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  Willie Alexander
Willie  Alexander

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fresno, Calif.

High School:
Central HS

Height:
5-11

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
2L


04/17/2013

LBSU Track & Field Set to Host Beach Invitational This Weekend

Nearly 2,000 individuals and 3,000 entries anticipated in 2013 Beach Invite

04/16/2013

49ers Begin Busy Week at Mt. SAC Decathlon/Heptathlon and Mt. SAC Relays

LBSU will also host the Beach Invitational at Cerritos College, April 19-20

04/12/2013

LBSU Men's Track & Field Wins Sixth-Straight Big West Challenge Cup

49er men take first, women place second

03/23/2013

49ers Finish Competition at UC Irvine Spring Break Invitational

Adam Bianchessi wins the javelin, Michael Vaughan claims the triple jump title

03/16/2013

Long Beach State Posts Seven Personal Records at Aztec Invitational

Amanda Klinchuch had a lifetime-best 12-00 in the pole vault

• 2015 BIG WEST MEN'S FIELD ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
• 2015 BIG WEST CHAMPION (LONG JUMP)
• 2014 NCAA RUNNER-UP (LONG JUMP)
• 2014 BIG WEST CHAMPION (TRIPLE JUMP)
• 2013 BIG WEST MEN'S FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
• THREE-TIME ALL-AMERICAN
• THREE-TIME NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER
• SIX-TIME NCAA WEST PRELIMINARY QUALIFIER
• SIX-TIME ALL-BIG WEST PERFORMER

LBSU OUTDOOR BESTS
Long Jump: 25-05.5 (7th all-time)
Triple Jump: 52-02.75 (T6th all-time)

LBSU INDOOR BESTS
Long Jump: 25-00 (School Record)
Triple Jump: 48-03.25 (8th all-time)

2015 (Junior): Earned USTFCCCA All-America honorable mention distinction in the triple jump ... Advanced to the NCAA Championships with a third-place finish and a season-best 51-11 at the West Preliminary meet ... Also competed in the long jump at the NCAA West regionals ... Named the Big West Men's Field Athlete of the Year ... Led the Beach to its third-straight conference championship by securing 18 individual points ... Claimed the Big West title in the long jump and finished second in the triple jump ... Established a personal-best 25-05.5 in the long jump ... That mark ranks seventh in school history ... Notched three individual victories and reached the 25-foot mark in five meets ... Placed among the top-five in six of his triple jump competitions ... Participated in one meet during the indoor season.

2014 (Sophomore): Garnered first-team All-America honors as the NCAA runner-up in the long jump (25-04.25) ... Advanced to the national championships with a third-place finish at the NCAA West Preliminary ... Finished second at the Big West Championships ... Registered a then personal-record 25-05.25 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... Also reached 25 feet at the Cal-Nevada Championships (1st, 25-03.25), Beach Invitational (T-1st, 25-00) and Drake Relays (3rd, 25-00) ... Big West champion and NCAA West Preliminary qualifier in the triple jump with a season-best 51-05.75 ... Finished ahead of the pack at the Steve Scott Invitational (50-03.5) ... Double winner in the long jump and triple jump at the RCC Quad Meet and Big West Challenge.

2013 (Freshman): Received USTFCCCA All-America honorable mention recognition ... Finished 19th in the long jump at the NCAA Championships ... Qualified for the national meet with a 12th-place showing at the NCAA West Preliminary where he had a season-best 24-11.25 ... Earned All-Big West honors in the triple jump (2nd, 52-02.75) and long jump (3rd, 24-07.25) ... His triple jump distance was a personal record and is tied for sixth in program history ... Took top honors in both events at the Big West Challenge ... Established an indoor school-record 25-00 to finish third in the long jump at the MPSF Championships ... Won the event at the Air Force Team Challenge.

High School: Lettered in track & field at Central High School ... Finished third in the triple jump and 10th in the long jump at the 2012 CIF State Finals ... Took fourth in the triple jump at the state meet as a junior ... Established a meet-record 23.5 points at the 2011 Central Section Championships ... Claimed top honors in the long jump while also placing second in the triple jump, third in the 4x100 relay and fifth in the 110m hurdles ... Named the Fresno Bee's Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Also won three letters in soccer and two in football.

Personal: Majoring in communication studies.

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