Eleven men, four women garner all-academic recognition
49ers will hold first of two home meets March 1-2 at Cerritos College
LBSU posts 10 marks that rank among the top-10 in school history
49ers will send 30 athletes to Seattle for conference meet
Freshman Willie Alexander registered a school record in the long jump
2012: Redshirted the outdoor season ... Garnered second-team All-America honors with a 12th-place showing in the mile at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Was also the MPSF Indoor champion ... Bettered his own school record by crossing the finish line in 3:59.08 ... Became the first 49er in program history to run a sub-four mile ... Also placed fourth at the UW Invitational (4:03.39) and sixth at the Husky Classic (4:00.70).
2011: Big West qualifier in the 1500m and 5000m ... Scored in the 1500m, finishing eighth overall with a season-best 3:48.59 ... Placed fourth in the 800m at the Big West Challenge (1:53.67).
2010: All-Big West performer with a runner-up finish in the 1500m at the conference championships (3:50.55) ... NCAA West Preliminary qualifier in the 1500m ... Won the event at the Steve Scott Invitational with an LBSU lifetime-best 3:44.28 ... That mark ranks second in school history ... Ran a personal-record 1:51.95 in the 800m at the Triton Invitational ... Shattered the indoor school record in the mile with a time of 4:03.94 at the Husky Classic ... Scored for the 49ers at the MPSF Championships with a sixth-place showing (4:04.36).
2009: NCAA West Regional qualifier in the 1500-meter run ... Established his qualifying time and the third-best mark in 49er history at the Big West Challenge, crossing the finish line in 3:47.76 ... Placed ninth overall in the 1500m at the Big West Championships (3:51.57) ... Notched a top-five finish in the 800m with a season-low 1:53.52 at the UCLA Invitational ... Competed in the 800m at the MPSF Indoor Championships.
High School: Lettered in both cross country and track at Modesto High School ... Advanced to the California state meet where he finished fifth overall as a senior.
Personal: Advanced to the 1500m semifinals at the 2012 U.S. OIympic Trials ... Established a lifetime-best 3:37.68 at the 2012 USATF High Performance Meet ... Four-year member of the 49er cross country team ... Two-time All-Big West performer ... Selected to Long Beach State's President's Ambassadors Program ... Majoring in accounting.
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