Competed two years under diving coach Jason Baumann at the University of Minnesota ... Held the team's top score in the 3-meter event as a freshman ... Also established the third-best score in school history on the platform ... Claimed the Gophers' second-highest point total on the 1- and 3-meter boards as well as the platform as a sophomore ... Helped Minnesota to their third Big Ten championship in 2008.
Earned four letters under head coach Katie Grinell at Eden Prairie High School ... Garnered NISCA All-America honors as a junior (2004-05).
Alexandra Berlin Barstad was born Dec. 30, 1988, in Minneapolis, Minn. ... Daughter of Janice and Steve Barstad ... Mother ran track and father competed in water polo at the University of Minnesota ... Majoring in biology at San Diego State.