Track & Field

Alex Black
Alex  Black


Downey, Calif.

High School:
Downey HS



2009: NCAA West Regional qualifier in the high jump ... Placed 12th at the Big West Conference championships ... Matched his career-best of 6-10.75 to win the event at the UCLA Invitational ... Reached that height again the following weekend, finishing in a tie for first at the Big West Challenge ... Tied his indoor lifetime-best of 6-08 at the NAU Team Challenge and the Mountain T's Invitational.

2008: NCAA Regional and Big West qualifier in the high jump ... Finished third at the Big West Challenge with a lifetime-best 6-10.7.

2007: Placed fifth in the high jump at the conference meet ... Notched a top 10 finish at the MPSF Indoor championships, recording the ninth-best jump in school history (6-08).

High School: Ran four years of track at Downey High School ... Helped the Vikings to a league championship in 2002 ... Set the school record in the high jump at 6-10 ... That mark also ranked second in the state ... Finished fourth at the Golden West Invite ... Lettered two years in basketball.

Personal: Two-time MPSF and Big West All-Academic selection ... Sister, Katie, was a member of the Long Beach State track and field team from 2007-09 ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.

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