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
2013: Saw his senior campaign cut short due to injury ... Competed only at the Big West Championships where he finished 10th in the 1500m ... Ran the mile during the indoor season ... Placed 12th overall at the MPSF Championships ... Registered a season-best 4:01.62 at the Husky Classic.
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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