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    Alexandra  Butera
    Alexandra Butera
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Havertown, Pa.

    High School:
    Haverford

    Height:
    5-3

    Event:
    Diving

    Birthdate:
    10/01/1994

    Club:
    West Chester Diving

    08/06/2014

    UConn Places 180 Student-Athletes On American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

    UConn had student-athletes honored in each varsity sport The American sponsors

    08/06/2014

    UConn Places 180 Student-Athletes On American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

    UConn had student-athletes honored in each varsity sport The American sponsors

    03/11/2014

    Husky Divers Complete Day Two Of The Zone Championships

    Taryn Urbanus placed fifth in the 3-meter final on day two of the Zone A Diving Championships

    03/10/2014

    Husky Divers Wrap Up Day One Of The Zone Championships

    Sophomores John Brice and Taryn Urbanus both place in the finals of Monday's events

    03/10/2014

    Husky Divers Wrap Up Day One Of The Zone Championships

    Sophomores John Brice and Taryn Urbanus both place in the finals of Monday's events

    At UConn: Returned to the NCAA Zone A Meet this past season as a sophomore, competing in both the 1 and 3-meter at the event… Made the finals and earned 11th place in both events at the Zone Meet… Earned the 2015 UConn Diver Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award… Named the American Athletic Conference Female Diver of the Week (Feb. 3, 2015) after tallying a pair of second-place finishes in UConn’s meet against Dartmouth (Jan. 31, 2015)… Placed fifth (290.15) in the 3-meter final at the 2015 Conference Meet and was seventh in the 1-meter with a score of 245.75... Had an opportunity to train with a quality diving program over the summer following her first year at UConn... Should be a factor at the conference championships again next year.

    Achievements: All-State and All-American while at Haverford... Was captain of her team... Inductee of Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame... USA National and zone qualifier... Regional qualifier.

    Personal: Born Oct. 1, 1994... Daughter of Louis and Michelle Butera... Has one sister named Olivia (16)... Digital advertising Major.

    Why UConn: "I chose UConn because I feel as though I can grow here academically and as an athlete."