Alexander Ignatov
Alexander Ignatov
Height: 5-11
Year: 2020
Hometown: Trumbull, Conn.
High School: Trumbull
Events: Distance Free

Entering the 2018-19 season, Ignatov ranks in the top 20 all-time at Bates in these events:

400-yard individual medley, 1st (4:05.68)

500-yard freestyle, 1st (4:36.45)

1,000-yard freestyle, 1st (9:35.52)

1,650-yard freestyle, 1st (16:03.29)

800-yard freestyle relay, 4th (6:57.35) and 9th (7:00.52)

100-yard breaststroke, 13th (1:00.51)

200-yard freestyle, 17th (1:46.10)

2017-18: NESCAC Winter All-Academic selection.... At the NESCAC Championships, Ignatov broke his fourth team record with his trial time of 4:05.87 in the 400-yard individual medley, topping the mark of 4:09.40 set by Drew Beland in 2016.... Ignatov placed 12th overall and fourth in the consolation final with his time of 4:05.68, lowering the record by another 0.19 seconds.... Ignatov also owns Bates' three distance freestyle records.

2016-17: Earned a Scholar All-America Honorable Mention from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America.... Earned All-NESCAC honors for his third-place showing in the 1,650-yard freestyle at the NESCAC Championships.

Major: History.

High School: CT Swimming Scholar Athlete, Varsity Track and Field, Varsity Cross Country, English Honor Society