2012-13 (Freshman Year)
Competed in six of the team's meets and qualified for the NCAA Championships ... Earned honorable mention All-America honors at the NCAA Championships as a member of the 200 freestyle relay squad ... Also competed in the 100, 200 and 500 free at the NCAA Championships ... Swam the 100, 200 and 500 free and was a member of the 200 freestyle, 800 freestyle and 400 medley relay teams at the Big Ten Championships ... Claimed gold in the 200 free at the Big Ten Championships (2/21-22), touching the wall in a program-best 1:44.83 ... Also set a school record in the 500 free at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 4:42.11 ... Member of the second place 200 freestyle relay team at the Big Tens that set a school record with a time of 1:28.96 ... Finished second as a member of the 400 freestyle relay squad at the conference championships, turning in a time of 3:16.15 ... Member of the 800 freestyle relay team that set a school record at the Georgia Invitational (11/30-12/1) with a time of 7:08.26 ... Claimed first place in the 100 free in a dual meet with Towson (2/2) with a time of 52.10 ... Finished first in the 200 free versus Villanova (11/10), touching the wall in 1:50.30 ...Turned in a career-best time of 23.15 in the 50 free at the Georgia Invitational.
Attended John Rennie High School, but swam for the Pointe Claire Swim Club and head coach Ryan Mallette ... Earned the highest honor, Victor Davis Award, from PCSC in 2011 ... Named team MVP in 2012 and 2010 ... Competed in four events at the 2012 Canadian Olympic Trials, finishing eighth in the 200 freestyle, 12th in 400 freestyle, 13th in 100 freestyle and seventh in 50 freestyle ... Swam four events at the 2010 Pan Pacific Championships, helping the 4x200 freestyle relay team to a silver medal ... Also swam the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 400 freestyle and 100 butterfly ... Swam at the Canada Games in 2009, taking part in the 50 and 100 freestyle finals and the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle relay teams, winning the 200 freestyle relay ... Also competed at the 2009 North America Challenge Cup.
Full name is Alyson Patricia Ackman ... Born in Montreal, Quebec on February 6, 1993 ... Daughter of Mike and Lisa Ackman ... Has one brother, Mathew, and one sister, Samantha.