School: Bettendorf High School
Coach's reason for the nomination: "Lexi is one of our captains, and will be a four-time state qualifier," said coach Mike Ahrens. "She shows exceptional hard work. She has been a leader for multiple years now, she also has a really athletic dive."
How the athlete trains: "I lift twice a week and swim seven times a week, and sometimes we mix in a little extra conditioning outside of the water during our swim practices."
Athlete's advice for others who want to play this sport: "I would say to other wanting to try swimming, it will be hard, but do not give up right away because you will get more comfortable in the water the more you swim."
Athlete’s plan after high school: "After high school, I plan to swim at a four year university, and major in finance."