Alexis Laleman
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    Alexis Laleman

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    East Moline, Ill.

    High School:
    United Township

    Height:
    5-5

    Event:
    Breast/IM

    High School: Lettered four years in swimming for coach Dave Busch ... pool record-holder and state participant in the 200 medley relay ... school record-holder in three relay events (200 medley, 200 free and 400 free) ... most valuable swimmer in 2007 ... four-time all-area and All-Metro selection ... recipient of the Western Big 6 Award in 2006 ... most improved swimmer in 2006 ... swam for the East Moline Swim Club, also coached by Busch ... has entered in numerous art exhibits, with entries winning Best in Show honors ... member of National Honor Society ... named an Illinois State Scholar.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 19 ... daughter of Joseph and Barbara Laleman ... has one brother, Sean Hudgens ... majoring in astronautical engineering ... plans to become an astronaut/pilot ... hobbies include drawing and painting, swimming, rocketry, robotics, model building, needlework, reading, horseback riding and auto mechanics ... favorite movie is Count of Monte Cristo ... greatest moment in sports was making it to state in the 200 medley relay ... person in history she'd like to meet is Napoleon, "to see how short he really is" ... favorite athlete is Amanda Beard, because "she swims the same stuff I do" ... if she could trade places with one of her teammates for a day, it would be Alison Ceranski, because "she's an awesome sprinter" ... favorite quote: "If you have a lane, you have a chance."

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