.59 – 2010 FIU (home)
200 Free – 2:00.60 – 2010 All-Florida
100 Back – 1:02.01 – Georgia Tech Invite
200 Back – 2:17.68 – 2010 FIU (home)
100 Fly – 56.12 – 2011 CCSA
200 Fly – 2:02.96 – 2011 CCSA
200 IM – 2:12.10 – 2011 CCSA