Alina Fong Athlete Profile

Alina Fong

Alina Fong
Positions: Freestyle, Distance Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2009-2013 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: East High School

Personal

  • Parents are Kim and Bryan Fong
  • Has two brothers
  • Brother Chad swam for the Cougars
  • Born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Majoring in Wildlife and Wildland Conservation
  • Honor roll in high school
  • Yearbook staff

Before BYU

  • East High School letterwinner under head coach Mark Grey
  • All-American
  • Region champion
  • State champion
  • Top times: 500 free (5:06), 1650 free (17.45)
  • Competed for the Hilltop Aquatic Club under former BYU assistant coach, Deward Loose


2009-2010 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in ten dual meets for the Cougars
  • Ranked ninth in the 200 free for the Cougars with a time of 1:56.02 at the MWCC
  • Ranked sixth in the 500 free for the team with at time of 5:07.52
  • Ranked fourth in the 1000 free for the Cougars with a time of 10:30.58 against San Diego State
  • Ranked third in the 1650 free with at time of 17:10.57, achieved at the MWCC, earning the fifth spot on the BYU all-time list
  • Received the MWC Academic All-Conference award

2010-2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in nine dual meets for the Cougars
  • Recorded two first-place finishes during the season in the 500 free against Seattle and the 1000 free against Air Force
  • At the MWCC, placed 13th in the 1650 with a time of 17:08.36
  • Ranked 15th in the conference for the 1650 free and 22nd for the 500 free
  • Ranked second for the Cougars in the 1000 and 1650 free as well as third for the 500 free
  • Recipient of the Academic All-Conference award

2011-2012 | Junior Year

  • Competed in six dual meets for the Cougars
  • Ranked fourth for the Cougars in the 1000 free (10:32.85) and fourth in the 1650 free (17:28.28)
  • Recipient of the Academic All-Conference award

2012-2013 | Senior Year

  • Competed in nine meets for the Cougars
  • Named to MPSF All-Academic Team
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 1000 Free (10:47.56) against Oregon State
  • Ranked third on the team in the 500 Free (5:04.41) and 1650 Free (17:09.28) and fourth in the 1000 Free (10:44.88)