Eleven men, four women garner all-academic recognition
Freshman Willie Alexander finished third in the long jump with a program-best 25-00
Freshman Willie Alexander registered a school record in the long jump
LBSU men finish second, women take third
Six 49ers to compete in Big West multi-events at Anteater Stadium
2014 ALL-BIG WEST PERFORMER
LBSU OUTDOOR BESTS
Pole Vault: 17-00.75
LBSU INDOOR BESTS
Pole Vault: 16-00.75
Career: Finished his 49er career tied for 10th in the pole vault (17-00.75).
2014 (Senior): NCAA West Preliminary qualifier in the pole vault ... Runner-up at the Big West Championships with a lifetime-best 17-00.75 ... That mark is tied for 10th in school history ... Notched top-10 showings at the Anteater 4-Way Meet (T3rd), Cal-Nevada Championships (T5th), Steve Scott Invitational (6th), Triton Invitational (T8th) and Baldy Castillo Invitational (T9th) ... Competed at the Run for the Dream Invitational during the indoor season ... Cleared 15-04.25 to tie for second.
2013 (Redshirt): Redshirted the outdoor season ... Matched his indoor best of 16-00.75 at the Air Force Team Challenge (T8th) ... Tied for 11th at the MPSF Championships (15-10).
2012 (Junior): Was the 49ers' top finisher in the pole vault at the Big West Championships, coming in sixth overall (15-11) ... Won the event at the Triton Invitational with a then lifetime-best 16-05.25 ... Added third-place performances at the Beach Classic, Big West Challenge and Steve Scott Invitational ... Also competed in two meets during the indoor season ... Took fourth at the Run for the Dream meet and fifth at the Air Force Team Challenge with a season-best 16-00.75.
Junior College: Competed two years in track & field at American River College in Sacramento ... Led the Beavers to the state title in 2011 ... Squad also won the Northern California and Big 8 championships ... Claimed the conference and Nor Cal titles in the pole vault ... Took third at the state championships and was the runner-up at the NorCal meet in 2010 ... Established a season-best 16-04.75 as a sophomore.
High School: Lettered two years in track & field at El Dorado High School ... Finished second in the pole vault at the league and section championships as a senior ... Cleared a season-best 14-04.
Personal: Majoring in kinesiology with an option in physical education.
- Recruiting Information
- Men's Track & Field Questionnaire
- Women's Track & Field Questionnaire
- Contact Information
- Head Coach Andy Sythe - Jumps, Multis
- Shawn Winget - Distances
- LaTanya Sheffield - Sprints, Hurdles
- Cory Loebl - Throws
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